Assistant Professor - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7061375 (Ref.No. 1819-en_US)
Posted: October 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor ( is recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the world's largest medical center (Texas Medical Center), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational, healthcare and research affiliates (Baylor Affiliates).


The Menninger Clinic ( is one of the nation's premier mental health care providers. We are dedicated to treating individuals with complex mental illness, including severe mood, personality, anxiety, and addictive disorders throughout the spectrum of inpatient to outpatient care.  We are equally committed to teaching future mental health professionals and advancing mental healthcare through research.  Menninger is an affiliated teaching hospital for Baylor College of Medicine.



The Menninger Clinic is seeking a Child/Adolescent Psychiatrist to join our excellent team of professionals.

Job Responsibilities:

This individual will serve as the leader of the interdisciplinary treatment team as well as assume responsibility for the assessment, treatment and disposition of assigned inpatients. The primary focus of the program is a two week diagnostic evaluation which includes input and consultation from multiple disciplines culminating in a comprehensive executive summary and diagnostic feedback to the patient/family. The secondary focus includes stabilization and treatment refinement with some patients staying on longer than the two week diagnostic period. This physician-leader will also be supervising Child/Adolescent fellows assigned to the program and have the opportunity to interact with other trainees in psychology, social work, and nursing.

Job Qualifications:

Must have an MD or DO degree with completion of an approved residency in general psychiatry and child psychiatry; board-certified or board-eligible for certification by ABPN; must be able to work effectively with interdisciplinary teams and possess knowledge of therapeutic modalities employed by team members and the assigned clinical program; and current CPR certification.  Preferred: current license to practice medicine in the State of Texas; and two (2) years of post-residency work experience in related area of specialty.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.


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