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, Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
This position contributes to the university's mission through teaching, scholarship, clinical service, and
academically-related public 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 curricular elements related to the teaching and assessment of clinical pathology, clinical reasoning, clinical skills, and professional development.
In addition, and more generally, the successful candidate will:
  • Participate in course administration and instruction for the pre-clerkship phase of the medical school curriculum
  • Develop and deliver an integrated curriculum, that blends basic science and clinical concepts, in collaboration with faculty members in other disciplines
  • Employ a variety of 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 course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the educational program goals and objectives established by the School of Medicine
  • Engage in the advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship
  • Provide clinical service to the extent necessary to adequately support the teaching programs of the department
  • Contribute to the community through academically-related public service complementary to the institutional mission
  • Serve the academic community through participation in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties
  • Ensure compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professionalism 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
  • Training or experience in curriculum development, student mentoring, medical skills instruction, and performance evaluation of medical students
  • 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
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for the rank of associate professor or
  • higher

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
  • M.D. or D.O. degree, or equivalent
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in anatomic and/or clinical pathology
  • Board-certified by the American Board of Pathology in anatomic and/or clinical pathology
  • Licensure or eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Texas

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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