Assistant Professor, Pediatric Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Academic Medical Group
Internal Number: 210001RD
Assistant Professor, Pediatric Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics, McGovern Medical School at UTHealth, Houston
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), a leading academic health center, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure clinical track Assistant Professor faculty position in the Department of Pediatrics, Program in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics. 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 service.
Within the Department of Pediatrics, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics is part of the Children’s Learning Institute (CLI), a nationally recognized leader in clinical and research programs in child development, neurodevelopment, child learning and learning disabilities, and public policy related to education. The principal clinic is the Dan L Duncan Neurodevelopmental Clinic, providing comprehensive assessment of children, adolescents, and young adults with a wide range of developmental and learning problems. The extensive research program at CLI informs the clinical practice at the Duncan clinic, allowing an individualized, evidence-based approach to each patient.
In addition to the rich research environment, program clinical faculty have diverse interests and expertise within their respective specialties, including:
Autism spectrum disorders
Developmental and behavioral disorders
Traumatic brain injury
The Assistant Professor in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics will provide direct patient care in the Duncan L Clinic and will participate actively in the clinical education of medical students, residents, and other trainees.
Qualifications: The selected candidate for the position must have a Texas Medical License or be eligible for a Texas Faculty Temporary License and will be board-eligible/certified as a Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician.
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.
About University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is a comprehensive health science institution, focused on the education of health science professionals, on discovering and translating advances in the biomedical and social sciences, and modeling the best practices in clinical care and public health. Working together, we pursue this mission in order to advance the quality of human life by enhancing the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease and injury, as well as promoting individual health and community well-being. Ranked as one of Houston’s top workplaces for eight consecutive years, UTHealth offers employees a tradition of excellence and a community of people working to make a difference in Houston, the State of Texas and beyond. As an employee of UTHealth, you will be challenged to realize your potential in a supportive, collegial and innovative environment.