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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Surgery is seeking applicants for the position of academic General Surgeon. The successful candidate must be BE/BC in General Surgery with at least a few years of post-training clinical experience. Additional fellowship training/board certification in fields such as bariatric, thoracic or minimally invasive surgery will be considered a plus, however are not essential. 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 skill and ability to teach residents and medical students at the bedside, in clinic and the OR is essential.
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 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.