Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor - Tenure Track

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
281001 - Dept of Public Health Lbk

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

Requisition ID

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Recommendation/Referral, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Teaching. Faculty members are expected to provide instruction and student advising as assigned by the departmental chairman.
  • Classroom instruction responsibilities include holding class for the entire period for which the class is scheduled (including the final examination period) and evaluating students' work and assigning grades within the policies of TTUHSC and the Board of Regents to students officially enrolled in the class.
  • Academic Advisement. Academic advisement concerning the program requirements and related courses is one of the responsibilities of the departmental faculty.
  • Curriculum Development. The faculty of the department have the responsibility "to prescribe and define courses of study for (their students)"Research.
  • Faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly and research activities which enhance their professional development and contribute to their disciplines.

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Faculty candidates who fall within the subspecialties of Environmental/Occupational Health, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, or a combination of Environmental Health and Epidemiology will be given preferred review. Although primarily seeking expertise in the three aforementioned areas, candidates from any area of public health will be considered.


HSC - Abilene

Dept of Public Health 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

Occasional Duties
  • Candidates from diverse research areas; candidates with previous academic position(s) especially in programs or schools of public health.
  • Candidates with strong research skills, excellent publication and extramural funding records, curriculum development experience, and demonstrated teaching excellence.
  • Candidates should provide record of or potential for scholarly activity whenever possible, as well as the demonstrated potential for effective teaching using a variety of methodologies.


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

Required Qualifications

The candidate must possess a Dr.PH or ScD, or a PhD in a Public Health Discipline. An MD with an MPH is also acceptable.

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

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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