Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking an experienced physician for the position of Chair of the Department of Pediatrics for the Lubbock campus. We are looking for an individual with proven administrative and financial leadership skills who enjoys direct patient care, teaching medical student and residents and inspires and energizes faculty and staff.
TTUHSC has a vibrant medical community and we take particular pride in our diverse and talented staff, compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented providers, and dedicated teachers. TTUHSC has established itself as a leader in education and patient care and is building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies underway in areas of aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, rural health, and telemedicine. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to develop partnerships and will require strong communication skills, in order to maintain relationships with leaders of the Health Sciences Center, and our affiliated teaching hospitals, Covenant Medical Center and University Medical Center.
The Chair of Pediatrics reports to the Dean of the School of Medicine of TTUHSC. The Chair will be responsible for the full scope of the financial, academic and clinical activities of the department. The Department of Pediatrics provides a wide range of multidisciplinary patient care services. We are a physician-led integrated system and the new Chair will help to define the Department’s goals, lead others and do incredible work. The new Chair will be part of a Department that truly improves the lives of individuals and communities. At TTUHSC we take the opportunity to do something remarkable every single day. The Chair will work with:
12 advanced practice providers.
The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest that highlight the applicant’s personal vision and relevant leadership experience. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted electronically in confidence, to:
Sarah Harris, FASPR, Director of Faculty Recruitment and Enrollment at TTUHSC
Build your legacy with us:
TTUHSC-School of Medicine https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/
TTUHSC Department of Pediatrics https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/pediatrics/
Applicants will be required to apply at the following link (16735BR) https://jobs.ttuhsc.edu/department-chairperson/job/10764862
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.
Internal Number: 16735BR
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Independent since 1969
Like Texas itself, we are an independent and proud institution that is part of a larger union, the Texas Tech University System. As a university separate from Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing the people of West Texas with world-class patient care. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where people come for life-saving medical care.
The growing institution has campuses in Lubbock, Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa. More than 10,000 health care professionals have been trained within TTUHSC’s five schools (medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences, health professions, and pharmacy), and it continues to meet the health care needs of the 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108 counties stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked resea...rch environment with significant studies underway in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, and rural health.
The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction (Promotion & Tenure, Transparency, Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15%
Clinical Research institute available to faculty-Biostatisticians, research nurses
Collaboration with two local hospital systems, including a free-standing Children's Hospital