The Department of Pediatrics at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is seeking a board certified or board eligible Pediatric Infectious Disease physician. The candidate will join the Pediatric department providing inpatient service at Covenant Children’s Hospital, a free standing children’s hospital, and at University Medical Center. The position includes 2 half day clinics at Covenant and Texas Tech in additional to inpatient and phone consultations. There is opportunity for academic service including infection control, committees, and antimicrobial stewardship. Successful candidates will be expected to teach medical students and residents. Infectious Disease is a required rotation for our residents.
The Department of Pediatrics strives to provide the highest standard of medical care for its patients, ensure excellence in the education of medical students and resident physicians, and serve as an advocate for pediatric health issues throughout the region and state. Other Pediatric Sub-Specialty Services include: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Endocrinology, Infectious Disease, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Ophthalmology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatric Hospitalist, Pediatric Intensive Care, Pulmonology, Radiology, Surgery, and Urology. Ancillary services include: hospice care, child life therapy, social work, physical and occupational therapy, and music therapy.
Our physicians enjoy a generous benefits package including competitive salary, relocation expenses, and CME/professional development (AAP dues paid by department). Faculty participation in regional and national organizations is supported and encouraged.
Lubbock is a growing educational, commercial, medical and cultural center with a college-town atmosphere. The metropolitan population is in excess of 300K residents of whom 30K+ are Texas Tech students. Lubbockites enjoy mild seasonal conditions with an average of 267 days of sunshine per year. Lubbock residents enjoy an easy lifestyle with low cost of living, unique restaurants, live music, museums, wineries, 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 family- friendly atmosphere.
For questions, please contact Faculty Recruiter, Sarah.Harris@ttuhsc.edu
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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 17738BR
About Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Independent since 1969
Like Texas itself, we are an independent and proud institution that is part of a larger union, the Texas Tech University System. As a university separate from Texas Tech University, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) has been entrusted with a singular charge: to teach the next generation of doctors, nurses, pharmacists, researchers and health care professionals while simultaneously providing the people of West Texas with world-class patient care. We are both an institution of higher learning and a place where people come for life-saving medical care.
The growing institution has campuses in Lubbock, Abilene, Amarillo, Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Midland and Odessa. More than 10,000 health care professionals have been trained within TTUHSC’s five schools (medicine, nursing, biomedical sciences, health professions, and pharmacy), and it continues to meet the health care needs of the 2.5 million people who live throughout a vast 108 counties stretching from the Texas Panhandle south to the Permian Basin and west into Eastern New Mexico.
We have established ourselves as a leader in education and patient care and are building a top-ranked resea...rch environment with significant studies underway in areas such as aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, and rural health.
The AAMC has ranked Texas Tech #1 in faculty satisfaction (Promotion & Tenure, Transparency, Women's satisfaction in the workplace)
Top 10% in the U.S. for diversity
TTUHSC Graduating Medical students are in the top 15%
Clinical Research institute available to faculty-Biostatisticians, research nurses
Collaboration with two local hospital systems, including a free-standing Children's Hospital
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease, including stroke, in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by ethical principles in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.