Job Description

Extended Job Title
Department Chair / Associate Professor or Higher- Radiology

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Administers affairs of a clinical, basic science, or college department

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides leadership of the Department of Radiology
  • Develops, maintains and expands high quality radiology services and programs at the affiliated hospitals of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (University Medical Center of El Paso and  The Hospitals of Providence-Transmountain Campus)
  • Serves as clinical chief of radiology services at UMC of El Paso
  • Cultivate a reputation for educational excellence in undergraduate education and residency and fellowship training programs
  • Successfully recruits additional faculty to support the academic and clinical mission of the department
  • Operates the department in a fiscally prudent, transparent, and sustainable fashion
  • Develops and maintains a well-balanced department in education, service, research and scholarship
  • Fosters excellence in service, teaching, and scholarly activity in departmental faculty
  • Develops personal and professional credibility within the department, across the health sciences center, and within the community
  • Leads strategic planning and implementation for the department in which each of the missions of scholarship, education, patient care and academically-related public service are enhanced
  • Ensures a departmental culture that emphasizes collaboration and mutual trust and respect with a shared vision for the future that drives priorities and a sense of mutual responsibility and accountability for performance across the department emphasizing an environment of professionalism, and confidentiality of all clinical information
  • Enhances department morale, communication, mutual respect, inclusiveness, and creativity
  • Ensures the department achieves high performance levels in financial performance, education, high quality clinical services, scholarship/research and collaborations with colleagues and partner institutions
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedure
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations and requirements
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with PLFSOM’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
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Professor
  • A distinguished record of clinical care, teaching and scholarship with national stature
  • Experience in leading a graduate medical education program
  • Experience in the development and successful implementation of new clinical programs and services while growing existing radiological and imaging services
  • Track record of leading a diverse body of faculty, staff and learners
  • Experience in growing revenue, meeting budgets, assessing clinical and economic performance, and strengthening the department
  • Collaborative leadership skills to direct clinical, educational and research programs of the department
  • Ability to relate well within and outside the department
  • Experience in recruiting, retaining, mentoring and developing highly qualified faculty, staff, and residents
  • Experience in or a willingness to learn philanthropy pertinent to an academic department

HSC - El Paso

Radiology 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


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/DO degree or equivalent
  • Texas medical license or eligibility for Texas medical license
  • Current board certification by the American Board of Radiology
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • Leadership experience as a chair, program director, vice chair, division chief, or director in an academic radiology department
  • Experience as an actively practicing radiologist in an academic medical center

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