Assisant/Associate Professor - Full Time Medical Educator

Lubbock, Texas
Commensurate with experience.
Oct 17, 2019
Nov 16, 2019
Position Type
Full Time

The TTUHSC School of Medicine at Lubbock, Texas, is seeking three Full-Time Medical Educator positions in the Department of Medical Education at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Faculty members will work to support all aspects of the School of Medicine and its pre-clinical curriculum, infrastructure, process, and procedures, with responsibilities for teaching (large- and small-group didactics), assessment, with training to assume roles in block/course leadership.  Faculty members will collaborate with other pre-clinical and clinical faculty members to integrate and reinforce concepts throughout the four-year curriculum, serve as content experts in developing specific educational and assessment materials to be delivered in a variety of student-centered, simulation and other innovative pedagogies, and serve as facilitators for small-group learning.

Specific areas of content expertise preferred:

  • Biochemistry/cell biology/patho-histology
  • Physiology/pathophysiology
  • Immunology/microbiology
  • Neuroscience


The TTUHSC School of Medicine provides excellent undergraduate medical education through an innovative and patient-centered curriculum.  Additional information about the school is available through our institutional website:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • PhD., M.D./D.O., or equivalent terminal degree in the biomedical sciences (Ph.D. must be in a biomedical science discipline with evidence of substantial formal training/development in one of the areas of content expertise listed above; M.D. candidates without a Ph.D. must have additional credentials related to advanced scientific training and scholarship in a biomedical science discipline.)
  • Expertise in and experience in teaching medical students or other health professions students
  • A relevant and substantial record of scholarship (including abstracts, publications and presentations)
  • Credentials sufficient to merit appointment at the academic rank of Assistant Professor or higher according to the policies of the TTUHSC School of Medicine. See document at:

 Preferred Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with the following additional attributes:

  • Experience in teaching biochemistry, physiology, microbiology, or neurosciences
  • Leadership in directing a SOM block course
  • Formal training or experience in educational theory and/or evaluation and assessment
  • Applicants who are licensed, actively practicing and Board Certified (ABMS recognized) physicians with a Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degree in a biomedical science

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