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Assoc/Asst Prof Tenure-Track-Biochemistry, Cellular, Molecular Biology

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Posted: 10/18/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 11805BR
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Assoc/Asst Prof Tenure-track-Biochemistry, Cellular, Molecular Biology
11805BR
Lubbock
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr
HSC - Lubbock
CBB Lbk Genl
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 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 working in any are of Women's Health including reproduction, pregnancy, and cancer. This individual will be eligible for the Kayla Weitlauf Fund for Women's Health. Another position is open for rank and research area. 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 cellbiology.biochemistry@ttuhsc.edu.
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 cellbiology.biochemistry@ttuhsc.edu.
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.
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Full Time
Monthly
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
800
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.
Up to 25%
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