The Department of Immunology & Molecular Microbiology (IMM) in the TTUHSC School of Medicine seeks to recruit a NIH-funded investigator to fill a 12-month tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in any area of Immunology and Microbiology that will support the growth of the department. The department is currently comprised of six full-time faculty and 22 adjunct graduate faculty. The School of Medicine has made substantial new investments in IMM; these include the recruitment of a new Chair Dr. Afzal Siddiqui, remodeling of existing spaces to make state of the art modular laboratories and commitment to provide nationally competitive start up packages. The research in IMM is currently funded through grants from the National Institutes of Health, Horizon 2020/European Union, the Welcome Trust, the CH Foundation, the RIGHT Fund and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. This position is the first of a series of positions in IMM, with a primary appointment in the School of Medicine, state-supported salary, and a concurrent appointment in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences that affords opportunity to recruit and advise excellent graduate students from the Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology graduate programs. Salary and lab set-up package are nationally competitive. Rank and salary are dependent upon qualifications and experience. Applicants must have a terminal degree (Ph.D., M.D. or US Equivalent) and a commitment to sustained funded-research. We are committed to diversity in education and employment, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
IMM/TTUHSC is in Lubbock, Texas, 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, heath 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.
Interested candidates must apply online at https://sjobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/Home/Home?partnerid=25898&siteid=5281#jobDetails=723420_5281 Requisition ID: 28815BR. Position will remain open until filled. 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. Candidates should also provide names of up to five individuals from whom recommendation letters may be requested. Additional information about research objective/goal and strategic plan for IMM can be obtained via by contacting Dr. Afzal Siddiqui by email (Afzal.Siddiqui@ttuhsc.edu).