Medical Educator Epidemiology/Biostatistics/Public Health (Assistant Professor or Higher)

Texas Tech University Paul Foster School of Medicine
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Jan 19, 2021
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM)

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso – Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is seeking a highly qualified faculty member to join our Department of Medical Education with an emphasis on teaching epidemiology, biostatistics and public health. The successful candidate will assume a major educational role working with an interdisciplinary team of faculty to develop and deliver an integrated clinical presentation-based curriculum. The successful candidate will also engage in scholarship and academic service activities aligned with individual interests, credentials and experience.

Highlights of the Community and Position:
  • One of the Best Overall Places to Live, US News and World Report, 2018
  • #1 safest city in America with a population over 500,000
  • Multicultural environment with rich history, food, arts and entertainment
  • No local or state income tax, low housing costs, great schools, and high desert climate with scenic mountain landscape
  • Average of 300 sunny days per year
  • Dynamic and collegial work environment
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
Position Description:
  • Participates in course administration and instruction for the pre-clerkship phase of the medical school curriculum
  • Develops and delivers an integrated curriculum, which blends biostatistics, epidemiology, evidence-based medicine and public health, in collaboration with faculty members in other disciplines
  • Employs multiple teaching methods including case-based instruction, large- and small-group discussion, lecture, demonstration, simulation, and team-based learning
  • Provides formative and summative assessment of medical student performance
  • Provides individual support, feedback, and advice to medical students
  • Works closely with the course and curriculum committees, fellow faculty, and key administrators to accomplish the goals and objectives of the medical school's curriculum
  • Engages in scholarship, clinical service (if applicable), and academically-related public service
  • Adheres to institutional policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility
Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD, DrPH or equivalent degree in Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and/or Public Health or a closely related discipline, or MD/DO or equivalent medical degree
  • Expertise/experience in teaching Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and/or Public Health, especially in a clinically-oriented context for medical students
  • Evidence of scholarship in the field of Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and/or Public Health
  • Texas Medical Licensure or eligibility for Texas Medical License for physician candidates
  • Board certification by a member board of the American Board of Medical Specialties for physician candidates
Preferred Qualifications
  • Training or experience in development and delivery of an integrated medical curriculum
  • Experience with innovative teaching methods such as interactive large and small group formats, team-based learning, case-based learning, and problem-based learning
  • Experience with curriculum management software systems
  • Participation in national organizations or committees devoted to medical education
  • Experience in medical education scholarship
  • Experience in the development of grant proposals and the management of extramural funding
  • Emerging or established regional or national reputation for associate professor or higher rank

This position is salaried and fully funded. Salary, academic rank and tenure option are commensurate with experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included. All candidates must apply online:

For further information please contact:

Tanis Hogg, Dr. rer. nat.

Search Committee Chair

Department of Medical Education

Paul L. Foster School of Medicine

Texas Tech Health Sciences Center El Paso

5001 El Paso Drive, El Paso, Texas 79912

TTUHSC El Paso in 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.