Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor (Pathology)

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
  • Performs clinical duties to include sign-out responsibilities, grossing, frozen section coverage, night/weekend call duties, performance of bone marrow examinations and fine needle aspirations, autopsies, and presentations at tumor board
  • Management of complex gastrointestinal, pancreas, liver, and biliary tract pathology cases
  • Consulting and collaborative work in gastrointestinal and hepatobiliary cases with clinical colleagues
  • Keeping abreast of progress in the gastrointestinal pathology field to help implementation of diagnostic advancements, enhancing the quality of patient care
  • Participates in teaching activities for medical students, residents, and laboratory staff
  • Participates in research and/or scholarly activities
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility
  • Adheres to all compliance policies (e.g. HIPAA) and departmental billing regulations
  • Adheres to the institutional and departmental policies and procedures

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Successful completion of a fellowship training program in gastrointestinal pathology
  • Two or more years post-residency experience
  • Experience in teaching medical students and residents
  • Regional or emerging national reputation (for the rank of associate professor or higher)

HSC - El Paso

Pathology Elp

Required Attachments
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
  • Unrestricted Texas Medical license or eligible for Texas medical licensure
  • Board certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology or Anatomic Pathology by the American Board of Pathology
  • Fellowship training in gastrointestinal pathology or well documented experience in gastrointestinal, pancreas, liver and biliary tract pathology sign-outs
  • Experience in general surgical pathology sign-outs
  • Experience in the interpretation of frozen sections
  • Experience in the performance and interpretation of bone marrows
  • Experience in grossing and in performing autopsies

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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