Assistant Professor - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - AMS (90007602)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7062197 (Ref.No. 2121-en_US)
Posted: November 6, 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 BCM Psychiatry Service at Harris Health System and Ben Taub General Hospital Program as an opening for a Full Time Researcher. This position comes with a faculty appointment within the Menninger Department of Psychiatry, a competitive salary and benefits package. The rank of the appointment depends upon the qualifications and experience of the applicant. Duties include sustaining and expanding a research component for our program.

Job Duties

Hiring a doctoral level faculty will help us to expand, analyze, and translate our unique contributions to the anti-trafficking and global mental health field through studies and evaluations, peer reviewed literature demonstrating our evidence-based models, and by bringing our work to national and international meetings, conferences, and training workshops. We are seeking an expert on culturally informed service provision and community outreach and will bring this lens in analyzing our programs and those of our partners.


Faculty will be responsible for ongoing and new academic collaborations with local schools of social work and graduate schools of psychology while leading efforts in developing, expanding, and assisting with primary, secondary, and tertiary anti-trafficking and violence prevention programs in the community. Faculty will study the impact of treatment, outcome, prognosis, recidivism, resilience and post traumatic rehabilitation of our patients and clients of community partners impacted by trafficking, torture or refugees/asylees. Additionally, s/he will continue to build global relationships for clinical capacity building, eco-mapping, consultation, and partnerships in high risk areas of trafficking and violence with displaced and marginalized communities including, but not limited to, post disaster, post war, and refugee camp communities.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Must possess a doctoral degree in Social Work, Public Health, Psychology, or other social science and have research experience with diverse patient populations that addresses complex social, racial, economic, and political challenges. 


The ideal candidate will have an existing body of research and can demonstrate the ability to sustain their research through grant opportunities.   Experience working with under-served and marginalized populations who have endured or are currently experiencing significant trauma and violence, political persecution, and health/mental health problems is appreciated





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


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