University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB)
Department of Dermatology, Chairman


About UTMB Health

UTMB Health is a $2.1 billion health science center comprised of schools of Nursing, Medicine, and Health Professions, as well as a Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, three institutes and over 10 exceptional research centers. Located near the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical complex in the world, 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, 1 of 12 of the 107 academic medical centers in the nation, for superior performance in providing high quality care.  For 125 years, the university has maintained a forward-thinking spirit that has enabled it to serve its students, its patients and the people of Texas and beyond, in innovative ways. For more information, visit


About the Position/Department

The UTMB Department of Dermatology, the first Department of Dermatology in the state of Texas, seeks a new Chair to help move our highly diverse and respected team in the Houston/Galveston area to the next level. To reach our full potential, we need a collaborative leader who is both an outstanding academe and clinician with the drive and vision to expand the practice, build market presence and increase access to care, including a long-term goal of fostering the research mission.  The Department of Dermatology has a long history of excellence in patient care, in the training of residents and fellows as well as the training of medical school and allied health students. The department has 11 faculty, 12 residents and 2 fellows. The Chair for this Department is responsible for the quality of the educational, scientific and clinical programs within the department. This oversight includes the appropriate and optimal use of human, financial, space and other resources to successfully manage the clinical, educational and research missions of the department.

Income Package: A negotiable income package is offered based upon level of Academic experience. Superior benefits and retirement program along with relocation and other incentives are also provided.

Position Requirements

MD or DO degree, eight to ten years of related experience, demonstrated familiarity with academic administration in a specialty field, demonstrative comprehensive understanding of a medical school/hospital environment, board certification and the ability to obtain a Texas state medical board license.

The Greater Houston area and Galveston Island:

  • Many new and beautiful communities to choose from, just south of Houston in Friendswood, League City, Clear Lake, Webster, Texas City or even historic Galveston Island.
  • Downtown Houston is less than an hour drive and has two 2 major airports to choose
  • Great schools, excellent shopping, outdoor activities, sports and theme
  • The Gulf of Mexico offers; cruises, swimming, scuba diving, snorkeling, boating, sailing, beautiful beaches and so much more!

Interested candidates should submit a Cover Letter and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to Skott Harrington via email, Please be sure to include a preferred contact method.

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.