Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Amarillo, TX, United States
Aug 29, 2023
Position Description Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit. Rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor and applicable salary are dependent upon candidate’s qualifications and experience. Major/Essential Functions The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Surgeon to work in a clinically diverse program, serving a large region of West Texas known as the Texas Panhandle. The candidate should have exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality and an interest in training pediatric residents and medical students. This is a full academic faculty position. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center medical school was recently ranked #1 nationally among graduates as “The best place to learn”. Surgical education is a core mission of the school and works closely with two local nationally operated hospitals, with both being designated a Level III Trauma Center. Faculty enjoy competitive salaries benchmarked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package which includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, generous support to attend regional and national meetings, as well as, an attractive retirement package. Primary duties include the following: Provide Pediatric Surgery services at UHS- Northwest Texas Hospital and Ardent-BSA Hospital. 2 outpatient clinic days per week Provide training and teaching to residents and medical students. Required Qualifications MD degree. Completion of a Pediatric Fellowship. Board certified within a year from hire date. 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. EEO Statement All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran. Jeanne Clery Act The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal statute requiring colleges and universities participating in federal financial aid programs to maintain and disclose campus crime statistics and security information. By October 1 of each year, institutions must publish and distribute their Annual Campus Security Policy & Crime Statistics Report (ASR) to current and prospective students and employees. You can locate this report through our website at: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/emergency/clery-report.aspx .