Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM)
The Department of Medical Education at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso – Paul L. Foster School of Medicine offers an exceptional opportunity for an education-oriented clinician to join our interdisciplinary team of faculty. Clinician medical educators contribute to the University's mission through active participation in the development, delivery and continuous enhancement of our internationally recognized integrated curriculum. Clinician medical educators also engage in research and service activities matching their individual interests, credentials and experience. Specific educational program and other academic duties, as well as percent time and effort dedicated to clinical practice, are negotiated with the Chair of the Department of Medical Education. Specific clinical duties are negotiated with the Chair of the designated Clinical Department.
Highlights of the Community and Position:
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#1 safest city in America with a population over 500,000
Multicultural environment with rich history, food, arts and entertainment
No state income tax, low housing costs, great schools, and high desert climate with scenic mountain landscape
Average of 300 sunny days per year
Dynamic and collegial colleagues eager to collaborate
Competitive salary and benefits package
This position contributes to the university's mission through teaching, scholarship and service. The ideal candidate will:
Participate in medical skills course administration and instruction for the pre-clerkship phase (years 1-2) of the medical school curriculum
Work closely with other faculty members to develop and deliver an integrated curriculum which blends basic science and clinical concepts throughout the educational program
Employ a variety of teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, and team-based learning
Develop and administer simulated patient cases in a variety of formats including standardized patients scenarios, worked case examples, virtual patients and computer simulations
Provide formative and summative assessment of medical student performance through a variety of methods including the development and implementation of objective structured clinical examinations, and rubric-guided grading of clinical skills with narrative feedback
Provide one-on-one support, feedback, and advising to individual medical students
Work closely with course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the educational program goals and objectives established by the School of Medicine
Engage in scholarship, clinical service, and academically-related public service
This position is salaried and fully funded. Salary, academic rank and tenure option are commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. All candidates must apply online at http://www.texastech.edu/careers/, position requisition ID: 10741BR.
For further information please contact: Dr. Tanis Hogg, Search Committe Chair, email@example.com, 915-215-4340.
TTUHSC El Paso in 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, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a protected veteran.
M.D./D.O. or equivalent
Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in internal medicine
Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas
Board Certified in Internal Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine
Established record of clinical practice and medical teaching
Training or experience in curriculum development, medical skills instruction, and performance evaluation of medical students
Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning
Interest in medical education scholarship
Participation in national organizations or committees devoted to medical education