Job Description

Extended Job Title
Professor - Clinical Pathologist

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
  • Participates as a member of the clinical team and communicates with them on a regular basis
  • Offers clinical guidance and scientific advice to other health professionals on the selection, performance and interpretation of clinically relevant investigations to facilitate the diagnosis, treatment, monitoring and understanding of health and disease
  • Participates in the clinical care and management of patients as appropriate
  • Participates as required in an out-of-hours clinical advisory role
  • Ensures quality of service provided in all aspects of clinical chemistry, toxicology and point of care testing and analytical methods and instrumentation/automation by overseeing selection/recommendation, implementation and performance evaluation of analytical methods and instrumentation, quality control, quality assurance, quality improvement measures and adherence to governmental and regulatory (CLIA, CAP, TJC) guidelines and standard laboratory practices
  • Initiates and participates in clinical audit of laboratory services
  • Participates in teaching activities for medical students, residents and laboratory employees
  • Participates in research and/or scholarly activities in the department
  • Participates in committees and other administrative duties as assigned
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster SOM Declaration of Faculty Professionalism Responsibility
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and departmental billing regulations

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Schedule Details

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience
  • Demonstrated experience and interest in teaching students (all levels), residents and faculty
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • 5 years' experience beyond training

HSC - El Paso

Pathology Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, 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 or PhD Degree
  • Board-certified in clinical pathology by the American Board of Pathology (for applicants with MD/DO degree)
  • Board-certified in clinical chemistry by American Board of Clinical Chemistry (for applicants with PhD degree)
  • Demonstrated laboratory management experience

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