Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor - Orthopaedics Surgeon / Trauma

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
  • Supervises and  teaches residents and medical students in classroom and clinical settings
  • Provides patient care in the inpatient and outpatient settings affiliated with a Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Participates in research in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation
  • Participates in Departmental scholarly activities and administration
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine’s Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or higher

HSC - El Paso

Orthopaedics Elp

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV, 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
Full 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. / D.O.
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Program
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Program
  • Texas licensure or eligibility for licensure in Texas

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

Jeanne Clery Act

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