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Open Rank in Dermatology-General Dermatologist (req15746)

University of New Mexico
Job Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Posting Number req15746

Employment Type: Faculty

Faculty Type Open Rank

Hiring Department Dermatology Administration (627B)

Academic Location School of Medicine

Benefits Eligible

The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.

Position Summary

The University of New Mexico (UNM) School of Medicine Department of Dermatology seeks qualified individuals for a full-time faculty position as an academic General Dermatologist in an innovative group environment. We serve a large, diverse, medically complex population and are a consultative resource for the state of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest. The Department provides many services including: general and pediatric dermatology, phototherapy, laser, dermatologic/Mohs surgery and aesthetic services. We have a strong partnership with both Dermatopathology and community physicians. Responsibilities include primarily outpatient Dermatology and evening/weekend call coverage for inpatient hospital consultations Teledermatology is an evolving development as well. Opportunities for clinical research are available.

The UNM Health Sciences Center (HSC) is the only academic health complex in the state and is located on the UNM campus in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico. The UNM HSC prioritizes resources to its four mission areas - Education, Research, Patient Care and Community Outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care. This also provides opportunity for transdisciplinary scholarship and research with collaborations from Main Campus Scholars, Law School, School of Population Health, and robust community organizations.

The School of Medicine at UNM HSC celebrated for its innovations in medical education and has earned a reputation for making diversity in the physician workforce a priority. Candidates with attributes that support our mission include demonstrable experience promoting inclusion in the workforce, modelling cultural humility, commitment to guiding underrepresented/minority learners into professional success, and striving to use social determinants of health to address health disparities for individuals and communities. We as an institution value community engagement, as evidenced by our national recognition in rural and family medicine training programs and our groundbreaking BA/MD Programs that provide pathways for students from urban, rural, and tribal New Mexico to pursue a medical career. The Department of Dermatology is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and uses these standards as measures of excellence.

New Mexico is a recreation and art destination; Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountains to the east and a mesa to the west with breathtaking sunsets, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountain ranges. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year-round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and multilingual with 22 American Indian tribes and nations as well as vibrant Latinx, African American, and Asian American communities with excellent local cuisine, unique architecture, and multiple cultural and historic sites. NM is dense with internationally famous artists, craft breweries and wineries, and an expanding film industry.

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor or equivalent
  • Board eligible/certified in Dermatology
  • Eligible for medical licensure in NM
  • Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal DEA registration
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in working with diverse team(s) of providers, learners and staff
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities."
  • Skill leading teams with growth mindset principles
  • Commitment to UNM School of Medicine mission areas (Education, Research, Patient Care, Community Outreach)
  • Interest in helping the ACGME accredited residency program evolve and excel
  • Experience teaching and mentoring learners of various backgrounds
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted through the official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this job advertisement on a 3rd party site, please visit UNMJobs to submit an application.

Please attached the following documents: 1) Cover Letter 2) Updated CV For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Lalita Lopez de Gauntt, Department Human Resources Representative, (505) 272-6027,

For Best Consideration For best consideration, please apply by 7/30/2021. This position will remain open until filled.

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