Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center


Amarillo, Texas

Date Posted

May 27, 2021

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Full Time

Academic Pediatric Cardiology
Amarillo, Texas

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The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Department of Pediatrics is seeking applicants for the position of Academic Pediatric Cardiologist in Amarillo, Texas. The successful candidate must be either BE/BC in Pediatrics with additional fellowship training in Pediatric Cardiology. The candidate should have exemplary clinical skills, a team spirit, collegiality, an interest in teaching and clinically based scholarly activity. Faculty rank will be commensurate with experience.

The Pediatric team at TTUHSC’s Amarillo campus is a tight-knit community of physicians with a big mission to train confident and compassionate pediatricians who deliver evidence-based and family-centered care for a diverse pediatric population in an open learning environment. Our community of pediatricians, both generalists and specialists, provide one-on-one guidance to our residents providing unique educational opportunities for them. The residents receive multiple exposures to procedures and inpatient/outpatient experiences that enhance their clinical acumen.

Our faculty enjoy competitive salaries along with a generous state benefits package that includes PTO, paid medical insurance, dental and disability insurance, as well as an attractive retirement package.

Amarillo, Texas

Amarillo, Texas is a unique and history-rich area located where the southern plains meet the desert. Amarillo and the surrounding Panhandle area are a unique blend of two American eras; working western ranches and a vibrant twenty-first-century economy – making Amarillo the perfect mix of old and new Texas traditions.

Amarillo is the perfect place to get a big taste of Texas even if you only have a small amount of time. From canyons to old Cadillacs and gigantic steaks to grand scenery, the city is an Old West enthusiast’s dream. One of the country’s best collections of Western art and artifacts can be found at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum. Mosey on over to the Amarillo Livestock Auction to mingle with real cowboys as they go about the business of buying and selling cattle. For those with interests that are more modern, the city boasts a great art museum and beautiful botanical gardens. If you’re traveling with kids, don’t miss the thrilling rides at Wonderland Park. The whole family will be in awe of the fantastic rock formations at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

Amarillo is a growing city and offers the best in education, entertainment, and medical needs in West Texas. It was ranked as one of the best cities for young adults by Forbes Magazine. The metropolitan population is made up of 200K+, with an even larger catchment population. Residents enjoy an easy going lifestyle with low cost of living, unique restaurants, cultural centers, bars and boutiques, and a drive of less than 20 minutes to anywhere in the city.

Professional sports teams and a variety of cultural venues (Amarillo has its own professional opera, ballet, and symphony) make it a family friendly city. Amarillo is 15 minutes from the second largest canyon in the U.S. which offers unique hiking and camping experiences. Amarillo represents the true Southwest and is just 4-6 hours away from destinations like Santa Fe, Denver, and Oklahoma City.

Ready to build your legacy at Texas Tech?

Contact, Director of Faculty Recruitment

Please apply online (23971BR):

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.



Faculty physician specializing in Pediatric Cardiology.  This person will assume research, clinical, and teaching responsibilities.   The faculty member is expected to have outstanding clinical skills to provide patient care in Pediatric Cardiology as well as an aptitude for clinical education and research.  The candidate must have a strong willingness to teach health professions students, medical students and house staff.


Teaches medical students and pediatric resident physicians as assigned.  Provides patient care in cardiology in the outpatient and inpatient settings.  Part of the pediatric cardiology team sharing call, etc.  May participate in academic, administrative, or other activities as coordinated with Chair, Department of Pediatrics.



  • MD., D.O. or Foreign Medical Equivalent
  • Completion of Pediatric Residency;
  • Completion of Pediatric Cardiology Fellowship;
  • Must be eligible to obtain a Texas Medical License; and
  • BC/BE in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology Medicine

Application Process

Contact, Director of Faculty Recruitment

Please apply online (23971BR):

About the Organization

The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) campus in Lubbock offers students the opportunity to expand knowledge in five schools that are on the forefront of health care education. Our programs and facilities give students the opportunity for hands-on research and clinical experience, and various collaborations with community entities provide students the practical knowledge that is vital to their success. Our schools rank among the top institutions in the nation, and our faculty and students are recognized for their accomplishments on local, regional and national levels.

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