Faculty, Health Informatics - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Faculty, Health Informatics - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240000ND

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, is seeking a full-time, board-eligible, and/or board-certified fellowship trained in pathology, with a background in health informatics, faculty, within theDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicineat the rank of Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor. The successful candidate(s) will join a subspecialized pathology service that supports the clinical and academic mission of UTHealth Houston and provides appropriate information to guide patient care.

Position Key Accountabilities :

  • Planning, managing, and directing operations of Digital Pathology Health Informatics clinical / research.

  • Conducting high-quality research in areas of expertise, with a particular emphasis on healthcare operations and maintenance optimization, and data mining, collection, and analysis; interactive dashboards.

  • Researching and granting application support; publications support.


  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.).

  • Texas Medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas

  • Completion of Clinical Pathology (CP) or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) Residency with board certification in CP or AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology.

  • Board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, or Anesthesiology Anesthesiologists (Internists and Hospitalists will also be considered for this position).

  • Full unrestricted Texas medical license.

  • Application for privileges/credentialing at the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Hospital.

  • Background in applied probability, and statistical analysis of complex data with application to healthcare operations and maintenance optimization.


  • Academically oriented board certified (AP or AP/CP) or eligible with fellowship training and experience in Pathology with a subspecialty experience with Molecular Pathology.

  • Teaching and mentoring experience, strong communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability and skills to build relationships across units and clinical teams.

Salary and Academic Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

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.