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The Department of OB/Gyn at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine is seeking full time Academic Hospitalist/Laborist to join an exciting new program in the lower Rio Grande Valley in South Texas. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and credentials. The position be based at the Doctors Hospital Renaissance in Edinburg which is the primary teaching site for the new UTRGV Ob/Gyn residency program. The first class of medical students at the UTRGV School of Medicine will matriculate in July, 2016. The first class of Ob/Gyn residents started in July, 2015. The selected candidate will work 12 hour rotating shifts (days/nights/weekends) with primary responsibility for the teaching service. The service will have secondary roles to support the Maternal-Fetal Medicine service as well as the community physicians as requested. For the interested candidate there will be ample opportunity for involvement in scholarly activities including development of team-based perinatal care, designing and implementing quality improvement initiatives, and curriculum design for medical student and resident education in Obstetrics. Research opportunities are available for the qualified applicant.

Current Board certification by the American Board of Ob/Gyn, or be an active candidate within three years of residency, possess or be eligible for a Texas medical license, and qualified to hold a faculty appointment in the Department of Ob/Gyn UTRGV School of Medicine and appropriate hospital staff appointments. Demonstration of strong commitment to the education of residents and medical students is essential.

For consideration, please forward a copy of your CV and letter of interest.

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine (UTRGV SOM) received preliminary accreditation in October 2015 with first class matriculating in July 2016. UTRGV SOM is comprised of faculty in the following departments: Family and Community Medicine, Internal Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Psychiatry and Neurology, Surgery, Pediatrics, Medical Education, Biomedical Sciences, Population Health and Behavioral Sciences and the South Texas Diabetes and Obesity Institute. Present Residencies include Family and Community Medicine, Ob/Gyn, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Preventive Medicine and Psychiatry. Our physicians will practice under UT Health Rio Grand Valley.

EEO Statement
UTRGV is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer that strives to hire without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. UTRGV takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Diversity Statement
UTRGV is a Hispanic-serving Institution dedicated to student success and building a diverse faculty committed to working in a multicultural environment. UTRGV has an NSF ADVANCEgrant to increase the representation of women in STEM fields and to promote a positive, family friendly workplace for all faculty. We strongly encourage applications from women and minorities.