Instructor - TCH - TCH Pathology (90007377)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7065653 (Ref.No. 3655-en_US)
Posted: April 3, 2020
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.


Instructor, Microbiome   
Texas Children's Microbiome Center

The Departments of Pathology at Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine are filling a non-tenure-track Instructor faculty position as microbiome investigator in the Texas Children's Microbiome Center.


This state-of-the-art center is responding to innovative developments in translational medicine by expanding its human microbiome research program.  

Job Duties

The successful applicant will serve as instructor in the Center and is expected to develop an experimental and bioinformatics research program that will complement current expertise in metagenomics, metabolomics, metaproteomics and virtual Omics of human and model mammalian microbiomes.  The applicant will provide expertise in microbial functional and genetics, and manage large datasets; gather end user requirements; develop, optimize and apply pipelines and algorithms for processing and analyzing biological data; conduct data analysis and interpretation, and generate reports per specification; evaluate tools and coordinate efforts to define, validate and implement software for data management and analysis. The instructor must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and postdoctoral research training in microbial genetics and bioinformatics.





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


CA; CH  

Baylor College of Medicine fosters diversity among its students, trainees, faculty and staff as a prerequisite to accomplishing our institutional mission, and setting standards for excellence in training healthcare providers and biomedical scientists, promoting scientific innovation, and providing patient-centered care. - Diversity, respect, and inclusiveness create an environment that is conducive to academic excellence, and strengthens our institution by increasing talent, encouraging creativity, and ensuring a broader perspective. - Diversity helps position Baylor to reduce disparities in health and healthcare access and to better address the needs of the community we serve. - Baylor is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding students, trainees, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds by providing a welcoming, supportive learning environment for all members of the Baylor community.


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