Job Description

Open Rank of Pediatrics, Division Chief in Pulmonary

Posting Numberreq7478
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentPediatrics Pulmonary (997Q)
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

Are you looking to practice Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine in a one of a kind place? Then consider looking at New Mexico. It is a fantastic place to live. The weather, food (our chili is second to none in the country), cultural dynamism, mountains, weather and joy of living in the Taos, Santa Fe, Albuquerque corridor is non-surpassed anywhere in the country.

The Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico (UNM) Health Sciences Center and the UNM Children’s Hospital are recruiting a fourth pediatric pulmonologist to join our Pulmonary Division. We are offering a full-time position ideally suited to the BC/BE pediatric pulmonologist who wishes to practice medicine in a clinical/academic climate with the assistance of a skilled multidisciplinary team in a state with a diverse population. The pulmonary center is a dynamic academic program with clinical, teaching and research activities. The Pediatric Pulmonary Center (PPC) is one of six federally funded Pediatric Pulmonary Centers. We are an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center, and the UNM Children’s Hospital is the tertiary referral center for New Mexico. Additional programs in asthma, rural outreach, pulmonary tele health, pediatric sleep, chronic ventilation, and bronchoscopy. Opportunities exist for research, community advocacy, education, and expansion of our already thriving clinical programs. Final Rank, salary, and tenure will be based on prior training and experience.

This position is subject to criminal records screening in accordance with New Mexico law and clearance by the New Mexico Department of Health is required as a condition of employment.


Minimum requirements:

  • BC/BE in Pediatric Pulmonology
  • Six years clinical experience
  • Able to obtain state licensure(s) in the state of New Mexico
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States


  • Bronchoscopy experience
  • Experience with state-wide outreach programs
  • Evidence for leadership roles in academic medicine
  • Experience mentoring of junior faculty
  • Experience with professional and patient education, teaching, and research
  • Prior experience at an accredited Cystic Fibrosis Center
Application Instructions

A complete application must contain a cover letter and CV. References will be requested when contacted for an interview.
For additional information, you may contact Lynda Easter or Cynthia Layton , Search Coordinators.

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/12/2019. 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.


Application Instructions

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