Job Description

Open Rank of Dermatology, Medical Director

Posting Numberreq10611
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentDermatology (627A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico (UNM)School of Medicine Department of Dermatology seeks a skilled Medical Directorwho brings new ideas and thrives in an innovative team environment. Ourdepartment serves a large, medically complex population and functions as theconsultation source for the entire state of New Mexico. We provide general andpediatric dermatology, phototherapy, laser, dermatologic surgery/Mohs andaesthetic services. We have a strong partnership with dermatopathology,community dermatologists and colleagues at UNM. Responsibilities include:outpatient dermatology, collaboration with the UNM Hospital (UNMH) DermatologyClinic Unit Director on aligned goals/tactics, service as the liaison with UNMHstaff to ensure high quality patient-centered care, and weekend/call coveragefor inpatient dermatology shared with the entire team.

The UNM Health Sciences Center(HSC) is the only academic health complex in the state and is located on theUNM campus in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico. The UNM HSC prioritizesresources to its four mission areas - Education, Research, Patient Care andCommunity Outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of healthcare. This also provides opportunity for transdisciplinary scholarship andresearch with collaborations from Main Campus Scholars, Law School, School ofPopulation Health, and robust community organizations.

The School of Medicine at UNM HSCis celebrated for its innovations in medical education and has earned areputation for making diversity in the physician workforce a priority. We as an institution value communityengagement, as evidenced by our national recognition in rural and familymedicine training programs and our groundbreaking BA/MD Programs that providepathways for students from urban, rural, and tribal New Mexico to pursue amedical career. The Department of Dermatology is committed to Diversity, Equityand Inclusion and uses these standards as measures of excellence.

New Mexico is a recreation and artdestination; Albuquerque is a beautiful city with mountains to the east and amesa to the west with breathtaking sunsets, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountainranges. It is ideal for outdooractivities and sports all year-round including running, hiking, biking andskiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and multilingual with 22American Indian tribes and nations as well as vibrant Latinx, African American,and Asian American communities with excellent local cuisine, uniquearchitecture, and multiple cultural and historic sites. NM is dense withinternationally famous artists, craft breweries and wineries, and an expandingfilm industry.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor or equivalent
  • Board eligible/certified in Dermatology
  • Eligible for medical licensure in NM
  • Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification and federal DEA registration
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Interest in working with diverse team(s) ofproviders, learners and staff
  • Experience in clinical/business operations andnursing partnerships
  • Skill leading teams with growth mindsetprinciples
  • Commitment to UNM School of Medicine missionareas (Education, Research, Patient Care, Community Outreach)
  • Interest in helping the ACGME accreditedresidency program evolve and excel
  • Experience teaching and mentoring learners ofvarious backgrounds
Application Instructions

Please attach Cover Letter and C.V.

For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Lalita Lopez de Gauntt, Department Human Resources Representative, (505) 272-6027,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 12/31/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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