Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Neurology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Neurology - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 23000027

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, seeks BC/BE general Pediatric Neurologists and Pediatric Epileptologists to join our growing Pediatric Epilepsy Program inThe Department of Pediatrics,Division of Child Neurology, for full-time faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank.

Our Child Neurology Division currently has 10 full time faculty, including 4 epileptologists, and specialists in neuromuscular, developmental, neurometabolic neurology, clinical magnetoencephalography, and neuropsychology. We are affiliated with the Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, which is part of one of the largest hospital systems in the region, and was recognized as a top program in the Neurosciences by the U.S. News and World Report in 2020. We have ACGME-accredited training programs in Child Neurology, Epilepsy, and Neurophysiology, as well as one of the first fellowship programs in the U.S. in Clinical Magnetoencephalography. Our Division has close affiliations with the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, the adult Epilepsy Program, and the Department of Neurology. Our combined pediatric and adult epilepsy surgery program is recognized as a NAEC level IV center, and has high volumes of intracranial EEG cases, including robotic SEEG and MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy. We are proud to have a very collegial academic atmosphere with collaborative research opportunities in epilepsy, as well as in MEG. We invite you to join our growing team in our mission to educate neuroscience professionals, discover and translate advances in neuroscience, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, and community as well as global outreach.

We are seeking pediatric neurologists/epileptologists with one to two years of fellowship training and BC/BE in Epilepsy or Neurophysiology, and special interest and experience in Surgical Epilepsy and intracranial monitoring/SEEG. These are full-time clinical positions, with opportunities for basic, clinical, and translational research, based on funding; rank will be commensurate with experience. The selected candidates will report directly to the Division Chief of Child Neurology. Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, and be outstanding in their field of expertise.

The selected candidates will contribute to the department’s mission to educate health science professionals, discover and translate advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and model the best practices in clinical care and public health through research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service, and will share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.


Selected candidates must have a Texas Medical License or a Texas Faculty Temporary License, and ABPN certification/eligibility in Neurology with Special Qualifications in Child Neurology.

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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