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Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center – El Paso Assistant Professor Ophthalmology (Vitreoretinal Surgery) in El Paso, Texas


Extended Job Title:

Assistant Professor Ophthalmology (Vitreoretinal Surgery)

Org Level 1:

Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description:

Contributes to the university’s mission through teaching, research and service, some variation by academic unit

Requisition ID:


Travel Required:

Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions:

  • Provides patient care in the areas of ophthalmology in hospital and outpatient settings

  • Instructs and supervises medical students and surgery residents

  • Performs retina surgery, injections, trauma, lasers and emergency ocular management

  • Conducts clinical research and/or produces scholarship related to ophthalmology

  • Provides on-call coverage as scheduled

  • Ensures compliance and HIPAA and billing regulations

  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures

  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Statement of Faculty Professional Responsibility

Grant Funded?:


Minimum Hire Rate:

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis:


Work Location:

El Paso

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Board certification by the American Board of Ophthalmology

  • Strong work ethics and good team player

  • Experience or interest in teaching students and residents

  • Experience or interest in conducting research and publishing scientific reports

  • Emerging or established regional and national reputation for the rank of instructor or higher


HSC - El Paso


Surgery Dept Elp Genl

Required Attachments:

Resume / CV

Job Type:

Full Time

Pay Statement:

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group:

Assistant Professor



EEO Statement:

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.

Required Qualifications:

  • M.D. / D.O.

  • Successful completion of ACGME-accredited Ophthalmology resident training program

  • Successful completion of fellowship training in vitreoretinal surgery

  • Texas Medical License or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: