Assistant or Associate Professor (TCH Pathology) - TCH Pathology (90007377)

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7073957 (Ref.No. 5741-en_US)
Posted: January 11, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is the nation's largest children's hospital and is ranked No. 4 in U.S. News and World Report's Honor Roll of Best Children's Hospitals and in the top 10 in nine of U.S. News & World Report-recognized pediatric subspecialties, with seven of 10 in the top five. The Texas Children's Hospital complex, located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical campus in the world, includes the original Abercrombie Building, West Tower, Legacy Tower, Mark A. Wallace Tower and the Feigin Tower. Within these buildings are a full range of primary to complex pediatric services, in addition to pediatric-focused research and administration. Adult services within the TCH complex include the Pavilion for Women, a stand-alone center for high risk obstetrics, gynecology, fetal medicine and fetal surgery; and the newly opened Adult Congenital Heart program, located in Legacy Tower. The broader TCH facilities network is comprised of the West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children's care for communities north of Houston. Scheduled to open in 2024 is the Presidio Campus, located in Austin, which will extend TCH's reach beyond the greater Houston area.

Expansion in the size and scope of Texas Children's Hospital necessitates additional support in pediatric surgical and autopsy pathology, placental/perinatal pathology, solid organ transplant pathology, and cytopathology services. Additional subspecialty services include neuropathology, hematopathology, electron microscopy and gynecologic pathology. The combined annual surgical case volume exceeds 15,000 specimens from pediatric and gynecologic surgeries and obstetric deliveries, with approximately 3,000 cytopathology cases and 150 autopsies annually. Within the Department of Pathology at TCH are additional Divisions of Genomic Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, Informatics, Transfusion and Coagulation, Community Pathology, and Discovery.


The Department of Pathology at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH) is seeking a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. board-certified or board-eligible pediatric pathologist for its Division of Anatomic Pathology. Academic appointment will be at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor (tenure-track) in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine.

Pathologists at Texas Children's Hospital have primary full-time academic appointments in the Department of Pathology & Immunology at Baylor College of Medicine, and are expected to contribute to educational and scholarly activities in the Department of Pathology based at Texas Children's Hospital, as well as pathology resident and fellow education. There are exceptional opportunities for collaboration and research activities that include TCH and extend across numerous institutions within the Texas Medical Center.

Minimum Qualifications

Interested individuals must possess Board certification in Anatomic Pathology or Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology through the American Board of Pathology. Candidates should be Board-certified or Board-eligible in Pediatric Pathology and must be eligible for an active, unrestricted Texas medical license. Primary service responsibilities will include pediatric and perinatal/placental pathology; secondary coverage of adult gynecologic pathology is desirable but not required.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.  Interested candidates must complete an employment application and should send a curriculum vitae and personal statement of professional goals to: Eumenia Castro, MD, PhD, Medical Director, Perinatal and Placental Pathology, Department of Pathology, Texas Children's Hospital, 6621 Fannin Street, Suite AB1195, Houston TX 77030,





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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