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Assistant Professor, Psychiatry Department

Texas Tech University HSC - Lubbock
Amarillo, Texas
Closing date
Mar 7, 2024

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Full Time
Position Type

Assistant Professor
Req# 36170BR

Position Description
Serve as a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry.  Teach medical students, residents, and fellows in the areas of Psychiatry and Pediatric/Child Psychology as part of the Department of Psychiatry in Amarillo, TX; Provide clinical services and patient care, and maintain clinical records; Engage in clinical research and writing; and Provide community and university service.

Department – Psychiatry, Amarillo

Major/Essential Functions - Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, patient care, research and service.  Teaching residents and medical students.  Giving lectures and teaching sessions to residents and medical students.  Medical practice in areas of Psychiatry and Pediatric/Child Psychology.  Adhere to institutional and departmental policies and procedures.

Occasional Duties
Maintain or develop an academic research program in the fields of Psychiatry and Pediatric/Child Psychology.  May conduct inpatient teaching rounds.

Required Qualifications
Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held.  Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity.

Preferred Qualifications
Requires:  M.D., D.O., or Foreign medical degree equivalent; Completion of residencies in Pediatrics and Psychiatry; Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics and Psychiatry; and eligible to obtain a Texas State Medical License.

Required Attachments
Resume / CV
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
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, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Application Process:
Candidates should apply online at (Req# 36170BR).  Please submit a cover letter addressing qualifications Please submit a cover letter addressing qualifications.

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