Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor

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 residents and medical students in clinical setting
  • Provides performance evaluation, skill testing and mentoring of residents, fellows, and medical students
  • Provides patient care in the Emergency Department
  • Participates in resident and faculty recruitment
  • Serves as medical control physician for El Paso EMS while on duty in the Emergency Department
  • Assists department chair with implementation of departmental policies and monitoring staffing effectiveness
  • Participates in national emergency medicine societies such as ACEP, SAEM, AAEM
  • Participates in medical research projects relating to emergency medicine
  • Participates in medical school and hospital committees
  • Assists with development and implementation of special departmental projects
  • Participates in chart audits and other clinical performance improvement efforts
  • Attends and participates in morbidity-mortality and journal clubs
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental safety policies and procedures
  • Attends mandatory training provided and required by Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details
As required by the department chair and ED medical director

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in teaching residents and medical students
  • Evidence of growth in clinical, teaching, and research activities related to the specialty
  • Knowledge of medical Spanish
  • ACLS/PALS/ATLS certifications
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of associate professor or higher
  • Experience or education in ultrasound practices in the settings of emergency medicine with a minimum of 200 documented reviewed scans

HSC - El Paso

Emergency Medicine Elp Genl

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
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
  • MD or DO degree
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency program in Emergency Medicine
  • Board certification in Emergency Medicine by the American Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine or the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Valid unrestricted medical license or eligibility for medical license in Texas

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