Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)

The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry in the TTUHSC School of Medicine seeks to recruit a faculty member in an assistant professor rank (non-tenure track). The successful candidate must have a strong track record of excellent publications in top-tier scientific journals and a research focus on neurological functions and behavioral tests in mouse/rat models. This position provides opportunities to develop independent research projects for intramural and extramural grant funding. The responsibilities of this individual include not only conducting basic and translational research but also mentoring and overseeing graduate students. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to apply for a joint faculty position in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences which would allow the individual to recruit and mentor graduate students in the Ph. D., M. D./Ph. D. program in biomedical sciences and in the M. S. program in biotechnology.  

The department ( currently comprises fourteen full-time faculty studying biochemistry and cellular and molecular biology of widely ranging topics in medicine and biology, including cancer, reproduction, diabetes, metabolism, development, 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.

This position will be a primary appointment in the School of Medicine. Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D. or M.D.) and salary is commensurate with experience and expertise. Ability and enthusiasm for teaching will be desirable but not a requirement. The Department of Cell Biology and Biochemistry is committed to diversity in education and employment, and we encourage women and minority candidates to apply. Interested candidates must apply online at Requisition ID: 29802BR. Candidates should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter describing their interest in the position (including possible collaborations with current faculty), curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of research interests. Candidates should also provide names of three individuals from whom recommendation letters may be requested.

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