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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.

Infectious Diseases Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases & Geographic Medicine, 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. Level of appointment will be commensurate with applicable experience. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to serve as the Infectious Diseases Medical Director of Occupational Health at Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital. This position will be responsible for (but not limited to) assisting the development and facilitation of policies and procedures related to preventing healthcare personnel from acquiring infectious diseases in the work place. The ID Medical Director will also assist in the development and facilitation of the enactment of policies and procedures related to 1) post-exposure management when employees have a work place exposure to a communicable disease, 2) timely and up-to-date information on novel infectious diseases and how to prevent exposures during outbreak situations, and 3) development of standardized tracking systems to assure regulatory standards and appropriate public health notifications and healthcare worker standards are met. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 452663.

Infection Prevention

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

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 402950.

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 Specialist

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, is seeking an Infectious Diseases Specialist. Applicants must have an M.D. degree or equivalent, from an approved LCME medical school and satisfactory completion of an Internal Medicine residency program and an Infectious Diseases fellowship program from an ACGME accredited program. Candidate 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 of this individual will be to provide patient care at the Amelia Court HIV Clinic at Parkland Health and Hospital System (PHHS), the ID/OPAT clinic at PHHS and to provide inpatient care at both Clements University Hospital and Parkland Hospital. 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 395555.

Associate Director/Antibiotic Stewardship

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. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. 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. The primary roles and responsibilities will be to serve as the Associate Director of Antibiotic Stewardship at University Hospitals. In this capacity, the Associate Medical Director guides the development, implementation, and refinement of policies, guidelines, and initiatives to improve antimicrobial use; participates in the development and delivery of education for clinical providers and staff as well as for patients and families; participates as the medical content expert in prospective audit of antimicrobial orders; communicates feedback with prescribing clinicians regarding opportunities to improve antimicrobial use identified through prospective audit; works with medical service leaders to develop best practices for antimicrobial use; partners with leaders from departments including Quality, Accreditation, Pharmacy, Clinical Informatics, Clinical Education, Nursing, Infection Prevention and Control, and Microbiology to incorporate Antimicrobial Stewardship activities efficiently and effectively into hospital operations, to enhance other complementary initiatives, and to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory standards. Other duties can 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. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full time schedule.

To apply please visit UT Southwestern Careers and reference Job ID 313994.

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.

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