Job Description

Open Rank of Pediatrics in Cardiology

Posting Numberreq6807
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentPediatrics Cardiology (997D)
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, affiliated with the Children’s Hospital of New Mexico, is seeking a full-time Pediatric Cardiologists at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology. Salary, level, and track will be commensurate with training and experience. Candidates must be board certified or board eligible in Pediatric Cardiology and with potential for a career in academic medicine. A good balance of clinical and teaching experience awaits the successful candidate in this tertiary care pediatric practice.

This is an excellent opportunity for your graduating fellows and colleagues with interest in the South West region of United States. The ideal candidate is expected to have great clinical and teaching skills. Medical license eligibility in New Mexico and authorized to work in the U.S. are a must. Interest in Clinical or basic science research is highly desirable but not required. Applicants with transesophageal and fetal echocardiography skills, or applicants with ability to manage post-operative cardiac infants and neonates are needed. Those with a focus on outpatient cardiology and outreach are also strongly encouraged to apply. Excellent mentoring will be made available to early and mid-career faculty members. Opportunities for growth in cardiac imaging, and other aspects of non-invasive pediatric cardiology are available.

The UNM program has had the largest adult with congenital heart disease program in the State, the only medical school, and pediatric residency program in the area. Given a growing cardiac surgical program, we are seeking additional pediatric cardiologists to help with the clinical, teaching, and research needs. The Children’s Hospital of New Mexico is a 143-bed facility. It is the only academic pediatric hospital in the State of New Mexico with a 20 bed PICU and a 36 bed NICU, and the only Level 1 Trauma Center in the State. The UNM Health Sciences Center (UNM HSC) and Medical School are dedicated to medical education, research, and health care as a service commitment to the community.

Our vision is to identify and to solve the most important questions of human health in education, scholarship, and clinical care in New Mexico. The strength of our mission lies in the interdependence of our education, patient care, and research programs, and our emphasis on forming productive partnerships that leverage our resources. The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center has earned an international reputation for incorporating these mission elements to address the unique health care needs of New Mexico's urban and rural populations.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Board Certified/Board Eligible in Pediatric Cardiology
  • Eligible to be licensed in the State of New Mexico
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated excellence as a general clinical pediatric cardiologist
  • Record of Teaching Experience
  • Additional experience o training in non-invasive imaging is desirable
Application InstructionsA complete application must contain a cover letter, CV and a list of three (3) references.

For additional information, you may contract Jon Love, MD, Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, MSC10 5590, 1 Univeristy of New Mexico, ALbuqerque, NM 87131-0001, Email:

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 11/7/2018. 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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