Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Clinical Laboratory Science Program is seeking a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual to fill a non-tenure/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. Apply online at https://jobs.ttuhsc.edu/ by searching the keyword: CLS or requisition number: 21868BR. 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 26, 2021.
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
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
Additional Salary Information: 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. Internal Number: 21868BR
Internal Number: 21868BR
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Welcome to Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (http://www.ttuhsc.edu/) where a dedication to strong values, education, patient care and research has made an impact on the health of West Texas and beyond for almost 50 years. We meet the health care needs of more than 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108-county area stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies underway in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases and rural health.
· The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction (Promotion & Tenure,
Transparency, and Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
· Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
· TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15%
· Clinical Research institute available to faculty-Biostatisticians, research nurses, etc.
· Collaboration with two local hospitals, including a Children's Hospital
About Lubbock, TX
Lubbock, Texas (https://www.visitlubbock.org/) is... a city in, and the county seat of, Lubbock County, Texas. The city is located in the northwestern part of the state. The Lubbock metro population is 318,679 with a catchment area of over 1.2 million.
Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population is in excess of 300K residents of whom 40K+ are Texas Tech students, who live in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 265 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutique shopping, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family-friendly atmosphere.
Known as the ‘Hub City’ of West Texas, our diverse economy is based on manufacturing, agriculture, wholesale and retail trade services, as well as government, education and health care. Lubbock is the only city in the nation with a comprehensive university, a health sciences center, an agriculture college and a law school in one location making Texas Tech University the second largest contiguous university campus in the United States.