Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher (Ctr of Exc Disease/Bio Rsch)

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

Optional Attachments
Research Statement

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 academically-related public service
  • Teaches and mentors students, fellows, and other trainees
  • 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
  • Ensures compliance with the regulations, policies, procedures, and standards of ethical conduct in the planning, conducting, and reporting of research and scholarly activity
  • Participates in teaching team-taught courses at TTUHSC El Paso
  • Mentors graduate students, post-graduate trainees and medical students
  • Engages in advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship
  • Serves the academic community through participations in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties
  • Contributes to the community through academically-related public service complementary to the institutional mission
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the 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
  • Track record of sustained success in extramural grant funding 
  • Emerging or established national or international reputation for the rank of associate professor or higher
  • Scientific expertise and interest in bacterial and viral pathogenesis

HSC - El Paso

Ctr of Exc Disease/Bio 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 website.

Job Group
Assistant Professor


EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • M.D. or an equivalent degree, Ph.D. in the field of biomedical sciences, or M.D.-Ph.D.
  • Experience in teaching graduate students and/or medical students
  • Record of accomplishment in basic, translational, or clinical infectious disease research
  • Minimum of three (3) years post-doctoral experience in biomedical sciences or related area
  • A continuous publication record in peer-reviewed journals
  • For physician applicants who wish to engage in clinical practice: Board certification by an ABMS member board and a full, unrestricted Texas medical license (or eligibility for licensure) are required

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

Jeanne Clery Act
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

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