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UT Health Associate Professor Research, Cardiology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate Professor Research, Cardiology - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001UK

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), faculty position in the Department of INTERNAL MEDICINE, Division of CARDIOLOGY. The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to discover and translate advances in the biomedical through research, educational activities, and other service.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Rank of ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR RESEARCH in INTERNAL MEDICINE - CARDIOLOGY will conduct research on cardiac metabolism, heart failure, and diabetes.

  • Performing a variety of staff management functions including the interviewing, hiring, evaluating, counseling and terminating of assigned management, clinical, and support staff.

  • Facilitating, reviewing, and approving research project budget/s for UTHealth, including estimates of future personnel and equipment needs; ensuring that resources are optimally utilized through participation in strategic planning and financial budgeting processes, and development of practices that achieve specific objectives and resolution of unfavorable performance variances; providing leadership and implementing strategies to provide cost effective measures.

  • Providing coaching, mentoring, support and consultation to research personnel and student.

  • Serving as role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability and interpersonal skills

  • Delegating authority and accountability to research personnel for decisions that is consistent with professional standards, regulatory agencies and organizational policies and procedures.

  • Collaborating with other researchers (internal and external to UTHealth) to identify and pursue research opportunities that would complement and grow the national reputation of UTHealth as a leading academic institution in research on cardiometabolic disorders.

  • Participating in and/or chairs committees, work groups, and meetings at as appropriate

  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services, current literature and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in fields of expertise; supporting and promoting education and research

  • Supervising a highly specialized research team and administrative staff.


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 a PhD and completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship with a research focus on cardiac metabolism, as well as, demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

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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