Texas Tech University Associate Professor - Tenure Track in Lubbock, Texas
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.
The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX invites applications for three tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level in any area of Biochemistry, Cellular, or Molecular Biology. The department (http://www.ttuhsc.edu/SOM/cbb/ ) currently has fourteen full-time faculty members and seeks accomplished scientists to complement existing research programs in cancer, reproductive biology, diabetes, membrane protein structure and function, development, and neurodegenerative diseases. Appointments will be in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and come with a highly competitive start-up package and state-supported salary. One position will be filled by a qualified candidate at the Professor level working in cancer who will be eligible for the Harry Weitlauf Endowed Chair in Cancer Biology. This individual will also be eligible for recruitment funding through The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) (http://www.cprit.state.tx.us), a state supported fund that provides outstanding opportunities for research funding for cancer investigators in Texas. Applicants should have a Ph.D., and/or M.D. degree, and will be expected to participate in the research and teaching missions of the department. Applicants with funded programs or strong evidence of funding potential will be given the strongest consideration. The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry is committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. TTUHSC is undergoing a period of research growth across all basic science departments and has established several research core facilities available to all faculty including state-of-the-art molecular and imaging facilities (https://www.ttuhsc.edu/research/Core_Facilities.aspx ). The TTUHSC Cancer Center has many resources available to researchers including the Texas Cancer Research Biobank and the Texas Cancer Cell Repository (http://cancer.ttuhsc.edu ). The Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) (http://www.cprit.state.tx.us ) provides outstanding opportunities for research funding (including recruitment grants) for cancer investigators in Texas. TTUHSC is in Lubbock, Texas, a family-friendly city of over 230,000 residents on the South Plains of the Texas Panhandle. Our region has a diverse economy that is strongly influenced by agriculture, heath care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University providing educational and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. Lubbock weather is mild and averages 262 days of sunshine /year. Candidates should submit a single document in PDF format containing a cover letter describing their interest in the department (including possible collaborations with current faculty), a curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of their research interests. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in electronic format to email@example.com.
Do you have a Ph.D., and/or M.D. degree?
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity
PORTFOLIO: Candidates should submit a single document in PDF format containing a cover letter describing their interest in the department (including possible collaborations with current faculty), a curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of their research interests. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in electronic format to firstname.lastname@example.org.
M.D. or Ph.D. in Biochemistry, Cellular, Molecular Biology
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.
Extended Job Title: Associate Professor - Tenure Track
Work Location: Lubbock
Org Level 1: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
Campus: HSC - Lubbock
Department: CBB Lbk Genl
Does this position work in a research laboratory?: Yes
Required Attachments: Portfolio
Job Type: Full Time
Pay Basis: Monthly
Minimum Hire Rate: salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Salary Grade: 800
Travel Required: Up to 25%
Grant Funded?: No
Requisition ID: 13707BR