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Open Rank Lecturer of Family and Community Medicine (req17014)

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

Employment Type: Faculty

Faculty Type

Hiring Department
Family Community Medicine FCM (160B)

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

Open Rank - Lecturer, Physician Assistant Program Faculty

The Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks a full-time faculty member for the Physician Assistant program. This position would include instructional duties (course design, development, teaching, evaluation, and planning), course coordination, test-writing and grading and clinical responsibilities. This person will serve as a problem-based learning facilitator in various blocks as assigned, and also as a student advisor. The new faculty member will actively participate in the ongoing program self-assessment process and carry out other duties as negotiated with and assigned by the Program Director (e.g. Community Outreach Coordination, HRSA grant involvement).

Our Vision and Mission: Innovation, Partnership, Education, Research

Our vision is that the well-being and healthcare of individuals, families and communities in New Mexico will be enhanced through our integration of and advocacy for the principles of Public Health and Family and Community Medicine. It is our mission to be leaders in partnering with communities to enhance the health and well-being of the people of New Mexico through innovative education, research and service.

What We Are Known For

  • Passionate about supporting and defining diversity, equity and inclusion towards improving the health of all human beings
  • Providing care to underserved and vulnerable populations
  • Consistently ranked within the top 10 in NIH research funding among Family Medicine departments nationally and currently ranks 6 th
  • #11 US News and World Report national ranking of top family medicine departments
  • Approximately half of the Health Sciences Center leadership are family Physicians (most of whom are graduates of the UNM Family Medicine Residency Program)

Patient Centered Care

In the clinical area, the candidate will be engaged in a primary care, team-based model exploring innovative methodology of health care delivery. We have a growing number of Family Medicine clinics throughout Albuquerque in which faculty practice. These are all moving toward the Patient Centered Medical Home Model and currently many of these clinics are rated the top level, PCMH (level 3).

Innovative Education

We are nationally and internationally known for educational innovation, currently in the area of the integration of medicine and public health. Our faculty are major contributors to the education of medical students at UNM and our residency program creates opportunities for rotations in both rural and underserved settings as well as UNM rotations.

  • We have several Fellowships including Maternal Child Health, Sports Medicine and Addiction Medicine.
  • We boast a large number of residents practicing in New Mexico including those not native to New Mexico
  • We are home of the UNM Physician Assistant Program

About Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM is a beautiful city with mountains to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year-round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. Albuquerque is 1 hour from Santa Fe, NM and 2.5 hours from Taos, NM, both world famous for their art and culture. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with 19 indigenous native pueblos, Navajo reservation and three Apache tribal lands. We have excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.


Salary and lecturer rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The UNM School of Medicine has a demonstrated commitment to
diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working
with broadly diverse communities.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Current NCCPA certification
  • Master's Degree
  • Minimum four years clinical experience
  • Eligible to obtain NM state PA license
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in primary care setting
  • Experience teaching MD or PA students in preclinical didactic course(s)
  • Experience teaching/precepting MD or PA students in the clinical setting
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities
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For Best Consideration
For best consideration, please apply by 9/15/2021. This position will remain open until filled.

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