Surgery Residency Faculty

Jan 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Surgery Residency Faculty

Job Class Code: 10031
FLSA: Exempt
Posting Number: FRGV1154
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: .05

Scope of Job:
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School Of Medicine (UT RGV SOM) is seeking Board Certified Sub-specialty Educational Coordinators in the following areas: General Surgery, with experience in teaching residents and medical students both in the inpatient and outpatient clinical setting and in the classroom. The SEC is accountable to the program director for coordination of the resident's subspecialty educational experience to accomplish the goals and objectives in the curriculum. The SEC is responsible for the creation and maintenance of the subspecialty curriculum, coordinating the lecture series and presenting (6) lectures per year. The SEC must be able to dedicate an adequate portion of his/her professional efforts to administrative responsibilities to include faculty development, faculty meetings, resident reviews, resident interviews and serve as a resident advisor/mentor. In addition, they will participate in scholarly activity, patient safety and quality improvement initiatives, participate in the evaluation of the residents, the program and in the preparation for CLER and RRC site visits. While previous experience in a residency program teaching role is preferred, individuals just finishing fellowship training are highly encouraged to apply.
The SEC must foster a climate of learning and investigation for both the subspecialty division faculty and the trainees. They will also administer and maintain a professional educational environment conducive to educating residents in each of the ACGME competencies and in assisting them to reach their individual Milestones. This is a .05 percent of time position.

Minimum Qualifications:
MD, DO or equivalent degree from accredited institution and can be licensed in the State of Texas. Board Certification in General Surgery and in their Sub-Specialty is required.

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:
ACGME training or equivalent and Board Certification

Preferred Qualification:
Experience in a GME Accredited Position or Program

Salary: Commensurate with Qualifications and Experience
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 03/01/2021

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 Date: 01/20/2021

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.

Additional 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.

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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