Texas Tech University Associate Professor of Practice in Lubbock, Texas, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Associate Professor of Practice

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Texas Tech University

Position Description:

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching in an area of expertise, mentoring students in professional and career preparation and serving as liaison with professional contacts and entities on behalf of the department or program.

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Major/Essential Functions:

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 faculty member must committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and diversity. The successful applicant will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, mentor student recovery, facilitate collegiate community seminars, coordinate collegiate recovery program replication, sustain community relationships with government, educational and private entities, liaison with community service providers, and be the point of contact for media requests. Additionally, a successful candidate will participate in service on campus-based committees, local, regional and state boards, and provide community education regarding addiction, recovery and prevention. The preferred applicant must be an active leader in the profession and have extensive experience in working with the Lubbock recovery/prevention community.

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Work Location:

Lubbock, Texas

Preferred Qualifications:

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. A Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) with national and international credentials would also be a plus. Applicants are expected to have a record of service and engaged outreach within the community appropriate to the discipline/profession. Experience identifying and procuring community grants and participation in other grant related activities will be an important characteristic of a successful applicant for this position. 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.


Comm Family Addict Services CFAS

Required Attachments:

Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

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.

Job Group:

Other Instructors



EEO Statement:

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 does not discriminate on the basis of an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Texas Tech welcomes consideration of dual career and professional couple accommodations.

Required Qualifications:

Normally, a master’s degree in the discipline or the substantiated equivalent in professional experience of ten (10) years or more

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