Assistant Professor - Academic General - Pediatrics - Academic General (90002423)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7067135 (Ref.No. 4049-en_US)
Posted: June 22, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor College of Medicine is a health sciences university that creates knowledge and applies science and discoveries to further education, healthcare, and community service locally and globally. With over 1000 faculty, the department of pediatrics is ranked as one of the nation's largest, most diverse, and most successful pediatric programs. Texas Children's Hospital is leading pediatric medicine locally and internationally. Located in Houston, Texas, the hospital is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to create a healthier future for children and women throughout our global community by leading in patient care, education, and research.  Houston is the fourth most populous city in the United States, with a thriving intellectual and cultural environment that is an international leader in arts, education, healthcare, and cuisine.


Academic General Pediatrics seeks an M.D. or D.O. to join its team of general pediatricians, complex care physicians, nurse practitioners, nurse care coordinators, care coordination assistants and others providing primary care, consultations, and care. While primarily responsible for direct clinical care, this position would also involve research, advocacy, and education for families, health care professionals, and others.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to work well with parents and a multidisciplinary team is essential, as is a passion for working with children and youth with medical complexities and those in underserved communities.  An opportunity to take on a leadership role is available for the appropriate candidate.. Applicants seeking a full time position are preferred, but those seeking a part time position will be considered.

Minimum Qualifications
  • M.D. or D.O., with preference given to an MPH, MPP, MPA, PhD or MBA
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities which include collaborative skills effective with all levels of constituents, a proven ability to lead and to manage through influence, as well as championing change when needed





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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