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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - Pediatrics Critical Care, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor - Pediatrics Critical Care, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2000023A

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School, invites applications for a full-time, Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Pediatrics, division of Critical Care Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate will contribute in the clinical duties, teaching critical care fellows, residents, and medical students, research and involvement with quality improvement projects. For clinical care, the Division staffs a pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Childrens Memorial Hermann Hospital that is located in the Texas Medical Center, Houston. Pediatric critical care medicine physicians provide twenty-four hour, in-house coverage in a multi-disciplinary; twenty bed PICU with comprehensive services for a wide variety of critically ill medical and surgical patients. Medical and surgical subspecialties from all disciplines are immediately available in the PICU. Areas of subspecialty expertise include cardiovascular surgery congenital heart disease, hematology, neurosurgery, oncology, respiratory failure, sepsis, solid organ transplantation, and trauma. Furthermore, the PICU has available advanced treatment modalities such as extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for neonatal and pediatric respiratory and cardiac failure.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine and be able to obtain a Texas Medical License.

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.

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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