UT Health Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery-Hand; McGovern Medical School in North Houston, Texas
Associate Professor, Orthopedic Surgery-Hand; McGovern Medical School
Location: North Houston, Texas
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
Category: Instructor/Lecturer/Faculty Associate
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
Requisition #: 220003GJ
McGovern Medical SchoolatUTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track Associate Professor position in theDepartment of Orthopedic Surgery.
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 research, teaching, clinical service, administrative activities, and other services.
Position Key Accountabilities:
The Associate Professor in Orthopedic Surgery will participate in research, teaching, clinical service, administrative, and other activities; provide direct patient care and supervision of medical students and residents in clinic and hospital settings.
Participating in the UTHealth Houston Ortho practice at various Memorial Hermann locations.
Collaborating with other physicians within the department and University.
Being involved in the recruitment, selection, and hiring of new or additional physicians to the group
Providing feedback regarding office operations including hiring staff, office logistics, and new physician recruitment.
Participating in the education and training of medical students and residents
Supporting the research mission of the department and university through:
Facilitating reasonable and appropriate access to patients by research staff.
Assisting when requested with the collection of research data including biological specimens and
Providing information and education on ongoing research studies to potentially eligible research subjects.
The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License.
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. Preferred applicants will possess an advanced fellowship in Hand and demonstrate preferred knowledge or skills such as excellent communication and interpersonal skills with strong potential for a leadership role within the department.
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 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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