Assistant/Associate Professor, Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology/Sleep - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate Professor, Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology/Sleep - Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2400005P

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston is a leading academic health center. TheDepartment of Pediatrics,Division of Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology/Sleepinvites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor who is board certified/eligible in Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine. The selected candidate 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 clinical service, teaching, research, administrative activities, and other services.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Assistant/Associate Professor will participate in the clinical, teaching, and research programs in the Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pulmonary/Allergy/Immunology/Sleep. The Division is committed to providing the highest quality of patient care as well as conducting basic and translational research relevant to pulmonary and sleep disorders in children. This specialist will provide consultations at variousChildren’s Memorial Hermann Hospital locationsand other hospitals and will have outpatient clinic responsibilities inUT Physiciansclinics in theTexas Medical Centerand outlying centers. In addition, the selected candidate will interpret pediatric polysomnography at the primary pediatric sleep lab as well as community labs. Most of the services are provided in a teaching hospital with a strong academic environment, as demonstrated by our Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine fellowship training program endorsed by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). There is great potential for program development in both the pulmonary and sleep services.

UTHealth Houston offers an excellent benefits package, including:

• 100% paid medical premiums for our full-time employees

• Generous time off (holidays, preventative leave days, both vacation and sick time)

• Increasing monthly vacation hours accrued, the longer you stay.

• Excellent retirement plans

• Free financial and legal counseling

• Free mental health counseling services

• Gym membership discounts and access to wellness programs

• Other employee discounts, including entertainment, car rentals, cell phones, etc.

• Resources for child and elder care

• Plus, many more!

Qualifications:

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

  • Board Certified in Pediatrics and Board Certified or eligible for certification in Pediatric Pulmonary and Sleep Medicine.

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.

https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

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In addition, all UTHealth Houston ​​​​​​​employees who are assigned to work at a location that is subject to the affiliated partner’s hospital, clinical offices, or agency are required to abide by UTHealth’s Houston rules and regulations, as well as the affiliate’s rules and regulations, including COVID-19 vaccination and safety requirements.

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