Faculty positions in Diabetes and Metabolism

El Paso, Texas
Competitive Salary
January 07 2019
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Center of Emphasis in Diabetes and Metabolism at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level.  The department seeks individuals with Ph.D., M.D., M.D.-Ph.D., or equivalent degrees with expertise and a record of accomplishments in basic and/or translational research.  Ideal candidates should have research experience pertinent to diabetes, obesity or related areas of investigation with expertise in one or more of the following areas: disease mechanisms and pathophysiology, early disease development and progression; biomarker development; proteomics; metabolomics; genomics; or experimental therapeutics.  Areas of particular interest are: islet cell biology, including beta-cell differentiation and regeneration; the metabolic consequences of sleep-disordered breathing; and the genetics, genomics, and/or epigenetics of diabetes and related metabolic disorders. Job Requisition IDs: 12313BR and 12315BR

Recruited faculty members will be supported by generous start-up funds, competitive salaries, modern laboratory facilities and instrumentation, ample protected time for research, and administrative and infrastructure support.  

Interested candidates should apply online at: http://careers.texastech.edu, and reference the relevant Job Requisition ID listed above.  For further information, potential applicants may inquire confidentially with Dr. Peter Rotwein, Professor and Chair of the Department of Biomedical Sciences at peter.rotwein@ttuhsc.edu or 915-215-4910. 

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.