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UT Health Associate Professor/Professor, Organ Transplantation - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate Professor/Professor, Organ Transplantation - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001LS

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), non-tenure clinical track Associate Professor/Professor position in the Department of Surgery, Division of Organ Transplantation. The selected candidate will contribute tot he departments 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.

The position requires providing instruction at the McGovern Medical School to students, residents and fellows; inpatient and outpatient care at Memorial Hermann Hospital and clinical research related to transplantation.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Abdominal transplantation including organ procurement: candidate is expected to provide both pre-operative and post-operative care (inpatient and outpatient clinic) of organ transplant recipients.

  • Research interests (e.g. basic science) and education interests (primarily medical students and general surgery residents) are important considerations.

  • Collaborationwith other physicians.

  • Involvement in the recruitment, selection and hiring of new or additional physicians to the group.

  • Feedback regarding office operations including hiring staff, office logistics and new physician recruitment.

  • Supporting the research mission of the department and university through:

a) facilitating reasonable and appropriate access to patients by research staff

b) assisting when requested with collection of research data including biological specimens and

c) providing information and education on on-going research studies to potentially eligible research subjects.


  • Medical Degree (MD).

  • Completed a transplant surgery fellowship accredited by the American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS).

  • Certified or eligible to be certified by the American Board of Surgery (ABS).

  • Experience in pediatric abdominal transplantation is desirable.

  • Possess or obtain a Texas Medical License before the appointment start date.

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.

UTHealth Benefits UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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