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Center for Polar Medical Operations

Job Opportunities


Positions Available

UTMB Health has medical opportunities available at the South Pole, McMurdo and Palmer Stations in Antarctica, as well as summer field camps. These positions are seasonal and we maintain a running list of interested candidates for future opportunities. If you have questions or would like to be notified of future opportunities please contact us at PolarMed@utmb.edu

Our ideal candidate is resourceful, has worked in emergency settings and/or field medicine and has strong diagnostic and clinical skills. Our facilities “on the ice” have x-ray, ultrasound and other diagnostic/therapeutic capabilities, but the lack CT and MRI imaging, for example.

McMurdo Station

Mid-Level Practitioner

Nurse Administrator

Flight Nurse
Physical Therapist*

Medical Technologist*
Radiology Technician

Pharmacy Technologist

* Currently not actively recruiting for

Field Camps

Mid-Level Practitioner

Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station

Mid-Level Practitioner

Palmer Station