Assit/Assoc Professor- Pediatric Cancer Developmental Therapeutics

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Lubbock, TX, USA
  • Jul 12, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Lubbock

 

Assit/Assoc Professor- Pediatric Cancer Developmental Therapeutics

27261BR

HSC - Lubbock

Position Description

Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Org Level 7

513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Department

Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions

The School of Medicine Pediatrics Department at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) invites applicants for faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate level.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience.

Junior faculty position in pediatric cancer developmental therapeutics:
The Cancer Center of the TTUHSC School of Medicine  (http://cancer.TTUHSC.edu) is recruiting to an Assistant Professor level, tenure-track position in the field of pediatric cancer developmental therapeutics. The new faculty member will be supported by and be a member of the Texas Regional Excellence in Cancer (TREC) Developmental Therapeutics Center at TTUHSC funded by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). TREC faculty carry out translational and clinical research in cancer drug development and are funded by grants from CPRIT, the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense, and foundations. TREC faculty are supported by core resources for pharmacology, cancer animal models, a robust cancer biobank, and an early-phase clinical trial consortium (www.SPONC.org). The Children's Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Repository (www.COGcell.org) located at TTUHSC provides patient-derived cell lines and xenografts to investigators in 28 countries.  Examples of publications from TREC faculty: PMID: 31484706; PMID: 32291317; PMID: 32409685; PMID: 34408079.

Applicants must have a terminal degree (MD, Ph.D., PharmD, MD/Ph.D., or non-US equivalent) and a commitment to sustained funded research.  Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Preference for this position will be given to pediatric oncology physician-scientists; clinical service time will be strictly limited. The primary appointment will be in an appropriate department in the School of Medicine with a concurrent appointment in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to enable the recruiting of excellent graduate students from the Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology graduate programs.  Salary and lab set-up packages are nationally competitive. We are committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.
Lubbock, TX, is a family-friendly city of more than 250,000 residents on the South Plains of West Texas. Our region boasts a diverse economy with strengths in agriculture, health care, and higher education. Lubbock is home to Texas Tech University, providing educational and entertainment opportunities in collegiate athletics and the performing arts. The city's K-12 school system provides a solid education for children to achieve at the highest levels, including magnet, AP, and International Baccalaureate programs. Lubbock weather is mild, with an average of 262 days of sunshine per year.

Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a terminal degree (MD, Ph.D., PharmD, MD/Ph.D., or non-US equivalent) and a commitment to sustained funded research.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Candidates should submit a single PDF that includes a cover letter describing their interest in the position, curriculum vitae, and a brief summary of research interests.
     

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Research Statement, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant's race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Jeanne Clery Act

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx.

Pay Basis

Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Salary Grade

800

Grant Funded?

Yes

Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Assistant Professor

Shift

Day

Travel Required

None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

No

Job Expires

07/31/2022

Application Details

To view more information and to apply please visit: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/jobs/default.aspx


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