Assistant Professor, Surgical Transplant - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Surgical Transplant - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2300012C

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor in theDepartment of Surgery,Division of Organ Transplantation. The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other services.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Rank of Assistant Professor in Surgery requires providing instruction at McGovern Medical School to students, residents, and fellows; inpatient and outpatient care atMemorial Hermann Hospitaland clinical research related to transplantation. The clinical emphasis of this job is abdominal transplantation including organ procurement. The candidate is expected to provide both pre-operative and post-operative care (inpatient and outpatient clinic) for organ transplant recipients.

  • Collaborating with other physicians

  • Being involved in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of new or additional physicians to the group.

  • Providing feedback regarding office operations including hiring staff, office logistics, and new physician recruitment.

  • Supporting the research mission of the department and university through:

a) facilitating reasonable and appropriate access to patients by research staff

b) assisting when requested with the collection of research data including

biological specimens; and

c) providing information and education on ongoing research studies to potentially

eligible research subjects.


  • Medical Degree (MD)

  • Completed transplant surgery fellowship accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS)

  • Certification or eligibility to be certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS)

  • Texas Medical License before the appointment start date.

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.