Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor-Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2300006X

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston a leading academic health center, is seeking faculty members to join a dynamic group of physiatrists in theDepartment of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In partnership with TIRR Memorial Hermann and Memorial Hermann Hospital System, consistently ranked among the best rehabilitation hospitals in the U.S. News and World report.The department offers clinical, academic, and administrative opportunities. The selected candidate will contribute to the department’s mission to provide excellent rehabilitative services through advances in clinical care and the discovery of knowledge that promotes recovery, functional restoration, and community re-integration of individuals with limitations in function and activity participation due to injury or disease. Promoting collaborative efforts across health-related disciplines, supporting patient advocacy, and training future care providers and leaders in patient care and research.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Candidates should possess outstanding clinical, interpersonal, and communication skills, coupled with excellent administrative and organizational abilities. In addition to clinical and administrative duties, the position also requires teaching responsibilities such as teaching Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residents, fellows, medical students, and physical therapy students. Developing and sustaining an environment in the patient care units that support excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care through assessing, planning, implementing, and evaluating programs and standards that support positive patient care outcomes to include excellent risk-adjusted outcomes and serving as a role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability, and interpersonal skills.


  • Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • Texas Medical License or ability to obtain a Texas Medical License

  • Qualified applicants must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery, and service.

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

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