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UT Health Burn Medical Director and Chief of Burn Surgery (Associate Professor/Professor) - Surgery, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Burn Medical Director and Chief of Burn Surgery (Associate Professor/Professor) - Surgery, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 210001DU

McGovern Medical School at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure or tenure clinical track Associate Professor or Professor position to be the Burn Medical Director and Chief of Burn Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery. The candidate will join a talented team of physicians that strive for excellence in education, research and clinical practice.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The candidate with rank of Associate Professor or Professor of Surgery will be responsible for directing the daily activities of the Burn Section, which falls, under the division of Acute Care Surgery. The candidate will be the Burn Medical Director and Chief of Burn Surgery which includes administrative duties such as overseeing providers engaged in burn care, ensuring high-quality and high-value care, and pursuing continued burn center verification. In addition, the candidate will also provide direct patient care, supervise medical students and residents in the clinic and hospital settings, and build burn-related research activities.


The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License. The candidate must be board certified in general or plastic surgery and have completed a burn surgery fellowship. Additional certification in surgical critical care would be preferred.

Qualified applicant must demonstrate a commitment to excellence, discovery and service, have potential to be outstanding in their field of expertise, and share an interest in fulfilling the common goals of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code #51.215. The background check will be required for the final candidate.

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