Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Pediatric Cardiology Critical Care - Children's Heart Institute, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Pediatric Cardiology Critical Care - Children's Heart Institute, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230003CS

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, seeks employment 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 Cardiac Critical Care to join our existing group of 8 Cardiac Critical Care Physicians and 8 advanced practice providers caring for patients within our Children’s Heart Institute (CHI) Heart Cardiac Intensive Care Unit (HCICU) atChildren’s Memorial Hermann Hospital.

The CHI at Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital has been named one of the top 30 hospitals nationally in Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News & World Report. With a referral base that includes regional, national, and international patients our four cardiothoracic surgeons, perform > 690 surgeries per year. Our 19-bed (soon to be 24-bed) HCICU is one of the highest acuity/low mortality units in the U.S. and is complemented by a cardiac intermediate unit with an additional 18 beds (soon to be 24 beds as well).

In collaboration with pediatric sub-specialists at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, the HCICU provides 24/7 comprehensive care for newborns, children and adolescents. The HCICU offers innovative solutions and provides high-quality, equitable, culturally responsive, family-centered care to critically ill infants, children, and adolescents with congenital and acquired heart disease across the full spectrum of disease complexity. We are a leader in biventricular repairs. In addition to pre-and post-operative care, the HCICU provides comprehensive heart failure/transplant services, including mechanical support (ECMO and VAD) from our platinum-status ECMO program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Assistant/Associate Full Professor faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Cardiac Critical Care will contribute to all aspects of the CHI.

  • Teaching responsibilities including the education of Cardiology, PICU, and HCICU fellows and advanced care practitioners.

  • Supporting the mission of delivering high-quality care, teaching, and scholarly activities.


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

  • Board-eligible, or board-certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Critical Care Medicine.

The successful candidate should have completed training and be BC/BE in pediatric cardiology, or pediatric critical care with additional training completed in pediatric cardiac intensive care, or dual Cardiology/Critical Care training. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

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

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