Professor of Molecular Science



Professor of Molecular Science

Job Class Code: 00011
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV0878
Location:
Division/Organization: Division of President
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position:
Tenure Status: Tenured
FTE: 12 month, 100%

Scope of Job:
The Department of Molecular Science at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, School of Medicine is seeking a Professor of Molecular Science. The selected candidate will carry out biomedical research in molecular science; Acquire extramural funding for research; Publish research results in scientific journals; Present research results in national and international meetings; Participate in SOM academic programs and committees; participate in community outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:
PhD in relevant biomedical sciences disciplines

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
Molecular Biology and Biochemistry; Genetic diseases of the Eye

Preferred Qualification:
Current and past R01 grant experience; Leber’s Congenital Amaurosis; retinal dystrophy;

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?:
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 05/15/2019

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date:

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Please Note:
Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/20906





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