Faculty (Open Rank), Epilepsy - Neurology (Outpatient), McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Faculty (Open Rank), Epilepsy - Neurology (Outpatient), McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 240001JX

Are you an epileptologist looking to join a large epilepsy practice for an exclusive outpatient position with no on-call duties? If soMcGovern Medical School atUTHealth Houston,Department of Neurology is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Neurologist Assistant/Associate Professor, non-tenure track in the clinical division of Epilepsy,Texas Comprehensive Epilepsy Program(TCEP). TCEP is one of the largest and most dynamic epilepsy programs in the country. It is an NAEC level 4 tertiary center with a national and international referral base and one of the busiest epilepsy surgery programs in the country. There is an active SEEG and MEG program with surgical options ranging from resections to DBS, RNS, and laser ablation. Clinical research programs include epilepsy mortality, treatment outcomes, neuromodulation, epilepsy genetics, fMRI, and wearable m-health technologies. The center has strong ties withNeurosurgery,McWilliams School of Biomedical and Informatics, and theUTHealth Houston School of Public Health. The fellowship program includes 8 positions in epilepsy, 3-4 clinical neurophysiology positions, and one position in MEG/SEEG. The successful candidate will participate in outpatient clinical care, including routine EEG readings in Epilepsy within the Department of Neurology.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Clinical responsibilities would include four days of clinic a week. Teaching opportunities are available, including in the bi-annual 8-week epilepsy/EEG course. The position is affiliated with the McGovern Medical School, the 6th largest medical school in the nation, a robust Neurology residency program, and a growing Epilepsy Fellowship program.


· Graduate of an ACGME-accredited neurology residency and completed fellowship in Epilepsy

or Neurophysiology

· Board certification/eligibility

· Licensed in Texas (or eligible to be licensed).

· Interest in clinical research is encouraged but not essential.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

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.

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