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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Medical Physics - Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Medical Physics - Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210002MC

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) – McGovern Medical School, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in the Department of Diagnostic & Interventional Imaging, Section of Diagnostic Medical Physics.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The incumbent will join a collaborative and exciting team in Diagnostic Medical Physics in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. Primarily a clinical position, the position focuses on management of computed tomography, fluoroscopy, radiography, mammography, nuclear medicine, MRI and ultrasound equipment, as well as on radiation safety, including radionuclides.

Appointees will be expected to allocate some time to radiology and medical physics residency education and clinical research. Candidates will be eligible for a Non-Tenure clinical faculty position.

Work Environment:

Appointees will join a group of four medical physicists, two medical physics residents, two safety specialists, and an administrative program manager. The team serves two large metropolitan teaching hospitals, multiple outpatient clinics, a medical school with over 50 residents in radiology, and a school of dentistry. Clinical and academic responsibilities are shared among the physicists. Candidates must be willing to travel periodically to facilities within the Houston metropolitan area.


Applicants must have a minimum of a Doctoral degree in medical physics or a related science. Candidates must be board certified or eligible for board certification in Diagnostic Medical Physics and/or Nuclear Medicine and eligible for licensure in medical physics in the State of Texas.

Priority will be given to those with experience in CT protocol optimization and eligibility for licensure in nuclear medicine. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the USA.

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 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 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.

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