Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor (Emergency Medicine)

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Serves as Assistant Director of EMS for the Division of Emergency Medical Services in the department.
  • Develops and implements EMS consult service for inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Assists with the development of EMS curricula for new fellowship program.
  • Supervises medical EMS fellows, residents and students.
  • Provides performance evaluation, skilling testing, and mentoring of residents, fellows and medical students. 
  • Provides patient care in the Emergency Department.
  • Participates in residents and faculty recruitment.
  • Serves as medical control physician for El Paso EMS while on duty in the Emergency Department.
  • Assists Department Chair with implementation of departmental polices and monitoring staffing effectiveness.
  • Participates in national societies such as ACEP, SAEM, ACMT, AACT.
  • Participates in medical research projects related to emergency medicine.
  • Participates in medical school and hospital committees.
  • Assists with development and implementation of special departmental projects; conference presentations to residents, students, nurses and EMT's.
  • Participates in chart audits and other clinical performance improvement efforts.  Attends and participates in morbidity-mortality conference and journal clubs.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility.
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures.
  • Attends mandatory training provided and required by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso.  

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by ED Medical Directors and Chair

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency program in emergency medicine.
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited fellowship program in Emergency Medical Services or equivalent experience.
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine.  
  • Knowledge and/or training in research, pediatric emergency medicine, occupational and environmental medicine or preventative medicine
  • Experience in teaching residents and medical students
  • Evidence of growth in clinical, teaching and research activities relating to the specialty.
  • Knowledge of medical Spanish.  

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Resume / CV, Statement of Vision or Purpose for the Position, Transcript

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
Assistant Professor


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.

Required Qualifications
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

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