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UT Health Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Molecular Pathology/ Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Molecular Pathology/ Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 2100026F

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track faculty position in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor/ Associate professor/ Professor.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing training of residents, fellows, and medical students as well as development of an individual and/or collaborative research program.

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

  • Collaborating with UTHealth and hospital administration and physicians to identify future opportunities, and define the direction of department services; developing, and implementing plans to achieve identified goals.

  • Maintaining an ongoing departmental Quality Improvement Plan and process consistent with the organizational Quality Management Plan; developing and implementing unit specific standards, policies and procedures that guide and support the provision of care and services; continuously assesses and improves assigned departments performance while enhancing service.

  • Participating in and/or chairs committees, work groups, and meetings at as appropriate

  • Assuring interdisciplinary performance improvement programs are active, maintained and ongoing. Following up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Collaborating to maintain a focus on providing excellent services.

  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services, current literature and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in fields of expertise; supporting and promoting education and research.


Applications are invited from academically oriented board certified (AP or AP/CP) or eligible candidates with fellowship training and experience in Molecular Pathology/NGS with a subspecialty experience in at least one of the following areas: Bone & Soft tissue, General Surgical Pathology, Hematopathology or Pediatrics is preferred. The successful candidate(s) will join a subspecialized pathology service which supports the clinical and academic mission of UTHealth and provides appropriate information to guide patient care. Ability and skills to build relationship across units and clinical teams are highly desirable.

Selected candidates for the position (s) must have a Texas Medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas. Salary and Academic Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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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