Assistant Professor, Toxicology - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Toxicology - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230002XS

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time,

Assistant Professor position in theDepartment of Emergency Medicine,Division of Medical Toxicology.

The Section of Medical Toxicology performs bedside consultations for toxicology and addiction medicine at Memorial Hermann TMC. Duties will include direct clinical care (~10 days of call per month), supervision of consult service rotators (emergency medicine residents, medical students), and residency education.

Position Key Accountabilities:

· Responsibilities will include providing clinical service and supervision of medical care in the Emergency Center at Memorial Hermann and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

· Providing direct delivery of medical care in the Emergency Center, working with other members of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, including consultants, when necessary, and participating in the quality assurance activities of the department.

· Working a set number of clinical hours a month and the remaining hours per month will be protected for research,

administrative, and educational activities. Clinical reductions will be based on roles in the department and medical school

· Participating in the Department's teaching activities including both the medical student and house staff educational

programs, didactic conferences, seminars, lectures, and case presentations, as well as your enthusiastic support of our Department's professional activities.


Experience in addiction medicine is preferred. Candidates should be board-eligible or board-certified in medical toxicology.

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.