Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor (Psychiatry)

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
  • Contributes to the clinical, education and scholarship missions of the department
  • Develops and/or expands clinical service, which enhances the reputation of the institution and meets an important niche for behavioral health care in the region+
  • Supervises resident, medical students and fellows in clinical settings
  • Actively participates or leads teaching activities in the area of psychiatry and behavioral sciences in undergraduate medical education, graduate medical education and continuing medical education
  • Advises, mentors and provides career guidance to learners and early-career faculty
  • Conducts clinical and/or translational research and publishes in peer-reviewed journals
  • Actively participates or leads clinical, education or research-related committees in the department, school or health sciences center
  • Performs other academically-related administrative duties as assigned
  • Exceptional candidates will be considered for the Edward Stern Endowed Professorship in Psychiatry
  • 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 Statement of Faculty Responsibility

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Expertise in biology and treatment of thought disorders
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English)

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
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/D.O.
  • Successful completion of ACGME- accredited residency program in psychiatry
  • Board-certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Licensure or eligibility for medical licensure in Texas
  • Demonstrated track record in research and peer-reviewed publications
  • Regional or national recognition of clinical, educational or research expertise

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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