Psychiatry Faculty Position - Texas Tech University Health Sciences El Paso

Department of Psychiatry - Transmountain


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso’s Paul L. Foster School of Medicine seeks to hire a Geriatric Psychiatrist to join the faculty in the newly created Department of Psychiatry – Transmountain.


This unique opportunity is or a dynamic clinician-educator to be a foundational faculty member in building a new department, forming a new residency program, and establishing a new clinical practice to include the teaching of medical students. A new up to date medical office building within walking distance from the teaching hospital will house the new program.


This position requires an M.D. or D.O. degree, licensed or eligibility for an unrestricted medical licensure in Texas, and successful completion of an ACGME accredited Psychiatry residency and ACGME accredited Geriatric Psychiatry fellowship program. Preference will be given to candidates with board certification by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and experience and demonstrated interest in teaching students and residents.  


El Paso has been ranked one of the “50 Safest Metro Cities in America 2017’ by the SafeWise Report, dated August 14, 2017. Nestled between the Franklin Mountains and the Rio Grande, city residents enjoy 300 + days of sunshine a year, numerous outdoor pursuits, and a vibrant city life at an affordable cost of living.  Experience the personally rewarding practice of medicine in this friendly and growing community.


Interested candidates may view a full position description and apply online at: Requisition #12157 (Assistant Professor or Higher Psychiatry-Geriatrics).  Please submit nominations or confidential inquiries to:

Michael J. Romano, M.D., MBA

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs - Transmountain

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso

(915) 215-8510


Application review will begin immediately. Positions open until filled. 


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