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Job ID: EB-1822485897
Job Title: Psychiatrist – Child Faculty
Location: El Paso, TX

Psychiatry Chief and Faculty Position in Texas
Academic Chief/Leadership Position in Child Psychiatry
Help shape a shared vision for Psychiatric Services in Texas and beyond

Since 1976, the Department of Psychiatry at
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso (TTUHSC EP) Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSM) has been providing mental health care to improve the lives of those living in the Paso Del Norte (“The Gateway to the North”) region, train the next generation of physicians and psychiatrists, and be a site of innovative research for the 21st century.

As the largest psychiatry department on the southern U.S. border, the Department of Psychiatry at TTUHSC El Paso is seeking academic psychiatrists to join the active and growing department. The Assistant or Associate Professor in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry will contribute to the university’s mission through teaching, research, and service.

The breadth of treatment and training experiences includes child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, mood disorders, neuropsychiatry, Southwest Brain Bank, public psychiatry, inpatient psychiatry, C/L psychiatry, geriatric psychiatry, and psychology.

TTUHSC El Paso is the fastest growing medical school in Texas and one of the area’s major health care providers. In 2013, TTUHSC El Paso became an independent health sciences university and is now comprised of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the L. Frederick Francis Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, and the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine.

Where You’ll Work:
  • TTUHSCEP is recognized as one of the “Best Companies to Work for in Texas®.”
  • Interdisciplinary Teamwork across the Psychiatry Department and the School of Medicine provide a rich, collaborative environment for intellectual, professional, and personal growth.
  • Psychiatry Faculty: 5-Adult Psychiatrists, 4 Child Psychiatrists, and 3 Psychologists.
  • ACGME Training Programs in Adult Psychiatry, IM/Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Fellowship, and Geriatric Fellowship provide mental health care to a diverse population using a cultural and language-relevant approach.
  • World-Class Research conducted at the Southwest Brain Bank. Grant funding for Texas Child Mental Health Consortium, Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation, etc.
  • TTUHSCEP physicians are consistently ranked on the Best Doctors in America list year-after-year.
  • Electronic Health Record System: Cerner and AthenaHealth (Centricity) available.
  • Competitive salary, exceptional state benefits including paid malpractice, PTO, vacation and sick leave, CME/Professional Development, and relocation expenses. Faculty participation in regional and national organizations is supported and encouraged. Rank commensurate with experience and qualification.
  • Career advancement and promotional opportunities in Psychiatry Leadership based on your specialty interest.
  • Live in “The Sun City”: Located in a region unlike any other in the Lone Star State, El Paso ranks as one of the safest, fastest growing, and best places to live in the United States. Nestled at the base of the Rocky Mountains, the arid setting of El Paso – with 302 days of sunshine a year – offers year-round outdoor adventures and a diverse mix of leisure and cultural pursuits. No state income tax, low cost of living, a local emphasis on high-quality education, and the expansive growth of the TTUHSC-EP makes El Paso an exciting place to call home.
Professional Qualifications:
  • M.D. or D.O. degree required.
  • Board certified in Psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) or hold credentials deemed equivalent to Certification by the ACGME’s Psychiatry Residency Review Committee.
  • Successful completion of ACGME approved residency program in Psychiatry; Completion of post-doctoral fellowship preferred.
  • Texas state medical license or eligibility for medical licensure in the state of Texas.
  • Regional or emerging national reputation for the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor or higher.
Application Instructions: Applicants are asked to apply online via the “Apply Now” button below. Submit expressions of interest, including an updated copy of your CV to Kurt Voelker: and/or

Contact Information:
Kurt Voelker
Sr. Search Consultant – Academic Psychiatry
Kaye/Bassman International Corp.
Phone: (972) 265-5306 – Direct
Email: and/or

The Texas Tech University System proudly participates with the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS).Health and benefits programs offered through ERS are designed to enhance the lives of our team members, in return for helping to make the Texas Tech University System and its universities a great place to work.

TTUHSC-EP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse staff, faculty, and student body.