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UT Health Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Emergency Medicine (PEM) - Emergency Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas



McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210002TL

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 position in the Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing clinical service effort at Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Community Hospitals (Memorial City, Sugar Land, and Katy) helping to supervise medical care in the Emergency Center.

  • Working a set number of clinical hours a month and the remaining hours per month will be protected for research, administrative, and educational activities. Clinical reductions will be based on roles in the department and medical school

  • Participating in the Departments teaching activities including both the medical student and house staff educational programs, didactic conferences, seminars, lectures, and case presentations, as well as your enthusiastic support of our Departments professional activities.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Medical License. Required or preferred board certification/eligibility in American Board of Emergency Medicine. Required or preferred minimum years of clinical experience or years post-residency statement.

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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