Academic Orthopaedic Surgeons

Texas Tech University HSC
El Paso, Texas
Jan 22, 2021
Jan 22, 2022
Full Time
Position Type
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation at the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) of the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is recruiting orthopaedic subspecialists to join our expanding academic department in these positions:
-Orthopaedic Trauma Surgery (Assistant Professor or Higher, Job Requisition #BR19643) 

-Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery (Instructor or Higher, Job Requisition #BR22784)

-Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Instructor or Higher, Job Requisition #BR22789) 

-Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery (Assistant Professor or Higher, Job Requisition #BR19644)

Faculty members will teach residents and medical students as well as pursue research and other scholarly activities. These full-time faculty positions offer competitive compensation and benefits packages. Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications. Successful candidates must have M.D. / D.O., ACGME accredited orthopaedic surgery residency training, fellowship training in a corresponding subspecialty, and eligibility for an unrestricted Texas medical license. Board certification by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery is preferred. Regional or emerging national reputation is necessary for associate professor/professor rank.

The Department’s unique ACGME- accredited Orthopaedic Surgery Residency program is a combined militarycivilian program between William Beaumont Army Medical Center (WBAMC) and TTUHSC El Paso, one of the largest programs in the Department of Defense. Orthopaedic residents rotate at WBAMC, University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC-EP) and El Paso Children’s Hospital.

TTUHSC El Paso is the fourth independent university in the Texas Tech University System and is comprised of the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, and the new Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine. Serving as TTUHSC El Paso’s primary teaching hospital, UMC-EP is the community’s only nonprofit communityowned hospital and healthcare system. UMC-EP serves as the Level I Trauma Center in a 300-mile radius and is a regional referral center for specialty care.

El Paso Children’s Hospital the largest expansion of pediatric medical services in West Texas. The 225K square foot hospital is the first and only separately licensed, independent, nonprofit children’s hospital in the El Paso region and is the
only dedicated pediatric hospital within a 270 mile radius.

El Paso residents enjoy a friendly community with numerous outdoor and cultural pursuits. 
  • Top 5 Safest Large US Cities, Advisor Smith, 2020
  • Lowest Cost of Living, Forbes magazine, 2018
  • All-America City (innovation, inclusiveness and civic engagement), National Civic League, 2018-19
  • 6th most populous city in Texas and 22nd in the U.S.
  • Exceptional public/private schools
  • Enjoy high-desert climate, mountain living, the 24,000-acre Franklin Mountains State Park (largest urban park in the U.S.) and skiing just 2-hours away; easy access to El Paso International Airport
  • Vibrant Arts/Culture/Recreation: Division I athletics, Sun Bowl, minor league baseball, professional soccer, museums, excellent dining/shopping, Broadway series, film festival, symphony and more

TTUHSC-El Paso recently recruited Dr. Rajiv Rajani to grow and develop Orthopaedic services as the new Department Chair. Interested applicants must apply online at for confidential inquiries, please contact:

Search Committee Chair
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
4800 Alberta Avenue El Paso, Texas 79905


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.

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