Job Description

Open Rank of Internal Medicine Division Chief in Infectious Diseases

Posting Numberreq2351
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentIM Div of Infectious Diseases (851N)
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 Health Sciences Center, Department of Internal Medicine, seeks applications for the position of a Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases. This is an Open track, Associate or Professor level position, reporting directly to the Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and education. This position may be subject to a criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law.

The successful candidate will provide strong leadership and direction for all clinical, educational, and scholarly activities of the Division. The successful candidate will be an academic physician with proven excellence in teaching, leadership and management and a strong commitment to career development of faculty and trainees. The Division of Infectious Diseases is based at both University Hospital and at the affiliated Veterans Administration Medical Center, providing clinical services, outreach clinics and education throughout New Mexico.
The division has a strong history of NIH funding and research within both Institutions, and cares for a unique array of infectious diseases in a diverse, underserved population, with innovative programs such as the Project ECHO telemedicine platform. As the only academic medical center for the state, opportunity exists for innovation in teaching and providing care for both rural and urban populations from diverse cultures.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board certified in Infectious Diseases;
  • Must be eligible to work in US (this is not a J-1 Visa opportunity); and
  • Clinical experience in Infectious Diseases.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience and interest in teaching and graduate medical education;
  • Successful leadership experience which could include: administration, financial management, personnel management, and mentorship of faculty;
  • Established track record of publications and/or extramural funding.

Application InstructionsA complete application includes:- Cover Letter- CV

Inquiries may be directed to Mark Unruh, M.D., M.S., Search Committee Chair, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico. (

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 9/15/2017. 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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