Texas Tech University Assistant Professor Tenure Track in Abilene, Texas

Position Description

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

Major/Essential Functions

Teaching. Faculty members are expected to provide instruction and student advising as assigned by the departmentalchairman.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 prescribeand define courses of study for (their students)"Research. Faculty members are expected to participate in scholarly andresearch activities which enhance their professional development and contribute to their disciplines.

Required Qualifications

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

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.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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.

Extended Job Title: Assistant Professor Tenure Track

Work Location: Abilene

Org Level 1: Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus: HSC - Lubbock

Department: Dept of Public Health Lbk

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No

Required Attachments: Professional/Personal References Recommendation/Referral

Optional Attachments: Professional/Personal Reference Recommendation/Referral Research Statement Teaching Philosophy Writing Sample

Job Type: Full Time

Pay Basis: Monthly

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

Salary Grade: 800

Travel Required: None

Shift: Day

Grant Funded?: No

Requisition ID: 12497BR