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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Neurology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Neurology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210000JK

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, The Department of Pediatrics Division of Child Neurology seeks BC/BE general Pediatrics Neurologist and Pediatric Epileptologist to join our growing Pediatric Neuroscience Program as full-time, non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

The selected candidates 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 service.

Our Division currently has 10 full time faculty, including 4 epileptologists, and specialists in neuromuscular, developmental, neurometabolic neurology, clinical magnetoencephalography, and neuropsychology. We are affiliated with the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, which is part of one of the largest hospital systems in the region, and was recognized as a top program in the Neurosciences by the U.S. News and World Report in 2020. We have ACGME-accredited training programs in Child Neurology, Epilepsy, and Neurophysiology, as well as one of the first fellowship programs in the U.S. in Clinical Magnetoencephalography. Our Division has close affiliations with the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the Department of Neurology and the adult Epilepsy Program. and we invite you to join our growing team in our mission to educate neuroscience professionals, discover and translate advances in neuroscience, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, and community as well as global outreach.

Candidates are sought for general community Child Neurology, as well as those fellowship-trained or with clinical expertise in movement disorders and spasticity, headache, neuromuscular disorders, developmental and neonatal neurology. We are also seeking candidates with at least one year of fellowship training and BC/BE in Epilepsy or Neurophysiology, with special interest and experience in Surgical Epilepsy and intracranial monitoring/SEEG. These are full-time clinical positions, with opportunities for basic, clinical, and translational research, based on funding. The selected candidates will report directly to the Division Director of Child Neurology. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Qualifications:

The selected candidates for the positions must have a Texas Medical License or a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Board certification/eligibility in Pediatrics Neurology.

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

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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