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Open Rank of Family and Community Medicine

Posting Numberreq940
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeClinician Educator
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

The Department of Family and Community Medicine seeks qualified individuals who are interested in joining its faculty.  In the clinical area this includes outpatient clinical services in possibly one or more of the inpatient services (maternal child health, newborn nursery, or general inpatient), and call.  In the educational area, faculty has the opportunity to contribute to the Department and SOM education programs for students and residents in a variety of settings.  Leadership in one of the educational, clinical and research programs can be achieved over time. We are nationally and internationally known for educational innovation, currently in the area of the integration of medicine and public health. Our faculty is major contributors to the education of medical students at UNM.  Our residency program creates opportunities for rotations in both rural and underserved settings as well as UNM rotations.  Our scholarly agenda focuses on disparities, health services and prevention and faculty are encouraged to become involved in these scholarly activities. The faculty is committed to improving the health of New Mexicans through our education, service and research.

We have a growing number of Family Medicine clinics throughout Albuquerque in which faculty practice.  These are all moving toward the Patient Centered Medical Home Model and currently many of these clinics are rated the top level, PCMH (level 3).

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. 


Minimum Requirements:

  • Medical Doctor or Doctor of Osteopathy; board eligible/certified in Family Medicine by the ABFP or AOA
  • Eligible for medical licensure in NM
  • Eligible for State of New Mexico Board of Pharmacy certification 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 an HMO, office or community clinic
  • Experience teaching students and residents
  • Skill in one or more of the following:  infant and child care; adult medicine; maternal and child health


Salary and rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Application Instructions

 For Assistance with the Application Process, contact Norma Dye, Faculty Human Resources Representative. Department of Family and Community Medicine, (505) 272-2334,

For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 6/20/2017. 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.