Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher Surgical Critical Care (Surgery)

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 hospital-based surgical critical care and trauma coverage at a level 1 Trauma Center
  • Provides pre-operative and follow up care at an academic outpatient clinic
  • Participates in teaching activities, including conferences and lectures, bedside teaching, and rounds for medical students and/or residents, and continuing medical education
  • Engages in advancement of scientific knowledge through research and/or scholarship
  • Performs a wide variety of emergency surgical procedures
  • Provides restricted on-call coverage, as scheduled
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Serves the academic community through participations in institutional governance, such as committee work and other administrative duties
  • Contributes to the community through academically-related public service complimentary to the institutional mission
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School  of Medicine's Statement of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
Applicant will work with team to complete monthly schedule

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
* Board Certification in Surgical Critical Care by the American Board of Surgery
* Experience in teaching medical students and residents
* Experience in conducting research and publishing scientific reports
* Emerging or established regional or national reputation for the rank of associate professor higher

HSC - El Paso

Surgery Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Posts in Specialty Journals, 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 website.

Job Group
Assistant Professor


EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • M.D. or D.O. degree
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited general surgery residency program
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Surgical Critical Care fellowship program
  • Texas Medical License, or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board Certification in General Surgery by the American Board of Surgery

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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