Closing date: Apr 02, 2020
Description: Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso's Paul L. Foster School of Medicine is accepting applications and nominations for the Associate Dean for Student Affairs. As a member of the senior leadership team, this dynamic leader will engage with students in all phases of the process leading to the completion of a medical degree. The Associate Dean will collaborate with faculty, students, staff, and administration to foster a positive, equitable, and inclusive learning environment.

The Associate Dean reports to the Dean of the School of Medicine, and directs the staff and budget of the Office of Student Affairs in the implementation of policies and programming to support medical student academic progress, including student support, student advising, the learning environment, career development, and wellness initiatives. The Associate Dean oversees medical student events and provides support for student government/student organizations. The Associate Dean oversees academic affiliation agreements for all student engagements, administers the visiting student application process, produces Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPEs), and supports student residency applications through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS) and the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP).

Qualifications: (See job requisition for full position description and requirements) • For physician candidates: M.D./D.O. degree, possession or eligibility for an unrestricted Texas medical license prior to start date, and board certification by an American Board of Medical Specialties board
• For non-physicians: Ph.D. or equivalent in biomedical sciences and successful completion of postdoctoral training in a relevant field of biomedical sciences
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
• Qualifications for a faculty appointment at the Associate Professor rank or higher
• Minimum of five (5) years of leadership experience in undergraduate medical education at the level of an assistant/associate dean, course director, clerkship director, learning community director, or academic advisor for medical students Nestled at the base of the Franklin Mountains with over 300 days of sunshine annually, El Paso residents enjoy a friendly community with numerous outdoor and cultural pursuits, and no state income tax. El Paso was recognized as an All-America City in 2018 for being a community that demonstrates innovation, inclusiveness, civic engagement, and cross sector collaboration for outstanding civic accomplishments. El Paso also ranks in the top 10 "Safest Metro Cities in America" in the 2018 SafeWise report.

Candidates must apply online at (Select ‘EL PASO FACULTY’ from the navigation menu and search for requisition ID: 17049BR).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. A comprehensive benefits package is included.

For confidential inquiries, please contact:

Tanis Hogg, Dr. rer. nat.
Assistant Dean for Medical Education
Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education
Search Committee Chair
[email protected] / (915) 215-4340

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