Job Description

Open Rank of Internal Medicine in Palliative Care

Posting Numberreq7188
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentIM Palliative (852P)
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 an open rank/Clinician-Educator track faculty member to join the Division of Palliative Medicine. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and education. The University of New Mexico Hospital is a safety net Hospital and the only level I trauma center in the state caring for diverse and underserved population. The growing interdisciplinary Palliative Care team cares for patients in both inpatient and outpatient consultation settings, and is home to the only Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship program in New Mexico. Team members include physicians, advance practice nurses, social workers, a chaplain and Arts-in-Medicine providers. Successful applicants will possess outstanding clinical skills, the ability to work collaboratively on an IDT caring for a diverse and underserved patient population in inpatient and outpatient settings, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, and have a strong interest in Palliative Care education to learners of all levels and backgrounds. We foster inclusiveness and welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an ACGME or AOA accredited residency in a primary medical specialty and maintenance of board certification in this primary medical specialty and/or subspecialty
  • Board certification/eligibility in Hospice and Palliative Medicine by date of hire
  • Employment in the field of Palliative Medicine or completion of a Hospice and Palliative Medicine fellowship within the last 24 months
  • Eligibility to work in US (this is not a J-1 or H-1B visa opportunity)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Successful completion of an HPM fellowship by start date
  • Palliative Care clinical expertise and excellence as a consultant in an academic setting

  • Excellence in Palliative Care Education

  • Excellence in Palliative Care Scholarship/Research/QI Improvement
Application InstructionsA complete application includes :

- Cover Letter

- CV (month/year format)

Inquiries may be directed to Lisa Marr, MD, Division Chief of Palliative Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of New Mexico at (

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/29/2018. 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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