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UT Health Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery (Cypress) - McGovern Medical School in West Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery (Cypress) - McGovern Medical School

West Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 1900017T

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 (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor position in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery in our Cypress location. The candidate will join a talented team of physicians that strive for excellence in education, research and clinical practice.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The candidate with rank of Assistant Professor in Orthopedic Surgery will be responsible for clinical service, research activities, administrative and other activities; provide direct patient care and supervision of medical students and residents in clinic and hospital settings.

  • Participating in the UT Physicians practice at various locations as well as

surgical locations at Memorial Hermann; including participation

in UT Orthopedic Surgery physician group call schedule.

  • Collaborating with other physicians who will be in practice.

  • Being involved in the recruitment, selection and hiring of new or additional

physicians to the group

  • Providing feedback regarding office operations including hiring staff, office

logistics and new physician recruitment.

  • Participating in the education and training of medical students and residents

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

a) Facilitating reasonable and appropriate access to patients by research staff.

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. Required or preferred board certification/eligibility statement. Required or preferred minimum years of clinical experience or years post residency statement.

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.

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 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 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 offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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