Assistant/Associate Professor in Neuroinformatics and Gene Editing

The University of Texas at San Antonio Brain Health Consortium (BHC) is seeking applications for up to two tenure-track assistant or associate professor positions in the areas of neuroinformatics and gene editing.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree in bioinformatics, neurobiology, biomedical sciences, genetics, genomics, or related field. Applicants must have the ability to direct an independently-funded research program exploring any aspect of neurobiology and brain health.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates in neuroinformatics with experience in all computational areas are strongly encouraged to apply, especially statisticians and computer scientists focused on genetic disorders in general and technical proficiency and in-depth understanding of GWAS or systems-level understanding of integrated genetic, transcriptomic, and phenotypic datasets. It is highly preferred that the candidate in gene editing have experience in cutting-edge methodologies in CRISPR/Cas9 and transcriptional regulation (inducible dCas9 regulators).

RESPONSIBILITIES: Teach courses in field of expertise, including in the area of bioinformatics, genetics, genome engineering, neurobiology, stem cell biology, or regenerative medicine. Direct an independently-funded research program exploring any aspect of brain health.

APPLICATION: Applicants should submit their application materials through

Review of completed applications will begin immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.


UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire; and be willing to complete a criminal background check.