Assistant Professor of Immunology

Location
Lubbock, Texas
Salary
Monthly Salary with Benefits
Posted
September 14 2021
Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

The Department of Biological Sciences (DBS) at Texas Tech University (TTU) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the field of immunology to begin in Fall of 2022. The department will consider candidates studying all aspects of immunology including mechanistic research of adaptive or innate immunity, acute or chronic immunopathology, host-pathogen interactions, immunoprotection and immunotherapy. The successful applicant is expected to establish a vibrant, extramurally funded research program that contributes to the university’s emerging One Health Initiative (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/onehealth/). The successful candidate is also expected to provide rigorous research training for graduate and undergraduate students, teach Immunology and/or related courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in service to the department, college, and university. A doctoral degree and postdoctoral training in Immunology or related fields are required.

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 https://www.depts.ttu.edu/biology/.

To apply, please go to http://www.texastech.edu/careers and search for position 25099BR. 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 https://www.depts.ttu.edu/biology/resources/diversity/docs/Diversity_Statement_Rubric.pdf), 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. Kai Zhang (kai.zhang@ttu.edu). For further information on the department and its graduate & undergraduate programs, visit http://www.biol.ttu.edu.

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 welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.