Division Director of General Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Division Director of General Medicine - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 2400003L

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center situated at the Texas Medical Center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE) position as Division Director of General Medicine in theDepartment of Internal Medicine.

The Division of General Medicine Currently has 56 Employees: 47 Faculty, including MDs, Staff Physicians, and Clinical instructors, 1 Ph.D., 3 NPs, 1 PA, 2 fellows, and 2 Administrative Staff. We operate clinically at 4 hospitals and 10 clinics. We have local leadership positions at UTHealth Houston,Harris Health System, and Memorial Hermann Health System. The Division teaches at all levels of the medical school. Faculty members direct the Internal Medicine Residency Program, the Med/Peds Residency Program, the Internal Medicine Clerkship, and the Internal Medicine Electives. Faculty in the Division are recognized nationally in Quality and Error Prevention, Bioinformatics, and Population Health. We oversee a competitive Fellowship Program in General Medicine and bioinformatics.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate will contribute to the Internal Medicine 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 state high-level responsibilities: research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other service.

Additional Information:

This is an exempt, full-time position. Salary is commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package including medical/dental/vision/life/LTD insurance/403(b), and retirement plan. Only applications received through the online system will be considered.


The successful candidate for the position must have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree or equivalent and a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License. American Board of Internal Medicine certification or eligibility statement.

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

UTHealth Houston is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth Houston policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

UTHealth Houston has adopted a policy consistent with CMS regulations to protect our patients and university community from exposure to COVID-19. This policy affects all employees, residents, fellows, students, contractors, new hires, visiting scholars program participants, adjunct faculty, and volunteers who work, train, or collaborate at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Science Center.

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.