Assistant Professor (Population Science Research) - Medicine - Epidemiology & Population Science (9000

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7077724 (Ref.No. 6752-en_US)
Posted: April 28, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor (www.bcm.edu) 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).


BCM is among the largest biomedical research institutions in the nation with resources and scientists focused on a diverse array of fields. The faculty have the opportunity to collaborate with geneticists, biologists, and clinicians and its affiliated hospitals in the Texas Medical Center. These hospitals include Texas Children's, the Houston VA Medical Center, CHI Baylor St. Luke's Hospital, and Ben Taub General Hospital. Collaborations with
faculty in health services research at our Center of Excellence at the VA Medical Center and with MD Anderson Cancer Center are encouraged.


The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) at BCM has strong research programs in the basic, population, clinical, and translational sciences. The Center for Precision Environmental Health Medicine and Human Genome Sequencing Center, Human Microbiome Center and the Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor provide other important resources for collaboration. The DLDCCC is further supported by a broad array of shared resources including the Population Sciences Biorepository that provides biospecimen collection, processing, and storage coupled with clinical and risk factor data collection for a variety of cancers as part of our growing molecular epidemiology program and computational biology and bioinformatics.

Summary

The Section of Epidemiology and Population Sciences in the Department of Medicine, at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, Texas is seeking population science researchers' at all academic levels, with specialties in epidemiology (cancer or other diseases), implementation science, survivorship, nutrition, and computational science.


Successful candidates must hold a doctorate degree or equivalent, and have relevant research training and experience. We seek academic researchers who can contribute immediately, as evidenced by a history of peer reviewed funding and publications. Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated prior leadership and mentoring skills and have engaged in successful collaborative, multidisciplinary research. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The position is non-tenure track. Salary and start-up funds are highly competitive.

 

To Apply:
Please visit our careers webpage at https://www.bcm.edu/careers, locate the faculty tab, and submit an application for desired position in Epidemiology and Populations Sciences.
With the application, submit:
Cover letter addressing candidate’s qualifications
Statement of research goals
Curriculum vitae

 

 

 

 

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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