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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Academic Rheumatology

  • Lubbock, TX

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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Academic Rheumatology

LocationLubbock, TX

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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Internal Medicine is seeking a BE/BC fellowship-trained rheumatologist to join their division. 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.

Mentorship of faculty to grow in their careers and fulfill their personal and academic goals is a personal commitment of the Chair and senior faculty have a strong track record of helping newer members seamlessly join the team. The department is active in both basic science and clinical research, and our medical school was recently ranked #1 nationally among graduates as “The best place to learn”.

The successful candidate will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service. The goal is to develop a rheumatology training program and/or contribute in clinical or basic research. There is adequate protected time allotted to pursue these objectives. The candidate is expected to provide conference, clinical, procedural and bedside teaching to medical students and residents, conduct personal out-patient clinics as well as provide in-patient consultation. 

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.

Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries benchmarked to national medians, along with a generous state benefits package which includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package.

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