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UT Health Assistant Professor, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Plastic Surgery - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200001NC

The Division of Pediatric Plastic Surgery at the McGovern School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center at Houston is seeking a full time faculty position. Candidates would be appointed to the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor depending on experience and academic productivity in the Department of Surgery.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Optimal candidates should have a clinical interest in developing a program in pediatric hand and brachial plexus surgery as well as general pediatric plastic surgery reconstruction. With privileges at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, a busy Level 1 trauma center, expertise in pediatric reconstruction, including microsurgery, would be ideal. Successful candidates would be expected to develop an academic practice with either clinical or basic science research. Educational responsibilities with the plastic surgery residency are strongly encouraged.

Houston is the nation’s 4th largest city and one of the fasted growing and most diverse places to live. The Texas Medical Center in the largest medical center in the world and provides opportunities for innovate research and collaboration with investigators from multiple institutions.


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.

Applicants must be board certified or board eligible for the American Board of Plastic Surgery. Eligibility in Hand Surgery with CAQ are preferred but not required.

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. Preferred applicants will possess and demonstrate preferred knowledge or skills such as, excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

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