Assoc/Full Professor and Department Chair

  • Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
  • Amarillo, TX, USA
  • Sep 29, 2022
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description



Assoc/Full Professor and Department Chair


HSC - Amarillo

Position Description

Administers affairs of a clinical, basic science, or college department.

Org Level 7

523401 - Psychiatry Ama Genl

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


Psychiatry Ama Genl

Major/Essential Functions

This position will serve as Chair of the Department of Psychiatry. The chair is responsible for the overall operations of the Psychiatry Department. The chair reports to the Regional Dean of Amarillo. Other key responsibilities include but are not limited to: Maintain an active psychiatry practice; Diagnose, treat and direct care independently for patients in the Texas Tech Psychiatry patients in the Texas Tech Psychiatry Clinic; Obtain and maintain active medical staff; Supervise faculty, residents, medical students, mid-level providers, and nursing staff in the care of patients in the clinic, and where applicable, teaching hospitals  or acute/long-term care facilities; Prepare/present didactic conference sessions for colleagues and medical students/residents; Serve as a faculty advisor/mentor to residents/students. 

Occasional Duties

Attending education and faculty related meeting/events. 

Required Qualifications

Terminal degree in specialty or skill taught in the department Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Mathematical Skills : Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Reasoning Ability : Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidates with credentials to be an Associate Professor level or Higher will be considered. The successful candidate will be an accomplished clinician and teacher who has experience in administration of an academic or clinical practice. License to practice medicine in the State of Texas or ability to receive a medical license in State of Texas.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments

Statement of Vision or Purpose for the Position, Teaching Philosophy

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.

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.

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Pay Basis


Pay Grade Minimum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Grade Maximum

salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Salary Grade


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Faculty Administration



Schedule Details

8:00am- 5:00pm

Travel Required

Up to 25%

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Application Details

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