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UT Health Assistant/Associate Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant/Associate Professor, Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100007R

The Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in the Department of General Surgery at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth is seeking applications for an Assistant/Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery. The Division chiefly operates out of Memorial Hermann Hospital-Texas Medical Center in Houston, Texas. The Red Duke Trauma Institute is one of the busiest Level 1 trauma practices in the country and the home of Life Flight.

The candidate should demonstrate a clinical interest in both trauma-based and elective adult hand surgery as well as general plastic surgery reconstruction, specifically traumatic lower extremity microsurgery reconstruction.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Successful candidates would be expected to develop an academic practice with either clinical or basic science research. Educational responsibilities with the plastic surgery residency are strongly encouraged.


  • Hand Surgery Fellowship

  • CAQ Board Certified or CAQ board eligible

  • Eligible for licensure in the State of Texas

  • Interest and experience in research in hand reconstruction is preferred.

Houston, Texas is the nation’s 4th largest city and one of the fasted growing and most diverse places to live. The Texas Medical Center is one of the largest medical center in the world and provides opportunities for innovate research and collaboration with investigators from multiple institutions.

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

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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