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Open Rank of Family and Community Medicine - req# 7457

at University of New Mexico

Posted: 1/15/2019
Job Reference #: 7457
Keywords: physician

Job Description

Open Rank of Family and Community Medicine

Posting Numberreq7457
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentFamily Community Medicine FCM (160B)
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

Job Title: Open Rank: Family Medicine/Maternal and Child Health Faculty

The Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks a family medicine physician with special interest and training in Maternal and Child Health for a faculty position at the University of New Mexico. This includes an inpatient focus for MCH and outpatient work with family medicine. Functions as attending physician on the model Family Medicine Maternal and Child Health service, University Hospital newborn service (level one) and University Hospital intermediate care nursery (level two). The education focus includes teaching UNM medical students, UNM Family Medicine residents, Family Medicine MCH fellows and residents in pediatrics and Ob/Gyn. UNM MCH has a strong community based focus with partnerships with the community such as Indian Health clinic, Urban Indian Clinic and rural family medicine practices. Abundant research opportunities are available if interested. Clinical focus areas in MCH include perinatal substance abuse, family planning and school based health.

The University of New Mexico, Health Sciences Center is the largest academic health complex in the state. HSC combines its four mission areas - education, research, patient care and community outreach - to provide New Mexicans with the highest level of health care. The School of Medicine at HSC is celebrated for its innovations in medical education and has earned a reputation for making diversity in the physician workforce a priority. Its programs in rural and family medicine are nationally recognized. According to US News and World Report, our medical school is ranked consistently in the top 10 for rural and family medicine.

Albuquerque, NM is a beautiful city with mountains to the east and a mesa to the west. It is ideal for outdoor activities and sports all year round including running, hiking, biking and skiing. The State of New Mexico is multicultural and diverse with excellent local cuisine, breathtaking sunsets, multiple cultural and historic sites, lakes, rivers, deserts and mountains.


Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy
  • Board eligible/certified in Family Medicine by the ABFM or AOA
  • Family Medicine Obstetrics or MCH Fellowship or equivalent training and experience to obtain operative obstetric privileges
  • Must be able to obtain licensure and pharmacy certification in New Mexico and federal DEA registration
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years directly related experience, which may include residency in a directly related medical specialty
  • Patient care experience in acute care medicine and inpatient care
  • Experience/interest in teaching students and residents
  • Interest and skills in family planning and/or substance abuse in pregnancy
  • Research interest in directly related field

Application InstructionsPlease attach a Cover Letter and CV. For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Norma Dye, Faculty Human Resources. Department of Family and Community Medicine, (505) 272-2334,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 1/7/2019. 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.


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