Clinician Medical Educator and College Master (Open Rank)

El Paso, Texas
Aug 06, 2019
Sep 05, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

Clinician Medical Educator and College Master (Associate Professor or Higher) Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC EP) Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM)

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 Department of Medical Education. The successful candidate will assume a major educational role working with an interdisciplinary team of faculty in implementing a highly-integrated clinician presentation-based curriculim while serving as college master in one of the school's four academic colleges. Additional research and service activities will be based on individual interests, credentials and experience.

Highlights of the Community and Position:

  • Top 10 Best Places to Live for Quality of Life, US News and World Report, 2016
  • One of the Best Overall Places to Live, US News and World Report, 2017
  • #1 safest city in America with a population over 500,000
  • Multicultural environment with rich history, food, arts and entertainment
  • No local or 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

Position Description:

This position contributes to the university's mission through teaching, scholarship and service. The ideal candidate will:

  • Participate in the collaborative development and delivery of the pre-clerkship medical school curriculum (years 1-2), with an emphasis on curricular elements related to the teaching and assessment of clinical reasoning, clinical skills and professional development

In addition, and more generally, the successful candidate will:

  • Provide one-on-one support, feedback, and advising to medical students assigned to one of four academic learning communities ('colleges')
  • Co-facilitate discussion-based sessions devoted to topics such as medical ethics, controversies in medicine, evidence-based medicine, critical thinking, safety and quality improvement, communication, humanism, empathy, wellness, life-long learning, bias, leadership, and professionalism
  • Work closely with other faculty to develop and deliver an integrated curriculum which blends basic science and clinical concepts
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, and team-based learning
  • Participate in the collaborative development and implementation of simulated patient cases including standardized patients scenarios, worked case examples, virtual patients, computer simulations and other formats
  • Provide formative and summative assessment of medical student performance through a variety of methods including the co-development and implementation of objective structured clinical examinations, and rubric-guided grading of clinical skills with narrative feedback
  • 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
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professionalism Responsibility

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:

  1. Go to:
  2. Select 'EL PASO FACULTY' from the navigation menu
  3. Search for position requisition ID: 14904BR

For further information please contact:

Dr. Tanis Hogg
Search Committee Chair
Department of Medical Education
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
5001 El Paso Drive, El Paso, Texas 79905

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.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • M.D./D.O. or equivalent
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in one of the following medical specialties: Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, or Surgery
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board-certified by one of the member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Established record of clinical practice and medical teaching

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Training or experience in curriculum development, student mentoring, 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

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