Academic Family Medicine Faculty

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
21 Mar 2023
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21 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Academic Family Medicine Faculty

Job Class Code:
Posting Number: FRGV1461
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Division/Organization: Division of Health Affairs
Appointment Period for Non-Tenure Position: 1 year
Tenure Status: Non Tenure Track
FTE: 1.0

Scope of Job:
The Department of Family & Community Medicine is seeking a full time Physician for a medical school affiliated Family Medicine residency program located in Weslaco/Mercedes, Texas. The incumbent must maintain an educational environment conducive to the education of residents in each of the ACGME competencies areas, will oversee and ensure the quality of didactic and clinical education in all sites that participate in the program. Applicant is expected to maintain a clinical practice, including both inpatient and outpatient care, supervise residents and teach medical students. This position includes supervision of advanced practice providers (includes ANPs) located at UTHealth RGV clinics. Academic rank will be awarded commensurate with academic experience and credentials.

Minimum Qualifications:
Current Board certification by the American Board of Family Medicine, possess/able to obtain a valid Texas medical license, qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Family & Community Medicine and an appropriate staff appointment. Demonstration of strong commitment to the education of residents and medical students and a comprehensive understanding and ability in educational and evaluation methods. Knowledge of RRC requirements and demonstrated success with outcomes in resident education. Experience in managing diverse relationships and integration activities with medical staff. A strong reputation for sustained inclusive, trust-based physician relations

Discipline Specific Required Qualifications:

Preferred Qualification:
A minimum of three ( 3) years’ experience in an academic setting with demonstration of strong leadership skills, outstanding clinical practice, and success in teaching residents and medical students. Bilingual/Medical Spanish is preferred but not required.

Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
License or Certification Required?: Yes
Number of Vacancies: 1
Desired Start Date: 02/01/2023

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.
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: 01/05/2023

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.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

Security sensitive; All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). CBCs will be conducted for all candidates invited for an on-campus interview

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. All positions are subject to budget approval.

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