Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Lubbock, Texas (US)
Commensurate with experience
Closing date
Dec 14, 2023

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Life Sciences, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology
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The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center in Lubbock, TX invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Associate Professor level in any area of Biochemistry, Cellular, or Molecular Biology.

The department (https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/cell-biology-biochemistry/default.aspx) currently has fifteen full-time faculty members and seeks accomplished scientists to complement existing research programs in reproductive biology, diabetes and obesity, membrane protein structure and function, development, cancer, aging and neurodegenerative diseases. We enjoy a collegial and cooperative research environment both within and between departments that is especially conducive to collaboration and scientific discourse.

Appointments will be in the School of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and come with a highly competitive start-up package and state-supported salary. Applicants should have a Ph.D., and/or M.D. degree, and will be expected to participate in the research and teaching missions of the department. Only applicants with funded programs will be considered for this position. If applicants are identified with multiple grants and, in addition, with a significant track record of past grant funding, they may be considered for the rank of full professor. The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry is committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.


$600 – 1 million startup funds, plus 2 LABS: 373 Sq Ft and 545 Sq Ft

Additional funds potentially available for those in cancer research


TTUHSC is in Lubbock, Texas, a family-friendly city of over 250,000 residents. Our region has a diverse economy that is strongly influenced by agriculture, heath care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University providing educational and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. Lubbock weather is mild and averages 262 days of sunshine /year.


EMAIL DIRECT: CV/Cover Letter – jwt.dna@mindspring.com

PH:  J.W. TAYLOR – 800-933-1884 with questions

Interested candidates must apply online at: https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?partnerid=25898&siteid=5281&PageType=JobDetails&jobid=768185).  

Candidates should submit a single document in PDF format containing a cover letter describing their interest in the department (including possible collaborations with current faculty), curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of their research interests. Candidates should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent in electronic format to jwt.dna@mindspring.com. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.            

TTUHSC is an EEO/AA/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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