Faculty, Population Health Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Faculty, Population Health Sciences, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Posting Date: 09/14/2018

Job Information/Description:

Faculty Positions in Population Health Sciences

The Department of Biomedical Sciences invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant and Associate/Full Professor level. We seek individuals with Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degrees with a record of accomplishment in population health research. For applicants at the Assistant Professor level, we are particularly interested in individuals who are completing post-doctoral training and are looking for an initial faculty position. For applicants at the Associate or Full Professor level, we are interested in individuals with a record of establishing an independent research program at the faculty level, and who are looking for academic advancement.

Ideal candidates should have scientific expertise and interest in one or more of the following areas: epidemiology, population genetics, cancer prevention and control, chronic disease management, health services, health disparities, behavioral sciences, or implementation and dissemination research.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Contribute to the university’s mission
  • Develop and maintain rigorous, externally funded research programs
  • Participate in departmental activities
  • Teach and mentor students, fellows and other trainees
  • Engaged in population health research both statewide and nationally.

Recruited faculty will join an active research group in the Department of Biomedical Sciences supported by generous start-up funds, a competitive salary, modern facilities and instrumentation, and administrative and infrastructure support. Faculty with clinical interests will be eligible for a secondary appointment in another department in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

Contact Information:

Interested candidates should apply online at careers.texastech.edu and reference requisition 15054BR (Assistant Professor) or 15043BR (Associate or Full Professor). For further information, potential applicants may inquire confidentially with Navkiran Shokar, M.A., M.P.H., M.D., Professor of Family and Community Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and Director for Cancer Prevention and Control, at navkiran.shokar@ttuhsc.edu; or Peter Rotwein, M.D., Vice President for Research, at peter.rotwein@ttuhsc.edu or 915-215-4910.

Positions will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed immediately.

TTUHSC El Paso is 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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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