Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor or Higher-Division Chief (Pediatric Critical Care)

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 vision, leadership, and strategic direction in promoting the educational, research, and clinical service missions of the Division
  • Mentors faculty, residents, and medical students
  • Engages in and promotes scholarship and quality improvement initiatives within the Division and the Department
  • Fosters a culture of collaboration across service lines (trauma, pediatric surgery, pediatric emergency medicine) to care for critically ill patients
  • Provides comprehensive care for seriously ill newborns, infants, children, and adolescents or those needing a high-level of monitoring in a pediatric intensive care unit
  • Supervises medical students, residents, and advanced practice professionals in the clinical setting
  • Ensures compliance with HIPPAA and billing regulations
  • Demonstrate 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

Schedule Details
Monthly schedule will be determined by the Division Chief

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Training or experience managing patients on extracorporeal life support and in trauma, neurological, and cardiac critical care
  • Established national reputation for the rank of professor

HSC - El Paso

Pediatrics Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, 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
Associate 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, or foreign equivalent
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Pediatrics Residency Program
  • Successful completion of an ACGME-accredited Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
  • Texas license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board Certification in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine by the American Board of Pediatrics
  • Experience with the education of medical students and residents
  • Progressive experience in management and leadership in an academic health center
  • A record of scholarly achievement in pediatric critical care medicine
  • Emerging regional or national professional reputation

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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