Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Pediatric Cardiology - Children's Heart Institute

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Pediatric Cardiology - Children's Heart Institute

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230001Q3

McGovern Medical School atUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant professor position in the division of Pediatric Cardiology. The selected candidate will contribute to theUTHealth Houston Children’s Heart Instituteas an international contributor to excellent comprehensive care and advancement in care for pediatric patients with congenital heart defects and heart failure.

Position Key Accountabilities:

In this role, duties and responsibilities are performing computational modeling, segmentation, simulation, and pre-and post-processing to ultimately support clinical decision-making for patients with congenital heart defects. In addition, your duties and responsibilities will include the following:

  • Post-processing (3D reconstructions with exact 3D location of invasive electrodes) of all MRI studies performed on patients.

  • Performing finite element and computational flow modeling and analyzing model predictions.

  • Working with other scientists, cardiologists, and surgeons to develop and implement modeling workflow to predict pre-op and post-op hemodynamics.

  • Coding and moving into active use, software projects (clinical or research).

  • Installing, supporting, and troubleshooting software associated with specialized laboratory devices.

  • Implementing advanced modeling and visualization capabilities to aid in a better understanding of pediatric cardiac anatomies segmented from CT and MR images.

  • Participating actively in national and international conferences to present findings from research and in manuscript preparation.

  • Providing software training for users.

  • Assisting in grant proposal submissions.


  • Research doctoral degree (Ph.D.) or Candidate for Research doctorate (Ph.D. (c)) with planned degree completion within 6 months.

  • Minimum of two years of experience working on funded research projects.

  • Record of related research publications.

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 a Ph.D. and demonstrate expertise in Microsoft Office suite of applications and data analysis software (STATA, R, SAS, etc.), in data management and superior written and verbal communication skills.

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

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