Assistant Professor, Allergy/Immunology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor, Allergy/Immunology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2300011T

McGovern Medical School atUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure clinical track as an Assistant Professor in Allergy and Immunology in theDepartment of Pediatrics,Division of Pulmonary/Allergy-Immunology/Sleep.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through clinical service, teaching, research, administrative activities, and other services.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Assistant Professor in Pediatrics-Allergy/Immunology will provide direct patient care in a clinic and hospital setting through:

  • Providing comprehensive services in allergy and immunology, including patients with primary immunodeficiency

  • Providing services such as immediate hypersensitivity skin testing, immunotherapy, desensitization, and food challenges

  • Collaborating with a senior allergist-immunologist and pediatric pulmonary specialists within the division, and other members of the patient’s care team.

  • Participating in the education and training of medical students, residents, and staff.


  • Texas Medical License or eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified or eligible to be board certified in Allergy and Immunology.

Qualified applicants must 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.

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.