Assistant Professor - Center of Emphasis in Cancer - Tenure Track

Assistant Professor - Center of Emphasis in Cancer - Tenure Track

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso)

El Paso, TX, United States

Faculty Positions in Basic and Translational Cancer


The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Center of Emphasis in Cancer invites
applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor
level. We seek individuals with Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degrees
with a record of accomplishment in basic
or translational cancer research
. We are particularly interested in
individuals who are completing post-doctoral training and are looking for an
initial faculty position, but also will consider applicants with several years
of faculty experience.


Ideal candidates should have scientific expertise and interest in one
or more of the following areas, particularly as they relate to breast, colon,
liver, cervical and prostate cancers: cancer development and progression,
experimental therapeutics, cancer biomarkers, and cancer genomics and proteomics.


Successful candidates will be expected to:


Contribute to the university’s mission

Develop and maintain rigorous, externally funded
research programs

Participate in the center’s activities

Teach and mentor students, fellows and other

Engage in cancer research activities both
statewide and nationally


Recruited faculty will be supported by generous start-up funds, a competitive
salary, modern facilities and instrumentation, and administrative and
infrastructure support. Faculty with clinical interests in oncology will be
eligible for a secondary appointment in another department in the Paul L.
Foster School of Medicine.


Interested candidates
should apply online at and
reference requisition 15044BR or 15046BR. For further information, potential
applicants may inquire confidentially with Peter Rotwein, M.D., Vice President
for Research, at or


Positions will remain
open until filled. Applications will be reviewed immediately.


is 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, national origin, age, disability, genetic
information or status as a protected veteran.

Please apply via recruiter’s website.