Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine

Rio Grande Valley
Jun 02, 2019
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Posting Details

Title Information

Faculty TitleAssistant ProfessorJob Class Code00031FLSAExempt Position Information

Posting NumberFRGV0873Working TitleAssistant Professor, Critical Care MedicineNumber of Vacancies1LocationRio Grande ValleyDivision/OrganizationDivision of Health AffairsAppointment Period for Non-Tenure Position1 yearTenure StatusNon Tenure TrackFTE12 month, 100%Scope of Job

The UTRGV School of Medicine Department of Internal Medicine recruiting a dynamic Critical Care Medicine physician. The successful candidate will be awarded academic appointment commensurate with experience, qualifications and academic credentials in the UTRGV School of Medicine. This position offers inpatient and/or outpatient consultative services with opportunities for teaching and research. Faculty will have teaching responsibilities for medical students and residents.

Applicants must be an MD, DO or foreign equivalent, be BC/BE in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine, possess or be eligible for a Texas medical license, qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Internal Medicine UTRGV School of Medicine and appropriate hospital staff appointments. Demonstration of strong leadership skills and commitment to the education of residents and medical students is essential. Women, veterans and minorities are encouraged to apply.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine, established in 2015 and newly developed clinical enterprise UTHealth Rio Grande Valley are in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley of Texas, a semi-tropical area known for rich culture, wildlife and economical living conditions, is expanding rapidly. The School of Medicine prioritizes social responsibility, respect, dignity, advocacy and community service – with a mission to improve health, and life, at the individual and community levels.

Minimum Qualifications

MD, DO degree or foreign equivalent from an accredited institution and able to be licensed in the State of Texas

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications

Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine

Preferred Qualifications

Completion of a Critical Care Medicine Fellowship and Board Eligible or Board Certified in Critical Care Medicine

License or Certification Required?YesSalaryCommensurate with Qualifications and ExperienceDesired Start Date08/05/2019 Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCE grant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.

Open Date02/18/2019Close DateAdditional Information

UTRGV is a distributed institution. As such and as assigned, the position may
require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is
performed primarily in a general office environment. This position is security sensitive
and thereby subject to the provisions of the Texas Education Code
§51.215. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of
Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least
135 days in length. This position has the option to elect the Optional Retirement
Program (ORP) instead of TRS, subject to the position being 40 hours per week
and at least 135 days in length.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

Please Note

Texas law requires faculty members whose primary language is not English to
demonstrate proficiency in English as determined by a satisfactory paper-based
test score of 500 (computer-based of 173 or internet-based of 61) on the Test of
English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) or a satisfactory test score of 6.0 on the
International English Language Testing System (IELTS). Incomplete applications
will not be considered.

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    Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
    1. Curriculum Vitae
    2. List of 3 References
    3. Letter of Interest
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    2. Reference Letter 1
    3. Reference Letter 2
    4. Reference Letter 3
    5. Certifications and Licenses
    6. Training Certificates

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