Physician-Scientist Faculty Position at Baylor College of Medicine / Texas Children’s Hospital

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Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital are recruiting multiple accomplished physician-scientists to develop their own independent research laboratories as tenure-track or tenured faculty members focused on research. Appointments may be in any Baylor College of Medicine department(s) associated with Texas Children’s Hospital (e.g., Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, OB/Gyn, Pathology, Pediatrics, Radiology, and Surgery, among others).

Successful candidates will receive generous startup packages to establish or move their laboratories and competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

Eligibility

The ideal candidate is a physician-scientist (MD/PhD, MD) whose research relates to children’s and/or women’s health. S/he should demonstrate evidence of commitment to scholarly activity and proof of outstanding scientific accomplishments. The physician-scientist candidate should be Board-qualified or Board-eligible in a clinical specialty relevant to the candidate’s research and relevant to children’s and/or women’s health. The candidate should be on a path to become a future leader in her or his field.

Candidates must be US citizens or non-citizen nationals, or must have been lawfully-admitted for permanent residence and possess verification of legal admission as a permanent US resident at the time of acceptance. Physician-scientist candidates should be eligible for licensure in Texas. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible to apply.

Position Details

Tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate or full professor appointments at Baylor College of Medicine commensurate with training and experience.

Baylor College of Medicine appointments will be in departments associated with Texas Children’s Hospital and/or the Pavilion for Women. This includes, but is not limited to, the departments of Anesthesiology, Neurosurgery, OB/Gyn, Pathology, Pediatrics, Radiology, Surgery, and others. Joint appointments with basic science departments will also be possible, as appropriate to each individual’s research.

Successful physician-scientist candidates will typically devote a minimum of 75-80% protected effort to research activities and a maximum of 20-25% effort towards patient care responsibilities. For certain surgical subspecialties, this percentage may vary.

Generous startup packages, moving expenses, plus highly-competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

Research Environment

Extraordinary opportunities exist for innovative collaborations with investigators throughout Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital. A few examples include the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Texas Children’s Cancer Center, the Digestive Diseases Center, the Center for Cell and Gene Therapy, the Duncan Neurological Research Institute, and the Center for Vaccine Development, among many others. A wide range of advanced core facilities and other outstanding resources are also available. All facilities and resources are within a short walk of one another, in the heart of the Texas Medical Center. In addition, Texas Children’s offers a culturally- and ethnically-diverse patient population in the largest pediatric hospital in North America.

Application Process

Qualified applicants should email the following documents to facultysearch@bcm.edu by October 1, 2023:

  • PDF version of curriculum vitae.
  • Cover letter including:

Two-page summary of research interests.  Contact information for three references.  Applications will be reviewed in the order received, although late submissions may also be considered.

 More about Texas Children’s Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital is a not-for-profit healthcare organization affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Renowned for its expertise and breakthroughs in pediatric and women’s health, Texas Children’s is committed to leading in patient care, education, and research. Texas Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. For more information, visit www.texaschildrens.org or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/texaschildrens.

More about Baylor College of Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine is a distinguished health sciences university known for its excellence in research, education, and patient care. Ranked 20th among all U.S. medical schools for National Institutes of Health funding and 1st in Texas, BCM has a diverse trainee population and a strong commitment to advancing healthcare. Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer. Follow Baylor College of Medicine on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/BaylorCollegeOfMedicine) and Twitter (http://twitter.com/BCMHouston).

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