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Assistant Professor - Developmental Therapeutics

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:


HSC - Lubbock

Position Description
Recognized as a "Great College to Work For - Honor Roll," TTUHSC provides much more than just a job!  Ready for a rewarding career where you can develop and grow?  Join us as we change the future of health care. 

Values-Based Culture
Carnegie Classification
Hispanic-Serving Institution

Great Pediatrics Team! * Relocation Bonus! * State Pension Plan! * Excellent Benefits! * Paid Holidays!
*Generous start-up packages!*

The Cancer Center of the TTUHSC School of Medicine ( is recruiting for a faculty member in the field of pediatric cancer developmental therapeutics. The new faculty member will be supported by and be a member of the Texas Regional Excellence in Cancer (TREC) Developmental Therapeutics Center at TTUHSC funded by the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT). 

A concurrent appointment in the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences to enable the recruiting of excellent graduate students from the Biomedical Sciences and Biotechnology graduate programs.  

Department: Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
  • TREC faculty carry out translational and clinical research in cancer drug development and are funded by grants from CPRIT, the National Cancer Institute, Department of Defense, and foundations.
  • TREC faculty are supported by core resources for pharmacology, cancer animal models, a robust cancer biobank, and an early-phase clinical trial consortium (
  • The Children's Oncology Group Childhood Cancer Repository ( located at TTUHSC provides patient-derived cell lines and xenografts to investigators in 30 countries.  Examples of publications from TREC faculty: PMID: 31484706; PMID: 32291317; PMID: 32409685; PMID: 34408079.
Required Qualifications
  • MD or MD/PhD, or non-US equivalent.
  • Commitment to sustained funded research.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Board Certified or board eligible in pediatric hematology-oncology.
Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

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 website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills.

Travel Required: None

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory?
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