Psychiatrist (PART-TIME Clinical Faculty-John Dunn)- Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Psychiatrist (PART-TIME Clinical Faculty-John Dunn)- Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000CR

The Louis A. Faillace, MD, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral SciencesofMcGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houstonis seeking a part-time (50%) Psychiatrist to join our excellent faculty team at the newly opened John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center at UTHealth Houston. Inpatient faculty enjoy a very low call volume, stable caseloads, and a robust collegial atmosphere that fosters collaboration and teamwork!

The position also provides exceptional teaching and supervisory opportunities to residents and medical students as a key training site for the McGovern Medical School and the UT Health Houston General Adult Psychiatry Residency Training program.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The faculty member will provide direct patient care on an inpatient unit at the John S. Dunn Behavioral Sciences Center, and will be expected to participate in the educational activities of the department, to include instructional leadership of medical students, residents and fellows.


  • M.D. or equivalent degree;

  • Licensed or license eligible in the State of Texas;

  • Board Certified or Board Eligible in general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry or have completed an accredited training program in these specialty and sub-specialty areas in the United States

Qualified applicants 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 Houston. Experience or interest in research and/or education is preferred.

A faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor is available and offered depending upon the applicant’s qualifications and credentials. Salary levels are very competitive in addition to the excellent fringe benefit packages.

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.