Faculty (Open Rank), Headache - Neurology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Faculty (Open Rank), Headache - Neurology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230003HM

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston,Department of Neurology, is seeking full-time,fellowship-trained Headache Neurologists at the Assistant, Associate and Professor rank to participate in clinical outpatient care and educational programs, and aid in developing a comprehensive multi-disciplinary headache program.

Located in the Texas Medical Center in the heart of Houston, this position is affiliated with McGovern Medical School, the 6th largest medical school in the nation. We are seeking candidates who have a strong interest in headache and facial pain. The successful candidate should have completed a headache fellowship and be board certified by the ABPN for adult or child Neurology. Candidates must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Texas.

Clinical responsibilities would include up to five(5)days of clinic a week for clinical assessment and management of patients with headache. Support, including protected time, for the development of a Headache Fellowship program is also available. As an academic center, research and teaching are integral to our mission, and we welcome candidates with an interest in exploring clinical trials, grant applications, or teaching opportunities with medical students, residents, and fellows. Academic rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

  • Medical degree (MD or DO) from an accredited medical school

  • Graduate of an ACGME accredited neurology residency

  • Completed headache fellowship

  • Board Eligible or Board Certified by the ABPN with fellowship training or equivalent experience working in Headache Medicine

  • Active board-certifications

  • Texas medical license (or eligible to be licensed)

  • Outstanding clinical, interpersonal and communication skills, coupled with excellent administrative and organizational abilities.

  • Commitment to providing compassionate and patient-centered care

  • 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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