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Professor - Population Health

at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

Posted: 11/12/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 468039
Keywords: teaching

Job Description

Extended Job Title
Professor - Population Health

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
  • Develops and maintains rigorous, collaborative, externally funded program in biomedical informatics or related fields of investigation
  • Contributes to the university's mission through research, teaching and service
  • Develops a process and infrastructure for data request services across the Health Sciences Center
  • Helps train clinicians and other health care professionals in biomedical informatics
  • Participates in department activities
  • Teaches and mentors students, fellows, and other trainees
  • Engages in population health research activities within the state of Texas and nationally
  • Faculty with clinical interests will be eligible for a secondary appointment in another Department in the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
  • Ensures compliance with HIPAA regulations
  • Adheres to institutional and departmental policies and procedures
  • Demonstrates professionalism in accordance with Paul L. Foster School of Medicine's Declaration 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
  • Expertise in the development and application of informatics tools that integrate with electronic health records, so that these tools may be used for evaluating decision-making as it relates to optimizing health care delivery and assessing preventative care, or
  • Scientific expertise and experience in the use of machine learning and deep learning as applied to understanding and improving health care outcomes
  • Ability to work collegially and collaboratively with clinicians, other biomedical scientists, and with information technology leaders is essential

HSC - El Paso

Molecular and Trans Medicine

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, 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


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
  • Ph.D., M.D., M.D.-Ph.D., or equivalent degree
  • Record of accomplishment in population health research, particularly in biomedical informatics or a related field
  • Established national reputation
  • Ten (10) years of cumulative experience at assistant and associate professor levels

Does this position work in a research laboratory?

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