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Assistant Professor for Behavioral Endocrinologist

Texas Tech University-Department of Biological Sciences
Lubbock, Texas
Monthly Salary with Benefits
Closing date
Oct 14, 2021

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Life Sciences, Biology
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The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) at Texas Tech University (TTU) invites applications for a tenure-track Behavioral Endocrinologist to begin in Fall 2022. We seek a dynamic, motivated scientist to lead an innovative research program that draws from physiological, biochemical, and/or molecular approaches to address important questions in behavioral endocrinology. A focus on stress endocrinology is preferred but applications from any field of behavioral endocrinology will be considered. The candidate should have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field and will be expected to establish a nationally recognized research program and obtain grants from competitive funding sources. The candidate is expected to teach in the Anatomy and Physiology rotation and develop new courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of interest. Service duties include program-building as well as commitment to extra-curricular activities. Service to the department, college, and university levels commensurate with career stage is also expected. Post-doctoral experience and a strong record of peer-reviewed publications in behavior and endocrinology are required. 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. Preferred candidates will also have demonstrated potential for teaching excellence in both large and online classes. Experience working with diverse student populations and first-generation students is highly desirable.

TTU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a 5-star Campus Pride Index Premier Campus, and is committed to inclusive excellence (Division of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion). The Department of Biological Sciences has resolved to increase faculty diversity and create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive department at all levels; more information about the department is at

To apply, please go to and search for position 25095BR. Application materials should consist of 1) curriculum vitae, 2) three representative publications, 3) separate statements of research and teaching interests, 4) a diversity statement that addresses any past contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion and outlines plans and actions for advancing DEI at TTU (see rubric at, and 5) contact information of three potential referees.  The global coronavirus pandemic has imposed unique obstacles and challenges to academic productivity; applicants are welcome to indicate any pandemic-related constraints they have faced.

Application review will begin on 10/18/2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair Dr. Nancy McIntyre ( For further information on the department and its graduate & undergraduate programs, visit

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 those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at TTU. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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