Assistant / Associate Professor

Employer
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center-Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience
Location
Lubbock, Texas
Salary
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills
Closing date
Dec 3, 2021

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR POSITION

DEPARTMENT OF PHARMACOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE

GARRISON INSTITUTE ON AGING

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Lubbock, TX

The Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience (https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/pharmacology/default.aspx) in connection with the Garrison Institute on Aging (https://www.ttuhsc.edu/centers-institutes/garrison-aging) at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) invites applications from scientists for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level in the School of Medicine. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree, postdoctoral training, and independent funding. We are specifically looking for applicants with expertise and external funding in the area of Alzheimer’s disease. The successful candidate is expected to maintain an independent research program with external funding. This is a great opportunity for career and leadership development through collaborative efforts with members of the Department and Institute and the Center of Excellence for Translational Neuroscience and Therapeutics that is based in the Department and serves to bridge basic science and clinical disciplines through collaborative scholarly activities across departments and schools. Areas of existing expertise and funding include Alzheimer’s disease, chronic pain, alcohol use disorder and other neuropsychiatric conditions.

Participation in medical and graduate training is expected after an appropriate transition period. TTUHSC is an autonomous university adjacent to a vibrant college of more than 40,000 students, Texas Tech University (TTU). TTUHSC has an excellent infrastructure that includes numerous core facilities at the TTUHSC and TTU campuses (https://www.ttuhsc.edu/research/divisions/core-facilities.aspx). The Department and Institute house behavioral, electrophysiology, molecular biology, confocal and multiphoton microscopy facilities for collaborative research.

                Review of applications will start immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  A generous start-up package, fully guaranteed salary, opportunities for collaborations and collegiality provide an excellent work environment. Lubbock is a city of nearly 300,000 on the South Plains of West Texas, with a family-friendly atmosphere, good schools and a national ranking for a low cost of living and short average commute. Applicants for the positions should apply online at   View details   requisition number 25422BR and include a curriculum vitae, a summary of research interests, expertise and funding, goals and teaching experience. Applicants should also arrange for three or more letters of reference to be sent to Maria Di-Domenico (Maria.Di-Domenico@ttuhsc.edu).

Questions about the position should be directed to Volker Neugebauer, MD, PhD. Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, and Executive Director, Garrison Institute on Aging, at volker.neugebauer@ttuhsc.edu. For questions regarding the online application process please call Human Resources Recruiting, 806-743-2865. TTUHSC is an EEO/AA employer.

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