The newly established University of Houston College of Medicine invites applications for a Clinical Faculty Physician - Specialty Pediatrics. This non-tenure track faculty physician position will provide direct patient care at the University of Houston College of Medicine Community Health Center. Additionally, this physician will contribute to the educational mission of UH College of Medicine through participation in problem-based learning sessions and didactic sessions. This position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical Sciences Department. Specific duties include the following:
Direct Patient Care (30% Effort)
Evaluate and treat pediatric patients in the UH College of Medicine Community Health Center.
Provide input to for the development of pediatric clinical protocols and guidelines.
Contribute to quality improvement initiatives in UH College of Medicine Community Health Center.
Collaborate with pediatric nurse practitioner at UH College of Medicine Community Health Center
Participate in community outreach activities.
Educational Mission (70% Effort)
Contribute to Problem Based Learning Sessions in the Physicians, Patients and Populations Course.
Contribute to Problem Based Learning Sessions in the Basic Sciences courses.
Precept medical students in the UH College of Medicine Community Health Center as part of the Longitudinal Primary Care Course and
Household Centered Care.
Serve on UH College of Medicine educational committees.
Collaborate on scholarly projects and grant opportunities.
Develop curriculum in the area of child and adolescent development.
Develop curriculum in the area of clinical care of children and adolescents.
Houston is nation’s fourth largest city that offers a great quality of life that includes affordable housing options in excellent school districts, world-class arts, pro sports, award-winning cuisine and employment opportunities in numerous industries throughout the region.
The University of Houston is located in close proximity to the Texas Medical Center, which is home to The MD Anderson Cancer Center, UT Medical School, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran’s Administration Medical Center, and Baylor College of Medicine, among other institutions. This environment is rich in potential for numerous collaborative opportunities. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Salary commensurate with academic achievements and experience.
The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Full-Time: 1 FTE
Medical Licensure in the State of Texas
Medical degree from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic college of medicine
Board certification or board eligibility in Pediatrics
Experience documenting with an electronic medical record
Proficiency with Microsoft Office
Experience teaching medical students and residents
Experience contributing to quality improvement projects
Bi-lingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, or Chinese
Academic rank of Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Associate Professor and Clinical Professor will be determined by the University
of Houston College of Medicine Faculty Appointment Promotion and Tenure Committee.
Internal Number: FAC000853
About University of Houston
Founded in 1927, the University of Houston is the leading public research university in the vibrant international city of Houston. Each year, we educate more than 40,750 students in more than 300 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, on campus and online. UH awards more than 8,000 degrees annually, with more than 200,000 alumni. UH is a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research university.