Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Community and General - McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Pediatrics Community and General - McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 220003L9

McGovern Medical SchoolatThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor – Non-Tenure, Clinical in theDepartment of Pediatrics,Division of Community and General.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The candidate will contribute to the clinical activities of the Division of Community and General Pediatrics by providing direct clinical services and patient care in an outpatient setting under the direction of the Division Director. Clinical care duties include, but are not limited to, the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of disorders, consultations, acute care, ordering and interpreting laboratory results, and developing treatment plans. Participate in the teaching programs for the residents and medical students for the division and department by mentorship, consulting, training, through didactics, and may conduct grand rounds.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or equivalent, Texas Medical License or eligible for Texas Faculty Temporary License, American Board of Pediatrics Certificate or eligible to obtain. Three (3) years of Pediatric Residency training; and travel to affiliated employer hospitals and clinics in Harris and Fort Bend counties in Texas. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, TX has 1 full time position for Harris and Fort Bend Counties.

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.