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Surgical Educator
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center

Date Posted Feb. 8, 2018
Title Surgical Educator
University Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Department Surgery
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Apr. 1, 2018

  • Feb. 8, 2018
  • Surgical Educator
  • Surgery
  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    El Paso, TX
    United States
  • Online / Remote Position
  • Open until filled
  • Apr. 1, 2018
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Surgery - General
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The Department of Surgery at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso is seeking to fill a faculty position with a professional educator specializing in surgical education.

The candidate will assist the Department of Surgery in developing a Surgical Education program and will be a participant in a multidisciplinary Clinical Skills Center. Opportunities to interface and collaborate with education teams within the School of Medicine are greatly encouraged.

This is a full time position at the Assistant or Associate Faculty position level. Responsibilities will include curriculum design and development, educational innovation, planning and implementation of educational programs for surgical trainees and faculty. This will include assessment and evaluation development. A majority of effort will be directed towards educational research, dissemination of findings, and grant writing. The successful candidate will manage, analyze, and interpret data; investigate and identify possible grant funding resources; conceptualize, plan and write educational grant proposals to obtain funding in support of programs; write and prepare manuscripts, articles and reports for publication; attend and present at regional and national conferences, seminars and workshops; and provide consultation to faculty and trainees on study design and research methodology. The department is seeking a candidate who shares our vision for providing an excellent education and high-quality patient care in a welcoming and supportive environment. The department values and supports the growth, academic development, and advancement of its faculty members.

Requirements: Candidates should have an EdD or a PhD in education, psychology or a field relevant to medical education. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are necessary, as is a record of peer-reviewed publications in scholarly journals. Excellent collaborative abilities and a proven ability to work well with students, faculty and administrative teams are required. Experience within a department of surgery is not required and individuals from a variety of backgrounds will be considered. Experience in constructing valid and reliable evaluation systems for health professions education and in faculty development is desired. Faculty appointment will be made at a rank commensurate with the applicant’s experience and accomplishments.
Interested applicants must apply online at (Requisition ID#11962BR). Questions may be directed to:

Alan H. Tyroch, MD, FACS, FCCM
Texas Tech University HSC-El Paso
Department of Surgery
4800 Alberta Avenue
El Paso, Texas 79905
Phone (915) 215-5322 or E-mail:

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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  • Sylvia Ugarte
    Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
    El Paso, TX
  • 9152155322
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