Assistant Professor, Endocrinology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Endocrinology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000BF

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houstonis seeking a physician-scientist with a strong interest in translational metabolic research focused on diabetes and obesity for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in theDepartment of Internal Medicine,Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism.

The applicant must be BC/BE in Endocrinology and demonstrate a commitment to developing into an independent investigator. Opportunities for collaboration with the Brown Foundation Institute for Molecular Medicine, the NIH-sponsoredCenter for Clinical & Translational Sciences,and the affiliated schools of UTHealth Houston including theSchool of Public HealthandCenter for Healthy Aging. A competitive start-up package, protected time for research, and newly renovated laboratory space will be made available.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Translational metabolic research focused on diabetes and obesity by collaborating with others on scholarly publications and pursuing grant opportunities to support this research.

  • Care of endocrinology patients in the inpatient and outpatient settings.

  • Supervision of students, residents, and fellows in both clinic and hospital settings.

  • Participation in the Division’s intramural practice and pursuit of scholarly and research activities is strongly encouraged.

  • Clinical responsibilities at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital (inpatient and outpatient care).


  • Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License.

  • ABIM certified in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism and demonstrate the ability for independent research.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

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

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