HSC Senior Research Scientist, Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases, TTUHSC El Paso

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of individual selected
May 03 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

HSC Senior Research Scientist

Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases, Department of Biomedical Sciences

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

The Center of Emphasis in Infectious Diseases in the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso, seeks highly qualified applicants for following full-time position:

HSC Senior Research Scientist:

This position will contribute to the university's mission through research and service. The main focus of the research is as follows: to understand HIV immunopathogenesis and use humanized mice reconstituted with a complete human immune system by transfer of hematopoietic stem cells as an in vivo model to study HIV immunopathogenesis and to validate novel molecular therapeutic targets for HIV.

Minimum Qualification:

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. 3 years of demonstrated experience as a researcher. Should have a record of activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of research.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ph.D. in Immunology. Immunology experience. Experience with BSL 1, 2, 2+, and 3.

The city of El Paso is nestled between the beautiful Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande River and has over 300 days of sunshine a year.  It is ranked as one of the safest cities in America with a population of more than 600,000.  El Paso also is one of the most affordable cities in Texas, and has been voted as one of the best cities in the United States in which to raise a family.

Interested candidates should apply online at http://careers.texastech.edu, and reference requisition number 10448BR.  For further information, potential applicants may inquire confidentially to Guohua Yi, Ph.D.,  at g.yi@ttuhsc.edu (915-215-4248).

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.