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Adjunct Faculty - Clinical Physician - (FAC002908)

University of Houston
Houston, Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 14, 2023

Job Details

This part time adjunct clinical faculty physician position will have a leadership role in the building of the Tilman J. Fertitta Family College of Medicine core clinical experiences for our medical students. This clinical faculty will be responsible for the identification of inpatient and ambulatory clinical learning sites for student rotations and the recruitment of additional clinical preceptors. This clinical faculty will assist with the defining of required clinical experiences for the discipline-specific clinical rotations. This position will assist with the fostering of relationships with clinical practices for future student rotations and potential research collaborations.

At this time, all faculty appointments in the College of Medicine are non-tenure track. The College of Medicine anticipates being able to make tenure track positions available for application in the future.

This position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical Sciences Department.

Specific duties include the following:

Primary Responsibilities :

Educational Mission
  • Identify clinical learning sites and preceptors for the longitudinal integrated clerkship, advanced clerkships, and clinical electives.
  • Collaborate with the course directors on defining required clinical experiences for student rotations.
  • Correspond with the clinical sites and on-site medical staff throughout the student experience.
Salary commensurate with academic achievements and experience. Position will not exceed .30 FTE.

The University of Houston is a comprehensive, Carnegie Tier 1 public research university located in a park-like campus that is close to the Texas Medical Center and major energy companies, with over 45,000 students distributed across 18 different colleges including Nursing, Pharmacy, Optometry and Social Work. As a location, Houston is the fourth largest city in the United States that has an internationally diverse population, first-rate recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and affordable housing.

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. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :
  • Medical Licensure in the State of Texas
  • Board certification in American Board of Medical Specialties such as Family Medicine, General Surgery, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Internal Medicine, and Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • Experience documenting with an electronic medical record
Preferred Qualifications :
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in medical education
  • Experience with inter-professional teams
  • 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 selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.


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