Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Texas, USA

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) - Internal Medicine, McGovern Medical School

Location: Texas

Category: Faculty

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston

Requisition #: 230000C7

McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, is seeking an expert in Adult Congenital Heart Disease (ACHD) to join as a full-time faculty at the Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor level in theDivision of Cardiovascular Medicine,Department of Internal Medicine.

Our ACHD program provides excellent imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure, catheterization, and comprehensive adult subspecialty support. The candidate will join our multidisciplinary ACHD program that includes faculty members from the Departments of Medicine,PediatricsandSurgeryatMemorial Hermann Hospital,Texas Medical Center, andChildren’s Memorial Hermann Hospital. In addition to the ACHD faculty, the program is supported by a team of 16 pediatric cardiologists, 4 adult heart failure specialists, 3 pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, 6 adult cardiothoracic surgeons, 8 pediatric cardiology fellows, 2 physician extenders, a dedicated social worker.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The candidate will hold a position as an Assistant/ Associate Professor or Professor in Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Medicine and Adjunct Professor in Pediatrics/Pediatric Cardiology.

The ideal candidate would help develop the program into a nationally renowned ACHD program. Our ACHD program provides excellent imaging, electrophysiology, heart failure, catheterization, and comprehensive adult subspecialty support.

The faculty will be expected to:

  • Deliver compassionate patient care focusing on effectiveness, quality, safety, and service.

  • Develop and sustain an environment in the patient care units that support excellence and innovation in clinical practice and patient care to include excellent risk-adjusted outcomes

  • Serve as a role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability, and interpersonal skills

  • Embrace a culture of lifelong learning, evidence-based practice, open inquiry, and scholarship, and maintain professional growth while supporting and promoting education and research

  • Educate health science, professionals, model the best practices in clinical care and public health, and provide a competency-based curriculum emphasizing integrity and professionalism

  • Foster alearning community committed to excellence

  • Support the health and well-being of students, faculty, and staff


  • M.D. or equivalent degree

  • Board Certified/Eligible in ACHD

  • Outstanding achievements in clinical care, research and teaching, and share UTHealth Houstons commitment to excellence, integrity, and program development for this important patient population.

  • Ability to work effectively with faculty members from a variety of scientific and clinical disciplines.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Commitment to excellence in patient care, education, and scholarly advancement in cardiovascular research.

The position is supported by a competitive salary and faculty appointment commensurate with experience and qualifications at the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston.

Interested individuals should apply online and include a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three (3) letters of reference.

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.