Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

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Associate Professor or Higher Clinician Medical Educator

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 11/30/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 410910
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Professor or Higher Clinician Medical Educator

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

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

Requisition ID
14904BR

Optional Attachments
Research Statement, Teaching Philosophy, Transcript, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
This position contributes to the university's mission through teaching, scholarship and service. The successful candidate will:
  • Participate in the collaborative development and delivery of the pre-clerkship medical school curriculum (years 1-2), with an emphasis on curricular elements related to the teaching and assessment of clinical reasoning, clinical skills and professional development
In addition, and more generally, the successful candidate will:
  • Provide one-on-one support, feedback, and advising to medical students assigned to one of four academic learning communities (‘colleges’)
  • Co-facilitate discussion-based sessions devoted to topics such as medical ethics, controversies in medicine, evidence-based medicine, critical thinking, safety and quality improvement, communication, humanism, empathy, wellness, life-long learning, bias, leadership, and professionalism
  • Work closely with other faculty to develop and deliver an integrated curriculum which blends basic science and clinical concepts
  • Employ a variety of teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, and team-based learning
  • Participate in the collaborative development and implementation of simulated patient cases including standardized patients scenarios, worked case examples, virtual patients, computer simulations and other formats
  • Provide formative and summative assessment of medical student performance through a variety of methods including the co-development and implementation of objective structured clinical examinations, and rubric-guided grading of clinical skills with narrative feedback
  • Work closely with course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the educational program goals and objectives established by the School of Medicine
  • Engage in scholarship, clinical service, and academically-related public service
  • Adhere to institutional policies and procedures
  • Demonstrate professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professionalism Responsibility


Grant Funded?
No

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

Pay Basis
Monthly

Work Location
El Paso, Texas

Preferred Qualifications
  • Training or experience in curriculum development, student mentoring, medical skills instruction, and performance evaluation of medical students
  • Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning
  • Interest in medical education scholarship
  • Participation in national organizations or committees devoted to medical education


Campus
HSC - El Paso

Department
Clinic and Basic Sciences Elp

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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
Faculty

Shift
Day

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
  • M.D./D.O. or equivalent
  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited residency training in one of the following medical specialties:  Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics, Psychiatry or Surgery
  • Licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board Certified by one of the member boards of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS)
  • Established record of clinical practice and medical teaching


Does this position work in a research laboratory?
No

Application Instructions

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