PSYCHIATRISTS- Inpatient Faculty - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Houston, TX

PSYCHIATRISTS- Inpatient Faculty - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Location: Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000FT

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston has extraordinary opportunities in the Louis A. Faillace, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences for mental health professionals seeking to develop an academic career in Psychiatry.

Inpatient Psychiatrists (Adult, Child & Adolescent, and Geriatric)

We seek adult, child, and geriatric psychiatrists in multiple specialties and sub-specialties to join our excellent faculty team at the UTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC) and the newly opened John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center. Our robust collegial atmosphere fosters collaboration and teamwork! These positions provide exceptional teaching and supervisory opportunities to residents and medical students as a key training site for the McGovern Medical School, and soon to be opened UTHealth School of Behavioral Health Sciences, opening in the fall of 2025.

Selected candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s mission of education, research, and patient care, and actively participate in the teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows.


  • M.D. or equivalent degree.

  • Licensed or license-eligible in the State ofTexas.

  • Board Certified or board eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and geriatric psychiatry or have completed accredited training in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States.

  • Experience or interest in research and/or education is preferred.

Depending on qualifications and credentials, faculty appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.