Infectious Disease Clinical Faculty Opportunity, South Houston – League City, Texas

Employer
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB), Internal Medicine
Location
South Houston, Texas
Start date
Feb 9, 2024

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Specialty
Infectious Disease
Position Type
Permanent

Infectious Disease Clinical Faculty Opportunity
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
South Houston – League City, Texas

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) - UTMB was established in 1891 as the first academic health center in Texas and is a component of the University of Texas System. Today UTMB includes four schools (medicine, nursing, health professions and graduate biomedical sciences), a network of hospitals and clinics that provide a full range of primary and specialized medical care, and numerous research facilities.

The Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine at UTMB – is the primary academic home of 21 faculty members. Half are clinician-educators or clinician-investigators, half are Ph.D. scientists, and nearly half are women. The Division clinical training program includes 4 first-year fellows, 4 second-year fellows, and two optional 3rd year positions – one in Global Infectious Diseases research and one in Antimicrobial Stewardship. The Division has an outstanding record of scholarly productivity that includes clinical and basic research focused on global infectious diseases, tropical medicine, and host defense.

Infectious Disease Clinical Faculty position – interested candidates must have demonstrated expertise in the management of patients with complex infectious diseases. The successful candidate will be expected to work on the inpatient consult service 26 weeks per year at UTMB’s League City campus (LCC) or Clear Lake campus (CLC). When not working on the inpatient clinical service, the faculty member is expected to pursue scholarly activities in an area of his/her interest. Formal mentorship will be provided to promote professional growth and success as an academic physician. The successful candidate is expected to have a high level of personal and professional integrity and have an approach that is collegial and collaborative within a diverse work environment.

  • Clinical responsibilities will include 26 weeks of providing infectious disease inpatient consult service at UTMB CLC or LCC. 
  • Outpatient responsibilities will include 1 half-day clinic per week.
  • Educational responsibilities will include hands-on supervision and teaching of students, residents, and fellows.  
  • General responsibilities will include participation in Departmental, Divisional, and Institutional meetings, completing annual institutional training requirements, and other routine administrative requirements as required. 

Candidate Requirements:

  • MD, DO, or equivalent degree.
  • Completion of an ACGME-accredited Internal Medicine Residency
  • Subspecialty training and Board Certification/Eligibility in Infectious Diseases.
  • The ability to obtain an unrestricted state of Texas Medical License.

Income Package: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications, level of experience, and includes opportunities for clinical incentive pay, allowing for an income potential of $220,000 - $240,000 or more! In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance, and other potential incentives.     

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas: UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures and year-round outdoor activities located only 45 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! You will enjoy our family culture and collaborative environment while at work or play. Go to: http://www.utmb.edu/utmbliving/ find out more about Galveston and the surrounding communities.

For more information, please submit a detailed Cover Letter and updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) to,
Skott Harrington at: saharrin@utmb.edu

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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