Instructor, Clinical Research Operations of the Fetal Center and Institute - Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Instructor, Clinical Research Operations of the Fetal Center and Institute - Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Services, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 23000087

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time Instructor position in theDepartment of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services, division ofMaternal-Fetal Medicine.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Instructor in Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences will oversee all Clinical Research operations for the Maternal Fetal Medicine division.

  • Supervises the research staff, and work with clinical staff and faculty for the execution of the protocols.

  • Makes decisions about research staff requirements and manages the financial situation of the organization.

  • Works closely with the leadership team to meet the research needs.

  • Assesses new protocols for operational feasibility and resources required and helps make the decision.

  • Designs clinical studies for the clinical questions in collaboration with clinical faculty.

  • Oversees the preparation and submission of applications to Institutional Review Board (IRB) and Federal and Drug Administration (FDA).

  • Supervises data analyst to evaluate the accuracy and completeness and readies the data for publications and grants.

  • Oversees all research protocols for timely preparedness for Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) meetings, data audits for FDA.

  • Leads the projects to establish industry collaborations for creating protocols and data development for device or drug approval for the FDA.

  • Collaborates with external collaborators to execute clinical protocols including clinical trials


The selected candidate for the position must have a Doctor of Nursing degree. Required board certification as an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse for the State of Texas – Women’s Healthcare.

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.

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