Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
301101 - Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

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

Requisition ID
21868BR

Optional Attachments
Recommendation/Referral, Research Statement

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center's Clinical Laboratory Science Program is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor position with Clinical Chemistry teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate traditional and online Clinical Laboratory Science programs.  

The traditional CLS program is a 2 + 2 course of study and the online program is a 12-month post-baccalaureate certificate/second degree program. Both are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science.   These programs are part of the TTUHSC School of Health Professions that is located within a major academic medical center in Lubbock Texas. Lubbock is a city of over 250,000 on the South Plains of West Texas, with a family-friendly atmosphere, good schools and a national ranking for a low cost of living and short average commute. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.  Preferably this individual would be available to begin April 1, 2020. 
 
Position Responsibilities:

  • Delivery of CLS curriculum, primarily in clinical chemistry (traditional and online), as both didactic and laboratory course director

  • Additional responsibilities include teaching undergraduate or graduate courses as assigned by the program director or department chair within the department

  • Preparation of student assessments as appropriate for students’ academic training.

  • Serve as academic advisor to CLS students

  • Design and develop research and scholarly activities appropriate to this academic rank

  • Mentor student research projects

  • Participate at all faculty meetings; serve on committees as assigned

  • Work with peers, support staff and members of the community as needed

  • Provide clinical service as part of the Health Professions Practice Plan

  • This valuable team member will consistently perform work in a manner demonstrating professional maturity, commitment and accountability according to the five values described in TTUHSC’s Values-Based Culture: One Team, Kindhearted, Integrity, Visionary and Beyond Service.

     

  • Master’s degree required; Ph.D./Doctoral degree preferred

  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience at the college level required

  • Active Certification as MLS(ASCP)CM or MT(ASCP)CM

  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills required

  • Research/scholarly abilities appropriate to academic rank

Institutional Information:
According to a recent survey conducted by the Great Colleges to Work for program, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUSHC) is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for. TTUHSC includes the School of Health Professions, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, the School of Pharmacy and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences.  Within the Schools are numerous divisions, centers and programs dedicated to specific areas of clinical care, teaching and research.  The TTUHSC consists of several campuses and works as a partner with Texas Tech University to provide quality academic and clinical education.  Visit www.ttuhsc.edu for more information.

 

 



Grant Funded?
No

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
Lubbock

Preferred Qualifications

Ph.D./Doctoral degree preferred



Campus
HSC - Lubbock

Department
Clinical Lab Sci Lbk

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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.

Job Group
Assistant Professor

Shift
Day

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.

Required Qualifications
  • Master’s degree required; Ph.D./Doctoral degree preferred
  • Minimum 2 years teaching experience at the college level required
  • Active Certification as MLS(ASCP)CM or MT(ASCP)CM
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills required
  • Research/scholarly abilities appropriate to academic rank

Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

Salary Grade
800

Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

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