Job Description

Extended Job Title
Research Assistant Professor

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
512301 - Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

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

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
Candidate is expected to work on a recently funded drug discovery project ‘Small Molecules as Therapeutics Drugs for Alzheimer’s Disease’ in multiple mouse models of Aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Duties are to assess the behavioral phenotype of mouse models and to also characterize synapses, mitochondrial and amyloid beta/tau pathologies in treated and untreated lines of mice with mitochondrial drugs. Candidate is expected to supervise lab staff, including interns, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows and also extensively involved with organizing training programs, symposia, journal clubs and research seminars. Candidate is expected to assist Dr. Reddy with 'Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Activities'.

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
Strong communication skills, writing and speaking are important and preferred

HSC - Lubbock

Internal Med Dept Lbk Genl

Job Type
Part 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
NonTenure track


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

A doctoral degree with 3-4 years of research experience in neuroscience, cell biology, biochemistry and pharmacology.

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?

Are select agents used in this laboratory?

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