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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery is seeking excellent surgeons to join our growing team. Applicants must be BE/BC in General Surgery; additional fellowship training in surgical oncology is highly desirable. 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”. Surgical education is a core mission of the department, and the surgeon is expected to work closely with residents and medical students. Opportunities to grow into leadership roles such as Division Chief exist for the right candidate.
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.
Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical, and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students, lives in mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle and a cost of living at the 30th percentile, unique restaurants, bars and boutiques, and the shortest commute in the nation. Lubbock has great public and private school systems, safe neighborhoods and over 66 public parks, making it a great place to raise a family.