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Faculty Chair of Occupational & Environmental Medicine UT Tyler Health Science Center

Company: Ardent Health Services
Location: Tyler
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

The Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at UT Tyler Health Science Center is seeking a Founding Chair within the mission and scope of UT Tyler's new School of Medicine where these long-established programs will reside. This position will be an academic rank of Associate Professor/Professor (non-tenure track) commensurate with background, record, and experience.
University of Texas Tyler Health Science Center: https://www.uthct.edu/
University of Texas Tyler School of Medicine: https://medicine.uttyler.edu/
Candidate Requirements:


  • Advanced degree, i.e., MD, DO required. Must possess or be able to secure an unrestricted medical license in Texas upon start as well as meet UTTHSC/UTHET credentialing requirements in OEM;
  • A strong clinical track record in occupational medicine;
  • Demonstrated experience/track record with research and related program delivery;
  • Certification in occupational/environmental medicine by the American Board of Preventive Medicine;
  • Three years of administrative experience in a clinical, academic, and/or corporate setting or equivalent.

    Broadly responsible for the administration of strategic, academic, and clinical initiatives within the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The Chair will be responsible for the assurance of excellence in community engagement, education, and research within their department, as well as for partnership with UT Health system leaders in the delivery of top-quality clinical care (where applicable). Participates in hospital committee functions and administrative duties as assigned. Provides education and training to residents, medical students, and other trainees. Participates in research and outreach activities. The Chair has administrative responsibility for the Department and provides professional leadership for its activities. The distribution of effort between these duties will be assigned by the Dean of the School of Medicine. The Chair will be expected to provide high quality, cost-effective, compassionate occupational and environmental medical care and health services to program clients at no less than 30 percent effort (0.3 FTE).
    Prominence in occupational and environmental medicine and health sciences is long-standing at the University of Texas at Tyler Health Science Center for greater than 25 (home to the Texas Institute of Occupational Safety and Health or TIOSH®). The Health Science Center hosts:

    • An established occupational health clinic that is a member of the Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) and that offers a broad range of occupational health services to workers, employers, and other clients from across the region as well as professional physician services at selected plant-based facilities;
    • One of only two ACGME-accredited occupational medicine residency programs in Texas and U.S. Public Health Region 6, and is partially supported through a NIOSH Training Project Grant as well as CMMS capped GME positions;
    • A newly established public health/general preventive medicine residency in a sister Department of Preventive Medicine and Population Health;
    • A robust portfolio of grants, contracts, and research initiatives in related occupational, environmental, and public health disciplines (e.g., occupational respiratory diseases).This includes the NIOSH-supported Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education.

      The selected applicant will be broadly responsible for the administration of strategic, academic, and clinical initiatives within the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine for the University of Texas SOM in Tyler. The Chair will be responsible for the assurance of excellence in community engagement, education, and research within the Department, as well as for partnership with UT Health system leaders in the delivery of top-quality clinical care within the discipline. The Chair will participate in hospital committee functions and administrative duties as assigned, as well as provide education and training to residents, medical students, and other trainees (including collaboration across UT Tyler colleges, schools, and departments for purposes of instruction and research where applicable). The successful candidate will be expected to develop an independent and sustainable sponsored research program in occupational or environmental health.
      Community Information: www.VisitTyler.com

      • Population of over 100,000 (233,00 in the Tyler metropolitan area)
      • Outstanding area public and private schools
      • Small-town comforts with easy proximity to metropolitan cities
      • Affordable housing and low cost of living
      • Various lifestyle choices– lake front, historical homes, modern, rural
      • No State Income Tax

Keywords: Ardent Health Services, Tyler , Faculty Chair of Occupational & Environmental Medicine UT Tyler Health Science Center, Healthcare , Tyler, Texas

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