Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor-Residency Program Director

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
  • Serves as the Program Director of the ACGME-accredited Psychiatry Residency Program by assuming the responsibility and accountability for overall residency program administration and operations
  • Takes charge of resident recruitment and selection, evaluation, promotion of residents, and disciplinary action
  • Works closely with the associate dean for graduate medical education, the department chair, and the affiliated clinical facilities to foster optimum clinical learning environment for resident education
  • Oversees residency curriculum in the context of patient care
  • 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
  • Conducts research and scholarly activities in support of teaching and patient care
  • Engages in academically-related public service
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • 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
  • 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/D.O.
  • 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 documented educational and/or administrative experience in graduate medical education

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