Assistant/Associate/ Full Professor (Pediatric Pathologist) - Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, McGovern Medical School

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McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston
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240001OX Requisition #

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston, a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-tenure clinical track faculty position in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the rank of Assistant Professor/ Associate Professor/ Professor (Pediatric Pathologist).    

 

Position Key Accountabilities:

 

The successful candidate(s) will join a subspecialized pathology service that supports the clinical and academic mission of UTHealth Houston and provides appropriate information to guide patient care.

 

  • Providing training to residents, fellows, and medical students as well as developing an individual and/or collaborative research program.
  • Serving as a role model in professional behavior and leadership skills, problem-solving ability, and interpersonal skills
  • Collaborating with UTHealth Houston and hospital administration and physicians to identify future opportunities, and define the direction of department services; developing, and implementing plans to achieve identified goals.
  • Maintaining an ongoing departmental Quality Improvement Plan and process consistent with the organizational Quality Management Plan; developing and implementing unit-specific standards, policies, and procedures that guide and support the provision of care and services; continuously assessing and improving assigned departments' performance while enhancing service.
  • Participating in and/or chairing committees, work groups, and meetings as appropriate
  • Assuring interdisciplinary performance improvement programs are active, maintained, and ongoing. Following up to ensure that complaints have been satisfactorily handled. Collaborating to maintain a focus on providing excellent services.
  • Maintaining professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, in-services, current literature, and professional affiliations to keep abreast of the latest trends in fields of expertise; supporting and promoting education and research.

 

Qualifications:

 

  • Academically oriented board certified (AP or AP/CP) or eligible candidates with fellowship training and experience in Pediatric Pathology with a subspecialty experience in at least one of the following areas: Gastrointestinal, General Surgical Pathology, Molecular, or Pediatrics.
  • Texas Medical license or eligibility for licensure in the State of Texas.
  • Ability and skills to build relationships across units and clinical teams 

 

Salary and Academic Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

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.


https://www.uth.edu/benefits/

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.

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