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Asst/Assoc Professor - Medical Educator

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Other Medicine Faculty


HSC - Lubbock

Position Description
Contributes to the university's mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit.

Department: Dept of Medical Education Lbk

Major/Essential Functions
The TTUHSC School of Medicine at Lubbock, Texas, is seeking three Full-Time Medical Educator positions in the Department of Medical Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels or a rank commensurate with qualifications. The School of Medicine has a nationally-recognized reputation for quality and innovation in medical education.  Faculty members will work to support all aspects of the School of Medicine and its preclinical curriculum, infrastructure, process, and procedures, with responsibilities for teaching (large- and small-group didactics), assessment, and training to assume roles in block/course leadership.  Faculty members will collaborate with other preclinical and clinical faculty members to integrate and reinforce concepts throughout the four-year curriculum, serve as content experts in developing specific educational and assessment materials to be delivered in a variety of student-centered, simulation and other innovative pedagogies, and serve as facilitators for small-group learning.
Specific areas of content expertise preferred:
  • Neuroscience
  • Pharmacology
  • Biochemistry/ Cell biology/ Pathophysiology
  • Anatomy/ Physiology
Required Qualifications

Ph.D., Ed.D., Pharm.D., M.D./D.O., or equivalent terminal degree in the biomedical sciences (Ph.D. must be in a biomedical science discipline with evidence of substantial formal training/development in one of the areas of content expertise listed above; M.D. candidates without a Ph.D. must have additional credentials related to advanced scientific training and scholarship in a biomedical science discipline.)
Credentials sufficient to merit appointment at the academic rank of Assistant Professor or higher according to the policies of the TTUHSC School of Medicine.  See documents at:

Preferred Qualifications

Experience and content expertise in areas relevant to the preclinical medical curriculum.

Leadership in directing a SOM block course.

Formal training or experience in educational theory and/or evaluation and assessment.

Applicants who are licensed, actively practicing and Board Certified (ABMS recognized) physicians with a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in a biomedical science.
Convincing promise or existing evidence of outstanding talent as an educator.

A relevant and substantial record of scholarship (including abstracts, publications and presentations).

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Professional/Personal References, Resume / CV

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 website.

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. To view this report, visit the TTUHSC Clery Act website.

Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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