The Paul L. Foster School of Medicine (PLFSOM) at Texas Tech University Health Science Center El Paso (TTUHSC El Paso) is seeking an innovative leader to serve as its new Chair of the Department of Radiology. The Chair will serve as the academic and clinical leader of the Department of Radiology with direct reporting to the Dean of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. The Chair will develop a vision for excellence in the graduate medical education program, undergraduate education, and delivery of clinical services for the Department of Radiology while building up scholarship in the department.
The new Chair of the Department of Radiology will have the opportunity to continue the growth and expansion of the clinical and educational services, as well as to provide greater depth to the clinical research program. El Paso consistently ranks as one of the safest, fastest growing, and best places to live in the U.S. This is an excellent leadership opportunity for someone who desires to build and develop an already clinically excellent department into a well-rounded academic department within a young and expanding medical school.
TTUHSC El Paso is experiencing vibrant growth. TTUHSC El Paso consists of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine, Gayle Greve Hunt School of Nursing, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and a planned school of dental medicine. The Department of Radiology’s subspecialties include Abdominal Imaging, Angiography and Interventional Radiology, Breast Imaging, Diagnostic Ultrasound, Emergency Radiology, Musculoskeletal Radiology, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Radiology, and Thoracic Radiology. Technical modalities of CT, MRI, and Ultrasound are incorporated into many of the subspecialty sections.
Kaye/Bassman International Corp. has been retained by TTUHSC El Paso to assist with this leadership search.
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Required Education/Certifications/Licensure The ideal candidate must have:
Doctoral degree (M.D. or D.O.)
Credentials for appointment as an associate professor or preferably as a professor
Candidate must have Texas medical license or eligibility for Texas medical license and a current board certification by the American Board of Radiology
Required Professional Qualifications/Experience
Leadership experience as a chair, program director, vice chair, division chief, or director in an academic radiology department
Experience as an actively practicing radiologist in an academic medical center
Master’s degree in business administration, healthcare administration, public administration, medical management, or equivalent degree
Qualified for faculty appointment at the rank of Professor
A distinguished record of clinical care, teaching and scholarship with national stature
Experience in leading a graduate medical education program
Experience in the development and successful implementation of new clinical programs and services while growing existing radiological and imaging services
Track record of leading a diverse body of faculty, staff, and learners
Experience in growing revenue, meeting budgets, assessing clinical and economic performance, and strengthening the department
Collaborative leadership skills to direct clinical, educational, and research programs of the department
Ability to relate well within and outside the department
Experience in recruiting, retaining, mentoring and developing highly qualified faculty, staff, and residents
Experience in or a willingness to learn philanthropy pertinent to an academic department
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.