Palliative Care Faculty Opportunity

UTMB Health
Galveston, Texas
Closing date
Aug 3, 2023

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Hospice / Palliative Medicine
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Palliative Care Faculty Opportunity

University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)

Galveston, Texas

UTMB Health - Innovative and Compassionate Patient Care – State-of-the-art Facilities:

UTMB Health is a billion-dollar health science center comprised of four schools (the School of Medicine, the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, the School of Health Professions, and the School of Nursing), three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. UTMB was the first academic health center in Texas and is home to the state’s first schools of medicine, nursing, and allied health sciences. For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward-thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients, and the people in Texas and beyond.  

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine:

The Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) is seeking candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to join our team of diverse clinicians and researchers.  The position will support the operations of the Palliative Care Program which includes, providing care to patients, supervising, and training medical students, residents, and fellows.  In addition, the candidate will be expected to participate in scholarly activities in education, program development, quality improvement, and research. 

Position Requirements:

  • M.D or DO degree.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility in primary specialty.
  • Palliative Medicine Fellowship training or comparable experience.
  • Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Fellowships completed in Palliative and/or Hospice Care.
  • Ability to obtain an unrestricted Texas state medical license.

Income Package:  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and level of experience.  In addition, UTMB offers a superior benefits package, an excellent retirement program, and a relocation allowance, if needed.     

Living in South Houston and Galveston, Texas:  Galveston Island is home to approximately 50,000 residents and is known for its 32 miles of Gulf Coast beaches, temperate climate, wide array of leisure and cultural activities, and affordable cost of living – all just south of Houston, the 4th largest city in the US.  More information about UTMB and Galveston can be found on the UTMB Living Website:

For more information, please submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) 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.

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