Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine
Houston, Texas, United States
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23 days ago
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The Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine at the University of Houston seeks a non-tenure track clinical faculty (at the rank of Clinical Assistant, Associate, or Full) physician position who will provide direct patient care at the affiliated The Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD integrated primary care service. Additionally, this physician will contribute to the educational mission of UHCOM through facilitation of team based learning sessions and didactic sessions for medical students. This position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical Sciences Department.

Specific duties include the following:

Primary Responsibilities: 

Direct Patient Care (80% Effort) 

  • Evaluate and treat adult patients in the affiliated Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD integrated primary care service. 
  • Provide input for the development of adult medicine clinical protocols and guidelines. 
  • Contribute to quality improvement initiatives at the Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD integrated collaborative care service. 
  • Collaborate with the psychiatrists at The Harris Center for Mental Health and IDD. 
  • Participate in community outreach activities. 

Educational Mission (20% Effort) 

  • Contribute to Team Based Learning Sessions in the Physicians, Patients and Populations Course.  
  • Contribute to Team Based Learning Sessions in the Basic Sciences courses.  
  • Precept medical students at  the Harris Center for Mental Health & IDD integrated collaborative care service 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.  
  • Contribute curriculum development in the area of primary care, health promotion, and addressing the social determinants of health.  

Full-Time: 1 FTE  

Rank and Salary: Commensurate with academic achievements and experience

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.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Medical Licensure in the State of Texas 

  • Medical degree from an accredited allopathic or osteopathic college of medicine 

  • Board certification in Family Medicine or  Internal Medicine  

  • Experience documenting with an electronic medical record  

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office  


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience teaching medical students and residents 

  • Experience contributing to quality improvement projects 

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, or Chinese 

  Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon the selection of the final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.  
Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application 

Job ID: 73364255

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