Department of Community, Family and Addiction Sciences
Texas Tech University
Application Due: January 1, 2020
Type: Nine month, Tenure-track
Position Availability: September 1, 2020
Salary: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications
The Addictive Disorders and Recovery Studies program in the Department of Community, Family and Addiction Sciences seeks an energetic faculty member to join a growing program. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct meaningful research, and provide service to the department, the college, and the University as necessary. The preferred applicant should be able to show a clear progression toward recovery science research and funding effort and success. Research collaboration is expected and opportunities for multi-disciplinary research exist within the college and university. The College of Human Sciences and the Office of the Vice President for Research offer generous research and seed grants and research start-up packages to new faculty. The Office of the Vice President for Research and the TTU Teaching Learning and Professional Development Center offer a variety of excellent services and free workshops to faculty.
Minimum Qualifications and Responsibilities:
Assistant/Associate Professor. Doctorate related to Addiction and Recovery or a related field such as, family scholars, health professionals, mental health or social scientists with a demonstrated focus in addiction/recovery. Applicants are expected to establish a focused research program and engage in scholarship or creative activity that attracts outside funding in the form of fellowships, grants, exhibits, etc. A record of service and engaged outreach appropriate to the discipline or profession is also expected. This is a Security Sensitive Level I Position: Applicants for this position will be subject to a background check and may be required to be fingerprinted.
Texas Tech University was founded in 1923 and is located in Lubbock, TX, in the heart of the South Plains. The university has an enrollment of over 38,000 students and plans to continue growing that enrollment, including the undergraduate, graduate, law and medical campuses. Interdisciplinary service and research ventures are encouraged. TTU has a dynamic strategic plan, which includes growing the university’s service to the diverse citizens of West Texas.
As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minorities, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.