The Department of Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center (Dallas, Texas, USA) is currently recruiting for a research faculty member to serve as a bio-informatician in the Division of General and Acute Care Surgery with the opportunity for a co-appointment in the Department of Bio-informatics. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Applicant should have a completed a postdoctoral degree. This individual will be required to oversee an independent bioinformatics portfolio and to collaborate with other laboratories in the Department of Surgery. Additionally, they will be expected to interact with the bioinformatics cores at UT Southwestern and run independent projects as well as securing funding. A commitment to basic and translational research is essential. Faculty should be comfortable with single cell RNA sequencing, single cell ATAC and proteomic analyses. Faculty should be facile with programming platforms including R and Serault. Experience with machine learning is a plus. Applicant should have completed a postdoctoral degree.
The division is internationally known for its seminal contributions in progenitor cell biology, immunology, burn and trauma, and it continues to have extremely active laboratory and clinical research programs aimed at improving patient care and gaining a better understanding of the cellular, molecular, and genetic basis of inflammation and injury. Division members are committed to scholarship and are the authors of scores of publications each year. The division is also a part of several multi‐institutional federally funded research studies, including the SiVENT trial and studies originating from the LITES consortiums. This continues a long history of leadership in multi‐institutional consortium participation, including in the previously successful Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium and the Trauma Glue Grant.
UT Southwestern ranks among the top academic medical centers in the world. Our distinguished faculty includes active Nobel Prize winners. Nearly 4,200 medical, graduate and allied health students, residents and postdoctoral fellows are trained each year. Our physicians provide care to patients at UT Southwestern University Hospitals and Clinics as well as three other affiliated hospitals.
The Dallas area boasts a low cost of living with diverse neighborhoods and great schools. The area has world class quality of life options, with more than 175 museums and art galleries, premier performance halls, numerous parks, lakes, golf courses and seven professional sport franchises.
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