Gastroenterology Faculty Opportunity

University of Texas Medical Branch
Angleton/Lake Jackson, Texas
Salary is commensurate with Academic rank, experience, and qualifications.
Feb 27, 2024
Mar 27, 2024
Academia, Faculty
Contract Type
Full Time

Gastroenterology Faculty Opportunity
University of Texas Medical Branch Campus in Angleton/Lake Jackson, 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 our Angleton/Lake Jackson Campus. 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. Candidate can live in either Lake Jackson or Angleton, Texas area. 

Living south of Houston in Angleton or Lake Jackson, Texas:  

Angleton, Texas is a small community located south of Houston with a population of about 20K. The community has promoted responsible growth while preserving the hometown feel. Angleton is a great place to work, play, and raise a family. The schools are A-rated with programs and a New Career & Technology Center that prepares students for college. Just 45 minutes from Houston, 20 minutes from the beach, and an hour from Galveston Island, Angleton is filled with all the small-town charm and access to the big-city life. You can learn more about the Angleton area by clicking on this link: City of Angleton, TX Statistics

Lake Jackson, Texas is also a small community located south of Houston proper and just 13 minutes from Angleton. Diversity describes Lake Jackson with homes that include rustic log cabins, renovated summer cottages, and large modern homes. Lake activities include swimming, fishing, boating, and water skiing. More information about the Lake Jackson area can be found by clicking on this link: Lake Jackson, TX Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics - HomeSnacks

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.