Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor or Higher-COE Neuroscience

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
  • Builds and sustains an independent, extramurally funded research program in neuroscience
  • Embraces the vision of the Center of Emphasis in Neuroscience, engages in the Center's and Department's activities, and interacts with other members of the Center, Department, and Institution in a collegial, team-oriented fashion
  • Participates in teaching team-taught courses in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and/or the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Mentors medical and graduate students
  • Engages in academically-related public service to the academic and regional community
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable institutional, state and federal policies and procedures, especially those pertaining to research
  • Adheres to all institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • 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
  • Neuroscience research experience in extramurally funded programs
  • Experience and proficiency in cellular, biochemical, molecular and genetic methods, including animal models
  • Experience in teaching graduate and medical students
  • 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
Associate Professor


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 the field of biological sciences
  • A minimum of four years post-doctoral experience or equivalent
  • Research experience in the field of neurosciences
  • Record of peer reviewed publications
  • Experience in grant writing

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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