Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Cardiovascular - Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Cardiovascular - Anesthesiology, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230001YM

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure clinical track for Assistant/Associate Professor or Full Professor in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia within the Department of Anesthesiology.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will play a vital role in teaching fellows, residents, and medical students the essential skills and theories of this specialty, alongside participating in clinical activities within the operating rooms.


Candidates for this position must hold a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. Preferred board certification in Anesthesiology or board-eligible status. Candidates should possess an M.D. or D.O. degree, with four years of post-graduate training, comprising one year of internship in an accredited program, three years of anesthesiology residency, one year in Cardiothoracic Anesthesia, and a diplomate status or eligibility for the NBME Advanced Echocardiography Certification.

A strong emphasis is placed on excellent clinical skills, with a preference for familiarity with various cases, including but not limited to LVADs, ECMO, Impella, Heart and Lung Transplants, Aortic diseases (including circulatory arrest, TAAA, EVAR, EtAA), interventional cardiology lab, EP cardiac cath lab, and Thoracic cases.

Qualified applicants should demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service, showcasing potential for excellence in their specialized field. They should also share a common interest in achieving the objectives of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

For further information, please contact Yafen Liang, M.D., Associate Professor, at E-mail: or John Zaki, M.D., Associate Professor, at E-mail: Department of Anesthesiology 6431 Fannin Ste. #5.020 Houston, TX 77030.

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.

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