Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Cardiovascular Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000I1

McGovern Medical SchoolatUT Health Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track, non-invasive cardiology faculty position in theDepartment of Internal Medicine,Division of Cardiovascular Medicine.

The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission toeducate a diverse body of future physicians and biomedical scientists for a career dedicated to the highest ideals of their profession; to provide outstanding patient-centered care; and to conduct innovative research that benefits the health and well-being of the population of Texas and beyond.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Rank of Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology will provide direct patient care and supervision of medical students and residents in clinic and hospital settings.

The faculty will be expected to:

  • Deliver compassionate patient care focusing on effectiveness, quality, safety, and service

  • Develop and sustain an environment in the patient care units that support excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care to include excellent risk-adjusted outcomes

  • Serve as a role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability, and interpersonal skills

  • Embrace a culture of lifelong learning, evidence-based practice, open inquiry, and scholarship, and maintain professional growth while supporting and promoting education and research

  • Educate health science, professionals, model the best practices in clinical care and public health, and provide a competency-based curriculum emphasizing integrity and professionalism

  • Foster a diverse and inclusive learning community

  • Support the health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff


Candidates should have an MD/DO/MBBS degree with board certification in Internal Medicine, and board certification or board eligibility in Cardiology. All candidates must hold or be eligible for an unrestricted and unchallenged license to practice medicine in the state of Texas.

Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have the potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Preferred applicants will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.

Compensation for thesuccessful candidate will be commensurate with the individual’s levelof experienceand accomplishment. A comprehensive benefits package is available.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

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