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Posted May 30, 2018


Chair, Department of Psychiatry

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC)

Lubbock, TX


Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) is seeking a distinguished, experienced physician for the position of Chair of the Department of Psychiatry for the Lubbock campus. We are looking for an individual with proven leadership skills who enjoys direct patient care, teaching medical student and residents and inspires and energizes faculty and staff.


TTUHSC has a vibrant medical community and we take particular pride in our diverse and talented staff, compassionate clinicians, inter-disciplinary teams of talented providers, and dedicated teachers. TTUHSC has established itself as a leader in education and patient care and is building a top-ranked research environment with significant studies under way in areas of aging, cancer, reproduction, genetic diseases, rural health, and telemedicine. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to develop partnerships and will require strong communication skills, in order to maintain relationships with leaders of the Health Sciences Center, and our affiliated teaching hospitals, Covenant Medical Center and University Medical Center


The Chair of Psychiatry reports to the Dean of the School of Medicine of TTUHSC. The Chair will be responsible for the full scope of the academic and clinical activities of the department. The Department of Psychiatry provides a wide range of multidisciplinary patient care services. We are a physician led integrated system and the new Chair will help to define the Department’s goals, lead others and do incredible work. The new Chair will be part of a Department that truly improves the lives of individuals and communities. At TTUHSC we take the opportunity to do something remarkable every single day. The Chair will work with seven physicians, 16 residents, four advanced practice providers as well as psychologists and counselors who divide their time between direct patient care and teaching.  


The Search Committee will begin reviewing candidates immediately and will continue until the position is filled. For priority consideration, please apply by September 1st, 2018. Applications should include a detailed curriculum vitae and a letter of interest that highlight the applicant’s personal vision and relevant leadership experience. To ensure full consideration, inquiries, nominations and applications should be submitted electronically in confidence, to:



Sarah Harris, FASPR, Director of Faculty Recruitment and Enrollment at TTUHSC


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TTUHSC-School of Medicine https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/

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TTUHSC Department of Psychiatry: https://www.ttuhsc.edu/medicine/psychiatry/


Applicants will be required to apply at the following link (14126BR):


As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.




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