Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher (Psychiatry)

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
  • Provides leadership in administration and operations of the ACGME-accredited Psychiatry Residency Program including teaching and scholarly activity; resident recruitment and selection, evaluation, and promotion of residents, and disciplinary action; supervision of residents; and resident education in the context of patient care
  • Complies with the ACGME Program Requirements for Graduate Medical Education in Psychiatry
  • Collaborates with the associate dean and assistant dean for graduate medical education, the department chair, and the affiliated clinical facilities to foster optimum clinical learning environment for resident education
  • Facilitates residents' professional growth
  • Teaches and supervises psychiatry residents, medical students, and other trainees in clinical and classroom settings
  • Provides high-quality patient care in outpatient clinic and/or consult/liaison psychiatry service
  • Engages in advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship
  • Contributes to the community through academically-related public service complementary to the institutional mission
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Serves the academic community through participations in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Statement of Faculty Responsibility

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated record of leadership and achievement in academic psychiatry
  • Experience as a program director or an associate program director in an ACGME-accredited psychiatry residency program
  • Demonstrated record of peer-reviewed publications
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Psychiatry Dept Elp Genl

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
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency program in psychiatry
  • Current board-certification in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Texas medical license, or eligibility for licensure in Texas
  • A minimum of three years of educational experience in graduate medical education

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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