Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) El Paso seeks a transformational individual to develop the Division of Ophthalmology within the Department of Surgery. Applicants must be board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology. Additional fellowship training is an asset. Academic appointment is expected to be at the Associate or Professor level.
In collaboration with the Surgery Chair, the Chief will provide key leadership in the strategic direction of the Division to:
Become a regional academic referral center for ocular care.
Develop the research mission.
Enhance the educational program for medical students and residents.
Establish an ophthalmology residency program.
El Paso is the 6th most populous city in Texas and the 21st in the United States. The Franklin Mountains are the signature of Texas’ only “mountain city”. At 24,000 acres, El Paso’s Franklin Mountains State Park is the largest urban park in the country. It’s a unique resource – an outpost of the wild Chihuahuan Desert, in the midst of a major city. In 2018, El Paso was ranked as the city with the lowest cost of living by Forbes magazine and the second safest city in the U.S. Exceptional public schools and private schools are available. The city has minor league baseball and soccer, symphony, museums, excellent dining options and shopping. The El Paso International Airport is easy to access, making travel simple and efficient. One can enjoy living in the mountains and skiing is just two hours away. El Paso was honored as a 2018 All-America City by the National Civic League.
TTUHSCEP is one of four independent universities in the Texas Tech University System. The Health Sciences Center consists of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, the Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and an emerging Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine.
Qualified applicants must have or be eligible for an unrestricted Texas license. Interested applicants must apply online at http://careers.texastech.edu (Job Requisition #434BR) and forward their curriculum vitae to:
Alan H. Tyroch, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.C.C.M.
Professor and Founding Chair of Surgery
Paul L. Foster School of Medicine
Texas Tech University HSC-El Paso
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone: 915-215-5310 or E-mail: email@example.com
The position is open until filled. Application review will begin immediately. Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.