Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor (Biostatistics & Epidemiology)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Conducts high-quality independent methodological/analytical research in bioinformatics/biostatistics/data science/statistical genetics
  • Teaches graduate level courses in bioinformatics/biostatistics/data science
  • Collaborates with faculty investigators in their research design and analysis
  • Mentors graduate students and medical students
  • Trains and supervises statistical programmers in providing bio-statistical, epidemiology, and bioinformatics support services to investigators
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated track record of methodological/analytical research focused on the development and analysis of omics data, big data, and/or population genetics in the biomedical sciences
  • Teaching experience in basic and advanced bioinformatics, statistical genetics, and/or biostatistics
  • Strong interest and aptitude in working with biomedical investigators on fundamental, translational, population health, and clinical research projects
  • Experience in common statistical/bioinformatics software such as SAS, STATA, R, Python, and Perl
  • A minimum of six-year experience as an assistant professor for the rank of associate professor
  • A minimum of ten-year combined experience as an assistant and associate professor for the rank of professor
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for the rank of associate professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Molecular and Trans Medicine

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
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.

Job Group
Assistant Professor

Occasional Duties


EEO Statement
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.

Required Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistical Genetics, Genetic Epidemiology or a related field
  • A minimum of 4 years post-doctoral or equivalent experience in one of the areas listed
  • Strong record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Experience with scientific collaborations

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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