Open Rank/Pediatric Neurological Surgery

School of Medicine
22000034 Requisition #

Open Rank/Pediatric Neurological Surgery

The Department of Neurosurgery at the Joe R. and Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine, University of Texas Health San Antonio is seeking a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor with a strong commitment to developing a clinically productive academic neurosurgery career.

The Department seeks a neurosurgeon who wants to advance their academic career in the following sub-specialty:

Pediatric Neurological Surgery

Job Duties:

Provide patient care for patients of University Hospital, Medical Arts & Research Center, Baptist Health System, and the Women’s and Children’s Hospital expected to open in 2023.

Participate in call coverage at University Hospital, a Level I Pediatric Trauma Center and three (3) Level IV NICU’s for pediatric and adult cases

Provide didactic lectures, workshops, and mentorship to residents

Provide clinical setting training for residents and medical students


Qualifications for this position include:

Graduate of an accredited LCME medical school

Successful completion of training in an accredited neurosurgical residency

Candidates should be United States Board eligible/certified in Neurosurgery and Pediatric Neurosurgery

Meet the requirement for medical licensure to practice in the State of Texas

Meet the requirements for credentialing and privileging

 Academic rank, salary and benefits will be commensurate with training and experience.  All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

 Interested applicants should apply online at with curriculum vitae and three professional letters of recommendation:

         John R. Floyd, M.D., Associate Professor
         University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
         Department of Neurosurgery (MC 7843)
         7703 Floyd Curl Drive
         San Antonio, TX  78229


UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.


Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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