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UT Health Professor- Division Director, Infectious Diseases - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Professor- Division Director, Infectious Diseases - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


McGovern Medical School at UTHealth

Requisition #: 20000081

McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), 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 Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine.

The Division of Infectious Diseases (ID) currently has 65 employees: 16 faculty members, including 11 MDs, 1 PharmD, and 4 PhDs, with national and international leadership positions in societies and journals, FDA and NIH committees, local leadership positions at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Memorial Hermann Hospital (MHH) Health System and Harris Health, and is well represented in high profile texts. The Division has an outstanding clinical and basic science research program, including a T32 joint with other institutions in the TMC, an NIH ACTG site and active HIV clinical research, and has a broad, productive and integrated academic practice. The Division oversees a highly competitive fellowship program with 10 funded ACGME ID fellows (a joint program with UT MDACC), 1 HIV and 2 ID Transplant fellows.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The selected candidate will contribute to the 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.


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

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. Additionally, applicants can forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Dr. Carmel Dyer, Search Committee Chairman atCarmel.B.Dyer@uth.tmc.edu.

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 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 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.

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