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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in Lubbock Texas, is seeking a board eligible or board-certified candidates for an Endocrinology & Metabolism Faculty position under the Department of Internal Medicine. The successful candidate will have the extraordinary opportunity to join TTUHSC at an exciting period of transition and growth. The candidate should have exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality and an interest in teaching and/or clinically based scholarly activity. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.
The Department of Internal Medicine is the largest clinical department at TTUHSC School of Medicine which houses 10 divisions that include Allergy and Immunology, Cardiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Gastroenterology, General Internal Medicine, Hematology and Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Pulmonary Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, and Rheumatology. There are 46 full time faculty, 10 part time faculty, 48 internal medicine residents, 28 subspecialty fellows, 10 post docs and 8 full time research faculty. Furthermore, there are 150 affiliate and clinical faculty in the department in addition to the full time faculty who participates in the teaching of the trainees. Also included in the department are more than 150 staff. The research mission is funded through multiple National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense funding along with a robust clinical trials program. It is a priority for the Department of Internal Medicine and School of Medicine to grow the clinical and academic missions of the division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. The division provides service in both the clinic and hospital settings.
Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population is now in excess of 300K residents, who live in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low housing costs, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 25 minutes to anywhere in the city. Lubbock also has great public and private school systems and over 66 public parks, resulting in a very family- friendly atmosphere