This clinical faculty physician position will have a leadership
role in the development of the University of Houston College of
Medicine (UHCOM) rural health clerkship. This clinical faculty will
be responsible for the development of the rural health clerkship
curriculum, recruiting rural physician preceptors and practice
sites, correspondence with the affiliated rural clinical sites, and
direction of required student activities during the rotation. This
position will also participate in the facilitation of team-based
learning sessions and didactic sessions for medical students in
other pre-clerkship medical school courses.
This clinician will also provide patient care at one of the UH
affiliated clinical practices. During their time in clinic, this
clinician will be responsible for the provision of chronic care
management, acute care, and care coordination. This clinician will
practice comprehensive primary care medicine including the
provision of women’s health and some office-based procedures.
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
This position will report directly to the Chairman of the Clinical
Specific duties include the following:
Educational Mission (70%)
- Develop the curriculum for the rural health clerkship and
identify required clinical experiences.
- Recruit additional clinical sites and clinicians for the rural
- Correspond with the clinical sites and on-site medical staff
throughout the student experience.
- Precept medical students at a University of Houston College of
Medicine affiliated clinical location.
Direct Patient Care (30%)
- Evaluate and treat patients at the University of Houston
College of Medicine affiliated clinical practice.
- Provide input for the development of clinical protocols and
guidelines for practice.
- Contribute to quality improvement initiatives.
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 and home to
one of the most diverse student populations in the nation. 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
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.
Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of
teaching interests and experience, recent students’ evaluations of
the applicant’s teaching, if available, research interests, and
names and contact information of three professional
Salary and rank commensurate with academic achievements and
Full-Time: 1.0 FTE
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.
- Medical Licensure in the State of Texas
- Board certification in Family Medicine, Internal Medicine or
- Experience documenting with an electronic medical record
Notes to Applicant:
- At least 3-5 years clinical experience
- Experience with inter-professional teams
- Experience contributing to quality improvement projects
- Bi-lingual in Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic or Chinese
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.