Assistant Professor - Urology

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057987 (Ref.No. 309079KLR)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Subspecialty: Urologic Reconstruction and Trauma

The selected candidate will have completed a U.S. Urology Residency Program and Fellowship training in Reconstructive Urology. The candidate must have a license to practice medicine in the State of Texas and must be Board certified by the American Board of Urology.

Assistant Professor (tenure track) expectations include:

  • Focusing on several areas of academic activity, including the initiation of a robust research program and securing external grant funding, pursuing educational contributions such as training and mentoring medical students, residents and fellows, and participation in departmental and BCM programs and committees.
  • Active participation in national and international academic scientific organizations and programs will be expected.
  • Being responsible for providing clinical care at departmental clinical practice sites, and at the affiliated hospitals of Baylor College of Medicine, maintaining an efficient and productive clinical practice, holding and maintaining permanent, valid and unrestricted licenses to provide patient care in the State of Texas, and complying with BaylorMedCare credentialing criteria.
  • Developing a productive, high-quality practice within the BCM Faculty Group Practice, focusing on the subspecialty area as noted above, and also involving General Urology activity to support the needs of the Department, the hospital clinical services, and the educational programs of the Department and the College.
  • Obtaining hospital credentialing at the primary Baylor College of Medicine teaching hospitals, including Baylor-St. Luke’s Medical Center, the MEDVAMC, Ben Taub Hospital, and TCH.
  • Participating fully in faculty on-call systems at all hospital affiliates.

In addition to the above standard expectations of an Assistant Professor of Urology, Tenure-Track, specifically for this subspecialty recruitment, these additional details are relevant:

  • Expected to conduct clinic within the Baylor College of Medicine FGP at least 1-2 sessions per week with designated days in the OR to pursue FGP practice activities.
  • Pursue scheduled clinic and OR time at the affiliated public hospital, Harris Health, Ben Taub Hospital.
  • Applicant will work closely with the Department Chair to further the academic and clinical development of the Ben Taub Urology service and Reconstructive Urology subspecialty practice in the Department, and support the Ben Taub Hospital trauma service and related activities.
  • Will be expected to take weekend department call per Department policies, as well as hospital consult call and ER call for the affiliated hospital(s).
  • Applicant will be allowed/encouraged to spend up to 10% scheduled daytime effort on research, with appropriate support to conduct a robust clinical research program.
  • Participate in activities in the other Baylor College of Medicine affiliate hospitals, developing the subspecialty of Reconstructive Urology, as to be defined in concert with the Department Chair.


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