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

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

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

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230002UF

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position in theChildren's Heart Institute, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, Non-Invasive Imaging team.

The Pediatric Cardiology Team is diverse and internationally recognized for providing patients with the best standard of pediatric cardiac care for children and adults with congenital heart defects. We have 22 cardiologists, including non-invasive imaging (fetal and cardiac MR/CT), interventional cardiologists, electrophysiologists, HF/transplant, preventive cardiology, and community cardiologists. There are 4 congenital heart surgeons with a 20-bed dedicated cardiac ICU, 20 intermediate care beds, and a 120-bed NICU. Children's Memorial Hermann Hospital is ranked in the top 30 pediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery programs in the 2022-2023 US News & World Report. We have 9 categorial pediatric cardiology and 2 advanced imaging 4th-year fellows (fetal and CT/MRI).

Board-certified and/or eligible candidates in pediatric cardiology should have advanced training (4th year) or at least 5 years of experience in performing and interpreting echocardiography and transesophageal echocardiograms. 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 services

Position Key Accountabilities:

The faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Cardiology will contribute to all aspects of the UTHealth Houston Children's Heart Institute. The selected candidate will provide direct patient care and support the educational mission through teaching and supervising our medical students, residents, and fellows in the clinic and hospital setting.


  • Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License.

  • Board-certified and/or eligible candidates in Pediatrics and Pediatric Cardiology with advanced training and expertise in performing and interpreting echocardiography and/or advanced cardiac imaging.


  • Experience in strain and 3D echocardiography

  • Subspecialty training in fetal imaging

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.

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.

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