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UT Health Assistant/Associate Professor - Ophthalmology and Visual Science, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant/Associate Professor - Ophthalmology and Visual Science, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210002CG

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston/McGovern Medical School invites applications for a full-time faculty position in Glaucoma at the Assistant or Associate professor level.

Through the McGovern Medical school, the Ruiz Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science has a Clinical Educator Faculty track that emphasizes excellent clinical care with a large interest in resident education. The clinical educator track is unique in that there is less emphasis on research as a requirement for promotion.

Position Key Accountabilities:

This position will be 90% clinical time split between Lyndon B Johnson General Hospital (LBJ) and at Cizik Eye Clinic with the majority of time at LBJ. These provide for a busy subspecialty clinic and surgical schedule consisting of complex cataracts and glaucoma subspecialty care. The position at LBJ is a mixture of staffing resident clinics and surgeries.

Qualifications:

Applicants should have completed fellowship training or equivalent in glaucoma, be board certified/eligible in ophthalmology, and be eligible for a medical license in the state of Texas.

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. Preferred applicants will possess and demonstrate knowledge or skills such as, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

Potential applicants must apply through UTHealth’s career webpage athttps://www.uth.edu/careers/ . Only applications received through the online system will be considered.

This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code #51.215. The background check will be required for the final candidate.

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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