Job Description

Extended Job Title
Assistant Professor - Pediatrics

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr

Org Level 7
513001 - Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

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

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions

The Division of Ambulatory General Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Lubbock is looking for an outstanding pediatrician to join their division.  Responsibilities include direct patient care in the general pediatric ambulatory clinics, with the predominant site being in Southwest Lubbock.  Additionally, the pediatrician will provide inpatient care in the family care nursery within the normal rotational schedule of other general ambulatory pediatricians and coverage up to twice a month at our rural school-based clinic approximately 60 miles away.  Besides clinical service, there is an expectation for participation in educating future health care providers, conducting research, participating in quality improvement, and engaging in advocacy in settings where normally developing children and children with special health care needs receive high value comprehensive, team-based care that is flexible and responsive to new health care delivery models.

Qualified candidates must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in General Pediatrics. Once Board Certified, it is the expectation, that one would enter maintenance of certification.  The selected candidates will receive a faculty appointment in the Department of Pediatrics on the Clinical Non-Tenure track at the academic level commensurate with experience and qualifications.

*In regards to relocation reimbursement, this is only for out of Lubbock county residency.

Grant Funded?

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

Pay Basis

Work Location

HSC - Lubbock

Pedi Administration Lbk Genl

Required Attachments
Professional License or Certification, Professional/Personal References, 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.

Job Group
Assistant Professor


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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
MD or DO degree required.

Must provide three professional letters of reference.

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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