Assistant Professor in Virology

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted
Nov 03, 2020
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR IN Virology: DEPARTMENT OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, TEXAS TECH UNIVERSITY, LUBBOCK, TEXAS 79409

The Department of Biological Sciences at Texas Tech University is recruiting a 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Virology to begin in the Fall of 2021.  The department will fully consider all candidates studying one or more aspects of virology including pathogenesis, transmission, virus-host interactions, cellular and molecular virology, and viral evolution. The chosen applicant will complement and contribute to the University’s emerging One Health Initiative while enhancing current programmatic strengths in the department. The successful candidate is also expected to supervise an independent and energetic research program that will attract extramural funding, provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students, teach subject area courses (e.g. MBIO 4310) at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and engage in service to the department, college, and university. A PhD and postdoctoral experience in Biology or a related field is required.

 Application materials should consist of 1) a curriculum vitae, 2) three representative publications, 3) statements of research and teaching interests, 4) a diversity statement (evaluation rubric available online), and 5) the names of three potential referees. To apply, please go to: http://www.texastech.edu/careers and search position 21968BR.

Application review will begin on December 1, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair Dr. David Ray (david.a.ray@ttu.edu). For further information on the department and graduate and undergraduate programs, see http://www.biol.ttu.edu.

TTU is designated as a Research 1, Hispanic Serving Institution, a 5-star Campus Pride Campus, and is committed to inclusive excellence. In addition, the Department of Biological Sciences is building a diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in an inclusive and equitable environment (http://www.depts.ttu.edu/biology/resources/diversity/). The preferred candidate will have an expressed commitment to working with diverse student populations.

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 minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.

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