Full Job Description
Associate Professor (Open Rank)
Inst of Environ and Human Health
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.
Candidates should be able to apply a wide range of analytical and high-throughput proteomics techniques to diverse environmental and human health scenarios.
Candidates must demonstrate a strong record of scholarship supported by peer-reviewed publications, preferably regarding toxicological proteomics and/or metabolomics, and clear potential to develop a nationally recognized research program supported by competitive extramural funding.
Additionally, the preferred candidate will demonstrate the ability to work both independently and collaboratively on applied research that complements current faculty interests, demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and play a key role in an interdisciplinary team of investigators
The successful candidate will be required to teach graduate level courses including, but not limited to, “Principles of Toxicology” and “Analytical Toxicology” courses.
Candidates who have very strong records of scholarship supported by extramural funding and who have the proven capacity or clear potential to bring externally sponsored research to Texas Tech University are encouraged to apply. Service duties include program-building, as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, university, and community is expected.
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
A PhD degree in molecular toxicology/biology or a related field is desired. Postdoctoral training and a demonstrated ability to apply for research funding is desired. Candidates with a strong background in applied analytical proteomics as related to one or more areas of environmental and/or human health science will receive preference for this position. However, qualified candidates with non-proteomic, molecular toxicology/biology backgrounds are welcome to apply.
Experience with teaching analytical research methods, and/or Principles of Toxicology is advantageous. A demonstrated and ongoing commitment to working with diverse student populations is highly desirable. Service to the department, college, university, and community is also expected.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.