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UT Health Part-Time Assistant Professor, Geriatric - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Central Houston, Texas

Part-Time Assistant Professor, Geriatric - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Central Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001ET

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a part-time (0.50 FTE) non-tenure clinical track, Assistant Professor level in the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatric and Palliative Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Participating in the Geriatric service at various Harris Health System locations at Settegast clinic, House Call Program and Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for coverage.

  • Collaborating with other Geriatric and Palliative physicians who will join the division.

  • 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, residents and fellows.

  • 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 eligibly research subjects.


The selected candidate for the position requires having a Texas Medical License or being eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License prior to employment.

The applicant must have must be board certified in an American Board of Medical Specialties approved training program, have advanced training in geriatric medicine, and be board-eligible or certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine or the American Board of Family Practice.

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.

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