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UT Health Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Gastroenterology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200002OV

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, non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of Pediatrics Gastroenterology. 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.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Pediatric Gastroenterologist will provide direct patient care to patients in the Gastroenterology Clinic and consultations; evaluate, examine, diagnose and treat gastroenterologic disorders for pediatric patients; perform endoscopy, esophageal pH-impedance probe testing, colonoscopy, breath hydrogen analysis, percutaneous gastrostomy placement, polyp removal, foreign body removal, therapeutic endoscopy, and liver biopsy. The physician will collaborate with many other groups, including general pediatricians, pediatric surgeons, neurologists, pulmonologists, nephrologists, intensivists, and neonatologists.

The candidate will participate in the education and training of medical students and residents and will support 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; and d) participating actively in assisting and/or reviewing the division’s research efforts.


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

  • Board certification in Pediatric Gastroenterology.

  • Completion of a board-certified pediatric gastroenterology training program in the U.S. or Canada.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service; must have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise; and must 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.

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