Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Blood Bank/Hemotherapy - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Blood Bank/Hemotherapy - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000YE

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor or Associate Professor position in theDepartment of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This Position has two components; blood banking/apheresis and Hemotherapy.

Blood Banking - This position is part of the transfusion medicine service and provides blood banking and apheresis coverage at theMemorial Hermann Hospital- Texas Medical Centerfor a broad array of medical and surgical clinical services, including a Level I trauma center, the heart & vascular institute and transplant services, as well as UT Physicians Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. The physician in this role is expected to participate in trainee education at various levels as well as clinical research and laboratory improvement projects in pursuit of academic excellence.

Hemotherapy - The other aspect of this position is the hemotherapy service, which is an innovative clinical consultative service that serves as a bridge to clinical and laboratory medicine. It is part of a multidisciplinary care team that operates 24/7 and serves as interventional blood banking consultants at the bed side. The primary goal of the hemotherapy service is to mitigate the bleeding risks of critically ill inpatients with cardiovascular disease, including those with advanced cardiovascular devices, those who have undergone recent surgical interventions, and those with inherited and acquired bleeding disorders. Physicians covering the hemotherapy service must be comfortable with direct patient care and are expected to appropriately order and interpret routine and specialized hematology and coagulation assays. Additionally, they will be responsible for the appropriate ordering of blood product transfusions and hemostatic agents.

Position Key Accountabilities:


  • Medical degree (M.D. or D.O.).

  • Completion of Clinical Pathology (CP) or Anatomic and Clinical Pathology (AP/CP) Residency with board certification in CP or AP/CP by the American Board of Pathology.

  • Board certified or board eligible in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or Anesthesiology Anesthesiologists(Internists, and Hospitalists will also be considered for this position).

  • Full unrestricted Texas medical license.

  • Appropriate training and background in blood banking and transfusion medicine is desirable.

  • Application for privileges/credentialing at the Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center Hospital.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. UTHeath Houston offers a full benefits package, including vacation and sick days, health plans and retirement contributions with matching. For further details on available benefits, please visit:

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications much include a letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications, a current CV/resume, the names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references.

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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.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.