Vice Chair of Scholarship and Faculty Development

Vice Chair of Scholarship and Faculty Development

Position: Vice Chair of Scholarship and Faculty Development
Location: El Paso, TX
Status: Full-time
Company: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso
Specialty: Radiology
 Competitive Salary; Generous Benefits Package; Relocation Assistance

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Vice Chair of Scholarship and Faculty Development Description

The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC EL PASO) is seeking an innovative leader to serve as its new Vice Chair of Scholarship and Faculty Development. The Vice Chair will serve as the academic and clinical leader of the Department of Radiology with direct reporting to the Department Chair. The Vice Chair will develop a vision for excellence in teaching, research, and delivery of clinical services for the Department of Radiology while building up scholarship in the department.

S/he will be at the Associate Professor level or higher.

The Department of Radiology:

TTUHSC El Paso is experiencing vibrant growth. The Department of Radiology’s subspecialties include Abdominal Imaging, Angiography and Interventional Radiology, , Diagnostic Ultrasound, Emergency Radiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Thoracic Radiology. Technical modalities of CT, MRI, and Ultrasound are incorporated into many of the subspecialty sections. Currently, the residency program has 11 residents and one women’s imaging fellow.

The new Vice Chair will have the opportunity to continue the growth and expansion of the clinical and educational services, as well as to provide greater depth to the clinical research program. 

El Paso consistently ranks as one of the safest, fastest growing, and best places to live in the U.S. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for someone who desires to build and develop an already clinically excellent department into a well-rounded academic department within a young and expanding medical school. 

Your Mission as the Vice Chair of Scholarship & Faculty Development:

Performs a combination of the following duties:

  • Provides leadership and strategic development to departmental research support staff
  • Implements strategies for faculty development for junior and mid-level faculty in the Department of Radiology with a goal of attaining academic promotion for departmental faculty
  • Provides clinical services and teaching in diagnostic radiology, aligned with credentials and approved privileges Interprets images in all modalities of diagnostic radiology
  • Engages in teaching activities for fellows, residents, and medical students
  • Serves as a mentor and role model for faculty, fellows, residents, staff, and students in scholarship and/or research projects
  • Participates in scholarly activities of the Department of Radiology, to include publishing scientific articles in peer-review journals
  • Serves on departmental and institutional committees and participates in academically-related public service
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedure
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA and billing regulations and requirements
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with PLFSOM’s Declaration of Faculty Professional Responsibility


Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background.

Required Education/Certifications/Licensure

  • MD / DO degree or equivalent
  • Texas medical license or eligibility for Texas medical license
  • Current board certification by the American Board of Radiology
  • Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or higher
  • A successful track record of scholarship
  • Evidence of prior research experience and productivity

Discover El Paso, TX

Ranked as one of the safest cities in America, El Paso is located at the western tip of Texas, where Texas, New Mexico and Old Mexico meet. It is the largest international metroplex in the world and seamlessly blends cultures and traditions: from the historic Old West to the colors of Mexico, from the heritage of Native Americans to the beauty of the desert sun.

El Paso’s 300-plus days of sunshine, cultural attractions and recreational opportunities combine the best of the Southwest, the Old West and Old Mexico. Though steeped in history, the city has a cosmopolitan flair and a majority of residents are bilingual in English and Spanish.

Downtown continues to undergo redevelopment, including the addition of Southwest University Park, home to the Triple-A baseball team the El Paso Chihuahuas. The presence of Fort Bliss, Texas Tech Health Sciences Center and the University of Texas at El Paso are major drivers of the economy, and more than 70 Fortune 500 companies make the region the fourth-largest manufacturing center on the continent.

Application Instructions:

For confidential consideration, those interested contact Eric Dickerson at KBIC at, (972)265-5245.

Kaye/Bassman has been retained to provide executive search services for TTUHSCEP. As 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.

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