Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Inpatient & Outpatient Faculty - McGovern Medical School

McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
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The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center - McGovern Medical School has extraordinary opportunities for psychiatrists seeking to develop a career in inpatient and outpatient psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Outpatient clinical opportunities for both adult, geriatric and child psychiatrists are available in our private practice and community clinics. Inpatient opportunities are located at the UTHealth Health Harris County Psychiatric Hospital, which is a state of the art 250 –bed facility serving patients in all age groups. Student loan repayment opportunities are associated with clinical appointments to our inpatient facility.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The Assistant/Associate/Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will contribute to the Department's missions of education, research and patient care. The selected candidate will provide direct patient and supervision of medical students, residents and fellows in outpatient clinic and hospital settings, depending on clinical assignment

Minimum Qualifications:

Individuals applying for these positions must be Board Certified or Board Eligible general psychiatry, child & adolescent psychiatry and geriatric psychiatry or have completed an accredited training in these specialty and subspecialty areas in the United States. Additionally, they must be licensed or be eligible for licensing in the State of Texas. Experience or interest in research and/or education is preferred.

Depending upon the applicant’s qualifications and credentials, faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor will be offered.


The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University 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 schiences, 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 and a growing network of clinics throughout the region. The university’s primary teaching hospitals include Memorial Hermann – Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Herman Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon b. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

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UTHealth 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 policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law.

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