About the University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, UH educates more than 41,000 students in over 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs (on campus and online), awards more than 7,800 degrees annually, and has 200,000+ alumni. The UH Cullen College of Engineering, established in 1941, has played a vitally important role in educating engineers in Texas. With more than 3,500 students, the college offers degree programs in Biomedical, Chemical & Biomolecular, Civil & Environmental, Electrical & Computer, Industrial, Mechanical and Petroleum Engineering, with specialty programs in the areas of Aerospace, Materials, and Computer and Systems Engineering.
About the Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI)
Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) was formed in 2004 to rapidly and efficiently translate discoveries made in the laboratory and the clinic into new diagnostics, therapies, and treatments. HMRI’s 440,000 square-foot building is dedicated solely to research, designed to foster collaboration across multiple disciplines, and equipped with the world’s most advanced technology to help research scientists, physicians, and engineers cure disease. Opportunities exist in the fields of: Translational Imaging, Nanomedicine, Systems Medicine and Bioengineering, Cancer, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes and Metabolic Disease, Infectious Diseases, Neurosciences, Inflammation and Epigenetics, Genomic Medicine, Transplantation Biology, and Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine.