Job Description

Open Rank of Pediatrics General

Posting Numberreq12008
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentPediatrics General Division (997K)
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 Department of Pediatrics at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine is seeking an Open Rank/Open Track faculty colleague for a full-time position with clinical and academic responsibilities in the Division of General and Community Pediatrics.

Clinical duties are in a busy hospital-based outpatient group practice. This includes primary care for the community, including children with complex medical conditions and/or social situations, resident continuity clinic and urgent care teaching clinic. Primary care clinics have NCQA PCMH (patient-centered medical home) recognition. The Urgent Care Clinic acuity includes evaluation and management of patients who may require admission to the PICU and hospitalist services. Inpatient duties include newborn and/or intermediate care nursery. Clinical responsibilities involve weekday, evening, weekend and holiday hours as well as overnight parent telephone advice call.

In this position the successful candidate will care for patients ranging in age from birth through adolescence, in an ethnically and medically diverse population. Also, this position will be involved in bedside teaching and other resident and medical student education. There is an expectation for engagement in scholarly activities.

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 Qualification:

  • Board certified or board eligible in pediatric medicine
  • Ability to obtain a New Mexico medical license
  • Authorized to work in the US

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Clinical experience in a pediatric academic or private practice setting that provides preventive and chronic healthcare, as well as care for acute and urgent problems.
  • Experience supervising residents and medical students
Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted. If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.

A complete application must contain a cover letter, CV and a list of three references. For additional information you may contact the Search Coordinator Cynthia Layton at

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 2/28/2020. 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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