Careers in Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine

Open faculty positions (if any) are listed below, or visit Human Resources for other career opportunities at UT Southwestern.

Division Chief

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center is seeking an accomplished, dynamic leader to serve as Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

This individual will report to the Chair of Internal Medicine and will lead a diverse, dedicated team of outstanding Infectious Diseases specialists, innovative researchers, and enthusiastic educators. The ideal candidate will be a committed leader with expertise in Infectious Diseases, both from the clinical and scientific perspectives. The candidate must also meet the following requirements:

  • Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) or foreign equivalent
  • Certification by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Infectious Disease and eligible for an unrestricted license to practice medicine in Texas
  • A distinguished record and national reputation in scholarly achievement, including research
  • A commitment to medical education, including teaching and training medical and graduate students, house staff, and fellows
  • A commitment to lead and support efforts to enhance the climate of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all aspects of the division

Infectious Diseases Division, Facilities & Services:

  • An ACGME-accredited fellowship program
  • Highly dedicated faculty, a diverse mix of infectious diseases and outstanding basic and clinical research opportunities exist within the division. These include further growing programs in antimicrobial resistance, therapeutics, pathogenesis of tuberculosis, genomics and molecular epidemiology, health services research and transplant infectious diseases
  • With one of the largest HIV clinical programs in the country, numerous potential for clinical, translational and basic research programs in HIV are present

UT Southwestern Medical Center:

  • UT Southwestern is renowned for its Nobel prize-winning biomedical research programs and exceptional clinical services, NIH-funded CTSA; superb research programs in health services, basic and translational sciences, outstanding training programs in Internal Medicine and its subspecialties and a new School of Public Health opening in 2023
  • The faculty serve state of the art modern hospitals such as Clements University Hospital (~750 beds), Parkland Hospital, (~900 beds) and the Dallas VA (~290 beds)
  • Excellent healthcare plans, competitive salary, and retirement benefits
  • Dedicated academic time

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 645418

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and above. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient Consult Services at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital and in the Parkland and UTSW clinics. Other duties can include sharing attending duties on General Internal Medicine, HIV and Bone & Joint services. Participation in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and ID fellows is also expected. The interests of the applicant and the needs of the division will determine the exact distribution of responsibilities for an individual faculty member.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 611875.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant, Associate and Professor level. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine residency and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program. Candidates must be eligible Board Certification, Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases/HIV. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient and outpatient Consult Services. We are particularly interested in individuals with interests in providing care to those living with HIV or who suffer infectious complications of substance use. Other duties can include sharing attending duties on General Internal Medicine, General Infectious Diseases, HIV and Bone & Joint Consult services. Participation in the teaching and training of medical and physician assistant students, residents and ID fellows is also expected.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 611868.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking applicants for an Infectious Diseases Specialist. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient Consult Services at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital and in the Parkland and UTSW clinics. Other duties can include sharing attending duties on General Internal Medicine, HIV and Bone & Joint services. Participation in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and ID fellows is also expected.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 599946.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine, is seeking an Infectious Diseases Specialist. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an ACGME accredited Internal Medicine residency and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient and outpatient Consult Services. We are particularly interested in individuals with interests in providing care to those living with HIV or who suffer infectious complications of substance use. Other duties can include sharing attending duties on General Internal Medicine, General Infectious Diseases, HIV and Bone & Joint Consult services. Participation in the teaching and training of medical and physician assistant students, residents and ID fellows is also expected. Clinical, basic science or translational research interests and activities are preferred. The specific clinical, educational and research interests of the applicant and the needs of the division will determine the exact distribution of responsibilities for a selected faculty member.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 573930.

Infectious Diseases Researcher/Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine is seeking a new faculty member at the Instructor level. Candidates should have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree with at least two years of postdoctoral experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.  Applicants will carry out and publish independent research to investigate the biological activities of proteins involved in selective autophagy in the context of viral infection. Accordingly, the position will be best filled by an individual who is (a) highly knowledgeable about virology and autophagy, (b) experienced in the use of in vivo mouse models, and (c) adept at genetic, cell biological, and immunological techniques. The employee will also be expected to assume a leadership role in laboratory management, including the education of new trainees.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 562566.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and above. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. Level of appointment will be commensurate with applicable experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to serve as the Director of Infection Prevention at Parkland Hospital. In this capacity the Medical Director of Infection Prevention is responsible for (but not limited to) providing subject matter expertise in healthcare and hospital epidemiology, incident investigations, outbreak investigations and the development and implementation of the annual Infection Prevention Plan, and all policies related to Infection Prevention.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 461450.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, is seeking an Infectious Diseases Specialist faculty member. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. Level of appointment will be commensurate with applicable experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care at Clements University Hospital, Parkland Hospital, the University’s Infectious Diseases clinic as well as the Parkland Infectious Diseases clinic. Other duties will include sharing ward attending duties in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases and the teaching and training of medical students, house staff, and residents.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 402965.

Infectious Diseases Specialist/Researcher

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, is seeking applicants for a faculty position at the Assistant Professor level and above. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and board-certified/eligible in Infectious Diseases. Level of appointment will be commensurate with applicable experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. Candidates will be expected to develop externally-funded independent research programs. We are interested in applicants who are creatively pursuing “cutting-edge” research on medically important pathogens including those resistant to antimicrobials, emerging pathogens, novel pathogen discovery, and/or agents of potential biothreat. UTSW is an outstanding scientific environment with established strengths in structural biology, biochemistry, molecular biology, microbiology, immunology, genetics, and numerous other areas. UTSW has a strong tradition of academic excellence and an exceptionally collegial and collaborative culture that cuts across departmental boundaries. We offer other substantial resources such as outstanding core facilities and research infrastructure. Other duties include providing patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient Consult Services at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital and in the Parkland and UTSW clinics. Participation in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and ID fellows is also expected.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 400057.

Infectious Diseases Physician

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, is seeking applicants for a faculty position. Applicants must have an M.D. degree, or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school, and have satisfactorily completed an Internal Medicine residency program, and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program, from an ACGME accredited program. Candidates must be eligible for Texas medical licensure and be board-certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to provide patient care on the Infectious Diseases Inpatient Consult Services at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital and in the Parkland and UTSW clinics. Other duties can include sharing attending duties on General Internal Medicine, HIV and Bone & Joint services. Participation in the teaching and training of medical students, residents and ID fellows is also expected. The interests of the applicant and the needs of the division will determine the exact distribution of responsibilities for an individual faculty member.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 313996.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.