Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher -Pathology (Clinic and Basic Sciences)

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

Optional Attachments
Professional/Personal Reference, Research Statement, Teaching Philosophy, Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
This position contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate will:
* Participate in the collaborative development and delivery of the pre-clerkship medical school curriculum (years 1-2), with an emphasis on teaching and assessment of the pathology, pathophysiology, and diagnosis of disease
* Develop and deliver an integrated clinical presentation-based curriculum in collaboration with faculty members in other disciplines
* Employ multiple teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, and team-based learning
* Provide formative and summative assessment of medical student performance
* Provide individual support, feedback, and advice to medical students
* Work closely with the course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the goals and objectives of the medical school’s curriculum
* Provide clinical service in the range of 20%-30% full-time effort
* Engage in scholarship in the area of pathology or medical education
* Engage in academically-related public service
* Adhere to institutional policies and procedures
* Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Depending on individual goals and interests, and as negotiated with the Chair of the Department of Medical Education, the successful candidate may also have the opportunity to:
* Serve as a ‘college mentor’ by providing one-on-one support, feedback, and advising to medical students assigned to one of the school’s academic learning communities (‘colleges’)
* Co-facilitate discussion-based sessions in the ‘College Colloquium’, a course devoted to topics such as medical ethics, controversies in medicine, evidence-based medicine, critical thinking, safety and quality improvement, communication, humanism, empathy, wellness, life-long learning, bias, leadership, and professionalism

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
Minimum Qualifications:
* M.D./D.O. or equivalent
* Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in anatomic & clinical pathology
* Board-certified by the American Board of Pathology in both anatomic & clinical pathology
* Texas medical licensure or eligibility for licensure
* Evidence of scholarship in the field of pathology or medical education
* Established record of clinical practice and medical teaching

Preferred Qualifications
* Training or experience in curriculum development, student mentoring, medical skills instruction, and/or medical student assessment
* Training or experience in the development and delivery of an integrated medical curriculum
* Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning
* Interest in medical education scholarship
* Participation in national organizations or committees devoted to medical education
* Experience in the development of grant proposals and the management of extramural funding
* Emerging or established regional or national reputation for associate professor or higher rank

HSC - El Paso

Clinic and Basic Sciences Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
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.

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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