Child Psychiatrist (Clinical Faculty- Outpatient/ UTP Heights)- Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Child Psychiatrist (Clinical Faculty- Outpatient/ UTP Heights)- Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230002BR

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencesof McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houstonis seeking qualified candidates to join our excellent faculty team. This is a great opportunity to join a state-of-the-art Behavioral Sciences Campus with 2 psychiatric hospitals serving 500 beds total, and 29 clinics and throughout the local Houston area. Located in the heart of the largest medical center in the nation, we have a vigorous research enterprise and multiple educational programs including a large residency program, child and adolescent fellowship, psychology interns, and more. Our robust collegial atmosphere fosters collaboration and teamwork! The position would assist to provide exceptional teaching and supervisory opportunities to residents and medical students as a key training site for the McGovern Medical School, and soon to our NEW School of Behavioral Health Sciences, opening in the fall of 2025.

Outpatient Psychiatrist (Child Psychiatry)

We seek to recruit a child psychiatrist for a full-time outpatient faculty position at our community-based, integrated care clinic, UT Physicians Multispecialty – The Heights.


  • M.D. or equivalent degree.

  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of Texas.

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in General Psychiatry.

  • Experience or interest in research and/or education is preferred.

Depending upon the applicant’s qualifications and credentials, faculty appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered.

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

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.