Texas Tech University Director - Biology of Aging & Dementia in Lubbock, Texas

Director - Biology of Aging & Dementia

Requisition ID 13734BR

Work Location Lubbock

Org Level 1 Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Campus HSC - Lubbock

Department Garrison Institute on Aging

Position Description Performs administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and program. Performs varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and procedures. May provide supervision and direction to clerical, paraprofessional or professional staff members.

Major/Essential Functions Performs administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and program. Performs

varied and complex administrative duties requiring independent judgment and the application of established policies and

procedures. May provide supervision and direction to clerical, paraprofessional or professional staff members.Some work

may be required outside the normal M—F, 8 to 5 work schedule. Occasional weekends and/or holidays as needed. Collaborates with the Executive Director on developing a curriculum of biology of aging and dementia for graduate program. Teaching of graduate students of biology of aging and dementia. Preparing educational materials for daily exercise activities and healthy diets. Reviewing and writing of grants, papers, posters, research data, educational literature, policies and procedures.

Occasional Duties Other duties as assigned by Executive Director to meet/accomplish the goals/mission statement of the Institute.

Required Qualifications Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field. Five years of related administrative and technical experience. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications A doctoral degree (PhD) and/or MD is essential in biology with aging, neuroscience and dementia, and experience in

aging, neuroscience and Alzheimer’s disease is preferred.

Looking for a candidate with a strong background in biology of aging and dementia. Experience in developing curriculum

of biology of aging and dementia for a graduate program; teaching of graduate students of biology of aging and dementia

and in preparing educational material for students/elderly individuals.

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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory? Yes

Are select agents used in this laboratory? Yes

Required Attachments Resume / CV

Job Type Full Time

Pay Basis Monthly

Minimum Hire Rate 4413.92

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.

Travel Required Up to 25%

Shift Day

Schedule Details Some work may be required outside the normal M-F, 8 to 5 work week.

Grant Funded? No

Job Group Other Administrative

Removal Date 04/11/2019