Employment: THE NEXT FIRST in Cardiovascular Discovery will happen here.

At Texas Heart Institute, we offer opportunities for a challenging career and development in cardiovascular research and education. Additionally, we offer volunteer opportunities for those interested in supporting one of our many communities or internal initiatives (scroll below to read more about how to sign up to volunteer).

Our physicians, scientists and engineers conduct research ranging from gene therapy, stem cells, and regenerative medicine, to ventricular assist devices (VADs) and artificial hearts. Visit our Research Departments to learn more about the current trials and research projects.

All open positions are posted to our THI Careers Website, where you can review requirements and apply online.

Texas Heart Institute is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by law.

THI Participates in E-Verify: THI will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

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Employee Benefits: Join our team.

Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage: New hires are eligible to enroll in Medical, Dental, and Vision the first of the month following the date of hire.

Wellness & Work Life Balance programs: Taking care of yourself has never been easier with our annual on-site health screenings and flu clinics. Fitness classes and other convenient wellness initiatives prepared by the THI Wellness Committee.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP): Provides guidance and support managing work and life. An employee assistance program including personalized dependent-care referral services, financial/legal services, and five free counseling sessions.

Company-paid Basic Life Insurance: 1x annual salary, as well as optional additional (and dependent) coverage and accident coverage at a low cost.

Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays: PTO is provided for vacation, illness, or other personal reasons. Earn up to 4 weeks of PTO your first year of employment. Also, a minimum of 6 company-paid holidays are provided annually.

403(b) Retirement: THI offers a 403(b) retirement plan with employer matching contributions. Advisors are available to provide quarterly financial consultations.

Parking: Employer-paid options or employee-paid pre-tax garage parking options are available.

Discounts: Discover great employee discounts at LifeCare and PerkSpot.

Community Outreach: Throughout the year, members of THI coordinate a variety of outreach events and tours in partnership with organizations throughout the Greater Houston area.

Contact the Human Resources Department at with any questions about employment opportunities.

Careers: Work with us.

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Auxiliary: Volunteer with us.


As a volunteer, you will donate time and energy to provide many vital services to visitors, staff and community outreach. Our volunteers include high school and college students, as well as working and retired adults, who contribute their unique talents, gifts, and compassion. Applications to volunteer are accepted through our secure online portal.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Volunteers and observers in the research laboratories are limited. Volunteers must be 18 years or older, have their own current medical insurance coverage and may not perform the duties of a paid employee.

Additional volunteer opportunities are available at the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center website.