PSYCHIATRISTS- Inpatient/ Outpatient Faculty- Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

PSYCHIATRISTS- Inpatient/ Outpatient Faculty- Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000H8

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston has extraordinary opportunities in Louis A. Faillace, M.D., Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciencesfor mental health professionals seeking to develop an academic career in Psychiatry.

We seek adult, child, and geriatric psychiatrists in multiple specialties and sub-specialties to join our diverse, dynamic, and thriving department.These positions span various settings, including our 250-bed, inpatient facility, outpatient centers, specialty clinics, and community-based integrated care clinics. We are located in the prestigious and vibrant Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world, and abounding with collaborative and translational opportunities in the health sciences.


We are currently recruiting for multiple faculty positions in our telepsychiatry program. Faculty members utilize televideo technology from the comfort of homes or local offices to provide psychiatric services to select inpatient facilities throughout Texas. Minimal travel for site visits will be required and all necessary equipment and technical support will be provided.

Inpatient Psychiatrists (Adult, Child & Adolescent, and Geriatric)

Physician Education Loan Repayment Program opportunities are available for eligible inpatient faculty. We seek adult, child & adolescent, and geriatric psychiatrists to join our 250-bed, inpatient facility atUTHealth Houston Harris County Psychiatric Center (HCPC), where faculty enjoy low call volume, stable caseloads, and a robust collegial atmosphere. Affiliated with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, UTHealth HCPC is the second-largest freestanding psychiatric facility in the U.S. The hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission, which awarded UTHealth HCPC a “Top Performer in Key Quality Measures.”

Outpatient Psychiatrists (Adult and Child & Adolescent):

We seek to recruit adult and child & adolescent psychiatrists for multiple outpatient faculty positions at our community-based, integrated care clinics. Work closer to home in positions that are currently available throughout the greater Houston area.


  • M.D. or equivalent degree.

  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of Texas.

  • Board Certified or board eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry, and geriatric psychiatry or have completed accredited training in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States

Experience or interest in research and/or education is preferred

Depending on qualifications and credentials, faculty appointments at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered. Selected candidates are expected to contribute to the Department’s mission of education, research, and patient care, and actively participate in the teaching and supervision of medical students, residents, and fellows.

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.