Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor or Higher- Neonatology

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
544803 - Pediatrics Ode General

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

Requisition ID

Travel Required

Major/Essential Functions
Diagnose and provide specialized treatment to critically ill infants suffering from a variety of conditions, including birth defects, injury, and illness; stabilize newborn patients; admit critically ill infants to the unit and manage to discharge; perform procedures, such as endotracheal intubation, ventilator management, surfactant treatment, interpretation of x-rays and head ultrasounds, umbilical lines placement, and peripherally inserted venous catheter placement; coordinate transfers and discussions with other sub-specialty physicians;  meet with families to discuss care plans; evaluate morbidity and mortality data; prepare and update protocols for the neonatal intensive care unit and nursery to improve patient care; manage quality improvement procedures and transport protocol; take an active role in the medical education of nurses, respiratory therapist, residents, and medical students; participate in scholarly activities, including research, continuing medical education, and publication.

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location

Preferred Qualifications
M.D. degree or foreign medical equivalent. Completion of three year Pediatric Residency and three year Neonatology Fellowship. Must be Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified/Eligible in Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine. Must be eligible to obtain a Texas State Medical License.

HSC - Permian Basin

Pediatrics Ode General

Required Attachments
Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

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 on the Human Resources webpage.

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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, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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

Salary Grade

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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