Assistant Professor - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Administration

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7068992 (Ref.No. 4435-en_US)
Posted: August 19, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

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 (  Baylor is a leading academic health science institutions located within the world's largest medical center.  It is known for excellence in education, research, and healthcare and community service.

Job Duties

The Research Scientist's responsibilities include developing innovative research in mental health; seeking/securing external funding to support their research; and developing research collaborations with other areas within the The Menninger Clinic, as well as local, regional, national, and global collaborations. We are looking for a strong candidate who is excited to build an independent research group around his or her research interests, and help grow The Menninger Clinic Research Department. This position will include a faculty appointment at the Baylor College of Medicine.

  1. Analyze data with advanced approaches to outcomes and electronic health record (e.g., natural language processing, machine learning)
  2. Development of software to streamline approaches to data within The Menninger Clinic
  3. Building and maintaining internal and external collaborations across the Texas Medical Center and beyond
  4. Writing of papers for publication
  5. External and internal grant writing
  6. Engagement in departmental activities, including team meetings, Research Journal Club, Research Council
Minimum Qualifications

The candidate must possess a doctoral degree in Bioengineering, Computer Science or related field (post-doctoral experience preferred). One year of related experience in a psychiatric hospital or clinic. A record of published research, strong potential to obtain external/peer-reviewed funding, and excellent teamwork and communication skills are also required.





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


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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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