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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Gastroenterology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2000020C

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School, invites applications for full time (1.0 FTE) research faculty position openings in the Division of Gastroenterology for various academic ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor).

Under the direction of Dr. Brooks Cash, Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, we are particularly interested in applicants with independent funding who are passionate about pursuing basic and translational research with a focus on disorders of gastrointestinal motility, the microbiome, and immune regulation of solid and hollow organs of the gastrointestinal tract.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Your research work experience and training will be directed towards studying gastrointestinal function in health and disease including, but not limited to, enteric neuromuscular function and homeostasis, host-biome interactions, and anti-inflammatory pathways and applying these pathways to define novel diagnostic and treatment approaches for different diseases. This will include a large array of molecular, cell biology and immunologic approaches, combined with possible studies utilizing physiological animal models. You are expected to perform, troubleshoot, and succeed in pursuing such studies based on your previous training. There will be no patient care or patient contact.

Minimum Qualifications:

The selected candidate for the position must have and M.D., PhD. or MD/PhD. Years of experience for Assistant Professor: 4 years postdoctoral training. Years of experience for Associate Professor: 4 years faculty position. Years of experience for Professor: 6 years of faculty position.

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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