Gastroenterology Faculty Opportunity

University of Texas Medical Branch
Galveston, Texas
Oct 02, 2023
Nov 02, 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Gastroenterology Faculty Opportunity
University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston and League City, Texas

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) – Galveston, Texas
UTMB Health is a $2.2 billion health science center comprised of five hospitals, an extensive network of outpatient clinics, and Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions, Public and Population Health, as well as a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB has a long and remarkable history of advancing health sciences education, research, and patient care. It was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. UTMB is also home to the Galveston National Laboratory, one of only two laboratories conducting research on a university campus at the BSL-4 level in the U.S. Overall research funding has increased 20% over the past five years to $132 million and UTMB ranks 54th nationally in NIH funding among medical schools. UTMB also ranks as a five-star hospital by Vizient, for superior performance in providing high quality care. 

The UTMB Division of Gastroenterology is seeking a full-time faculty candidate to join our growing Division. At UTMB, the Divisions faculty members are devoted to research and the clinical care of patients with gastrointestinal, liver, and nutritional disorders. The Division is also responsible for the Gastroenterology Training Program at The University of Texas Medical Branch and for teaching medical students, interns, residents, fellows and attending physicians. Services provided include Upper Endoscopy, Colonoscopy, Small bowel Double Balloon Enteroscopy, Wireless capsule endoscopy, Endoscopic Ultrasound, ERCP, Luminal stenting, Esophageal Manometry, PH Impedance testing, Smart Pill and Hemorrhoid Banding. Specific job-related functions may include:

  • Building a state-of-the-art Gastroenterology practice at our Specialty Care Clinic at Victory Lakes, University Health Clinics, or other locations by working closely with the Director of the Division.
  • Will see patients - 9 sessions per week (one session = one half day). 
  • Responsible for common shared activities of the division, including, but not limited to endoscopy procedures and inpatient services.
  • Candidate will also participate in the teaching endeavors of the division and other activities as deemed necessary by the Division Director. 

Candidate Requirements:

  • M.D. or D.O. degree.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligible in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology (ACGME accredited).
  • A strong commitment to patient care, medical student, and resident education.
  • U.S. Citizenship or Employment Authorization to work in the U.S.
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted state of Texas Medical License.

Income Package: Salary is commensurate with Academic rank, experience, and qualifications. In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, a relocation allowance as well as other potential incentives.

Living in communities served by UTMB Health:UTMB’s main campus is located on Galveston Island which is known for its 32 miles of beaches all along the Texas Gulf Coast. Enjoy the island life with moderate temperatures, year-round activities, affordable cost of living and only 50 minutes from all the amenities that Houston has to offer! Enjoy our family culture and collaborative environment while you work, live, & play on sunny Galveston Island! Go to find out more about Galveston and the surrounding communities.

For more information, please submit an updated Curriculum Vitae (CV) and references to, 
Skott Harrington at:

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.