Associate Professor/Professor, Radiology - Chief of Internventional Radiology
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190000KE
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 faculty position as Section Chief of Vascular Interventional Radiology in the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging.
Position Key Accountabilities:
The candidate will be a fellowship-trained vascular interventional radiologist who will join our team of 10 faculty in the Division of Vascular Interventional Radiology (VIR), as Section Chief. The faculty appointment will be at either the Associate or Professor level depending on the candidate’s experience. The appointment may be on either the tenure track, or the clinical non-tenure track. Evidence of scholarly activities is a requirement for tenure track positions.
Our growing and diverse adult and pediatric VIR practice has the breadth, depth and scale for faculty at any career stage, and with general or specialized interests anywhere along the spectrum. We emphasize mentorship, career and leadership development in a culture that embraces diversity. We are seeking candidates who are excellent clinical vascular interventional radiologists and enthusiastic educators. An aptitude for research and innovation is strongly encouraged.
The VIR Division provides clinical interventional services at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital in the world renowned Texas Medical Center, as well as Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital and other outpatient and ambulatory facilities. Our facilities include state-of-the-art angiography suites and dedicated procedural CT scanners. Additional procedural suites are being designed in conjunction with expansion in progress at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Children Memorial Hermann Hospital and LBJ General Hospital.
Our VIR faculty perform a full spectrum of image-guided minimally-invasive procedures with strong emphasis on vascular, oncologic, transplant, hepatobiliary and pediatric IR services. VIR faculty are engaged in all facets of image-guided intervention, including aortic disease, PAD, venous disease, pulmonary disease, interventional oncology, peripheral skeletal bone ablation and cement augmentation, visceral tumor ablation, advanced portal hypertension and transplant interventions. The VIR-division is a clinically-based practice and faculty are integrally involved in multidisciplinary tumor boards, portal hypertension clinics, vascular clinics, and transplant programs.
Vascular Interventional Radiology is one of nine clinical specialty units, which together with our robust basic science division, form the Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging faculty. The Division provides training for IR-DR residents, VIR fellows, Radiology residents, and medical students.
The University of Texas McGovern Medical School provides multiple opportunities for collaboration with a diverse faculty. Houston is consistently rated as one of the top cities of its size in which to live, work and play, and is a community ranked highly for raising a family. The city is culturally rich and provides excellent educational options for children. Many faculty enjoy attending the diverse music/theater/art and athletic events located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center. Houston Hobby Airport and IAH Airport, are both approximately a half an hour away, providing nonstop flights to most US and many international destinations.
M.D. or equivalent, ABR-certified. Candidates must be fellowship trained in VIR and be board certified by the American Board of Radiology with CAQ or CAQ eligible, and be able to obtain a medical license in the State of Texas. Evidence of clinical competence and competence in teaching is expected. This recruitment is open until filled.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University 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 schiences, 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 and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.
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