Job Description

Open Rank of Dermatology-Pediatric Dermatologist

Posting Numberreq7268
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentDermatology Administration (627B)
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 qualified individuals for a full-time faculty position as an academic Pediatric Dermatologist in an innovative group environment. Our department serves a large, medically complex population and is a consultative resource for the State of New Mexico and the Four Corners region of the Southwest. The Department provides many services including: general and pediatric dermatology, photothereapy, laser, dermatologic/Mohs surgery and aesthetic services. We have a strong partnership with both Dermatopathology and community physicians. Responsibilities include specialized pediatric outpatient dermatology, inpatient hospital consultations and teledermatology. Opportunities for outpatient surgery in the Pediatric Operating Room and clinical research are available.

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is the largest academic health complex in the state. Located on the University of New Mexico campus in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico, the HSC combines its four mission areas - educations, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care. UNM has a very strong Pediatrics Department/training program and Children's services cover the entire breadth of expected domains including academic primary care and specialty services; our affiliation with these services is longstanding.

The School of Medicine at HSC is celebrated for its innovations in medical education and has earned a reputation for making diversity in the physician workforce a priority. Its programs in rural and family medicine are nationally recognized and its groundbreaking BA/MD Program has provided a new pathway for students from throughout New Mexico to pursue a medical career.

Albuquerque, NM is a beautiful city with mountain to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. the State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.

Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Minimum Requirements:

  • 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
  • Successful completion of Pediatric Dermatology Fellowship
  • Board eligible in Pediatric Dermatology
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in academic dermatology
Application Instructions

Attach Cover Letter and CV. For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Lalita Lopez de Gauntt, Unit Administrator, (505) 272-6027,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 3/31/2019. 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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