RNA Biology Researcher, THINC (Assistant Professor)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

Job posting number: #7246834 (Ref:19506-en_US)

Posted: May 22, 2024

Job Description


THINC (thincbcm.org) is a BCM center of excellence that seeks to discover fundamental mechanisms of RNA biology and to translate these discoveries into early therapeutic development. THINC brings together RNA-focused colleagues from across BCM and the Texas Medical Center, the world's largest biomedical research complex. These groups study RNA biology from multiple disciplines and leverage this collective expertise to advance our understanding and treatment of diseases of aberrant RNA regulation including cancer, neurodegeneration, and infectious disease. THINC member faculty labs are integrated with a dedicated therapeutic development team with deep expertise in molecular, cellular, chemical, and computational biology. This team drives forward technology platforms and therapeutic campaigns aligned with the strategic goals of THINC faculty.

The Therapeutic Innovation Center (THINC) at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, TX invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for colleagues studying RNA biology.  Applicants' research programs may focus on the basic mechanisms of RNA regulation or modeling disease and therapeutics targeting RNA biology.  Diverse research programs studying RNA are welcome, including genetics, cell biology, computational biology, chemical biology, structural biology, biochemistry, and genomics.  Experience in studying or developing therapeutics is encouraged but not required.

Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.

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Job posting number:#7246834 (Ref:19506-en_US)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Baylor College of Medicine
United States
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