UT Health Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Clinical Track,Trauma Neurosurgeon - Neurosurgery in Texas

Assistant Professor, Non-Tenure Clinical Track,Trauma Neurosurgeon - Neurosurgery


Texas Medical Center-Houston, TexasSouthwest Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 170000OL

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant Professor (non-tenure clinical track) faculty position in the Department of Neurosurgery. We are seeking an academic neurosurgeon specializing in neurotraumatology.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to focus on the highest quality care and achieving the best outcomes, the best service and achieving the highest patient and referring doctor satisfaction, innovation and testing of new ideas, the advancement of medicine and setting new standards of care, and teaching the next generation to be the best.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery will join an active trauma neurosurgery program based in the Texas Medical Center, but also serving Southwest Houston.

-Participating in the Mischer Neuroscience Associates practice at the Memorial

Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Memorial Hermann-Southwest locations;

including participation in a UT general Neurosurgery physician group call team

for coverage.

-Collaborating with other neurosurgeons and neurointensivists in the practice.

-Providing feedback regarding office operations including hiring staff, office

logistics and new physician recruitment.

-Participating in the education and training of medical students, residents and

fellows - this is integral to the position.

-Supporting the research mission of the department and university through:

a) Facilitating reasonable and appropriate access to patients by research


b) Assisting when requested with collection of research data including

biological specimens and;

c) Providing information and education on on-going research studies to

potentially eligible research subjects.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Candidates must be either Board Certified or Board Eligible in Neurosurgery.

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

Preferred applicants will possess an advanced fellowship in neurotrauma, but not necessary depending on residency experiences.

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

Established in 1972 by The University 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 is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical schiences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

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