Instructor/Assistant Professor, Research - Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Instructor/Assistant Professor, Research - Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Instructor/Lecturer/Faculty Associate

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000LT

The Department of Anesthesiology and Center for Perioperative Medicine (CPM)atMcGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houstonwould like to invite applications for non-tenure instructor and assistant professor faculty positions. Further information on our multidisciplinary research environment, department resources, and research programs is available on our website: An attractive start-up package, competitive salary, and generous benefits will be provided.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities include developing extramural funding and actively participating in research activities of the CPM. We are particularly interested in applicants with independent funding who are passionate about pursuing translational research in endogenous adaptive responses related to the field of perioperative medicine and critical care including acute lung injury, myocardial or hepatic ischemia, acute kidney injury, and intestinal inflammation.


Qualified individuals should have an MD or Ph.D. degree and at least 4 years of additional research experience.

Candidates should 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.

Please submit a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, description of future research plans, and at least three reference letters. For additional information, please contact Kelli Wallen, Assistant Director, Research Administration. Department of Anesthesiology 6431 Fannin Ste. #5.020, Houston, TX 77030.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

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