Job Description

Extended Job Title
Professor - Pediatric Surgery

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
  • In collaboration with the Department of Surgery Chair, the candidate will provide leadership in the strategic direction of the division
  • Provide medical education to medical students/residents
  • Participate in research activities and/or projects
  • Actively participate in the academic mission of the Surgery Department
  • Perform a wide variety of pediatric surgical procedures
  • Provide in-patient and out-patient care
  • Ensure that the region's pediatric surgery call schedule is completed and sent out to contracted hospitals
  • Participate in Emergency room call panel at contracted hospitals
  • Create global health as an area of surgical emphasis
  • Demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based pediatric surgical care and the development of quality improvement initiatives
  • Adhere to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Statement 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
  • Strong work ethic and good team player
  • Board certification in general surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Experience in teaching students and residents
  • Experience in conducting research and publishing scientific reports
  • Established national reputation for the rank of professor

HSC - El Paso

Surgery Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments
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
Full 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 training in General Surgery
  • Successful completion of ACGME accredited fellowship training in Pediatric Surgery
  • Texas Medical License or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board certification in pediatric surgery by the American Board of Surgery
  • Emerging regional or national reputation for the rank of associate professor

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