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UT Health Associate Professor/Professor with Tenure- Research - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Associate Professor/Professor with Tenure- Research - Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 200001UZ

The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences of the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center Houston has an extraordinary opportunity for a senior scientist with a funded multidisciplinary program of clinical care research who are at the rank of a tenured Associate or Professor.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will be an established thought leader in their respective discipline with a substantial scientific portfolio (including NIH & DOD funding) and has demonstrated program building capabilities and interest necessary to lead the expansion of departmental research programs. The candidate’s research focus can span any area relevant to advancing scientific knowledge about psychiatry and mental health, including but not limited to neurodevelopment, genomics, neurogenesis, digital technologies and their application in addressing clinically important questions, including but not limited to autism, clinical effectiveness, depression, and suicide.

The incumbent is expected to be a recognized academic leader who will promote intellectual and ethical leadership in clinical research to advance the science through translation science or quality improvement and outcome driven clinical competencies and practices. The department will commit to raise funds with the assistance of our development office, for an endowed chair of $1 million dollars for you, in support of your research.


-PhD or equivalent

  • Extensive record of scholarly productivity and extramural funding

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