Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor - Center of Emphasis in Cancer - Tenure Track

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
  • Develops and maintains rigorous, externally funded research programs
  • Contributes to the university's missions through research, teaching and service
  • Teaches and mentors students, fellows, and other trainees
  • Participates in Cancer Center activities
  • Engages in cancer research activities within the state of Texas and nationally
  • Faculty with clinical interests in oncology will be eligible for a secondary appointment in another Department in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • 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
  • Scientific expertise and interest in one or more of the following areas: cancer development and progression, experimental therapeutics, cancer biomarkers, cancer genomics and proteomics, particularly as related to breast, colon, liver, cervical, or prostate cancer

HSC - El Paso

Ctr of Exc in Cancer Rsch EP

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


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., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degree in any field of biomedical sciences pertinent to cancer research
  • Record of accomplishment in basic or translational cancer research
  • Minimum of three (3) years post-doctoral experience

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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