Assistant Professor (Veterans Affairs Medical Centr (VAMC) - Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Rese

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7081266 (Ref.No. 7766-en_US)
Posted: July 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description


The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, located within the largest medical center in the world, provides compassionate and exceptional care as well as cutting-edge research and extensive education and training opportunities that prepare our next generation of providers for prominent positions nationally and internationally. The department practices evidence-based care with a focus on interdisciplinary academic collaboration and expertise. The department is built on the assertion that psychiatry is a brain-based specialty that encompasses biological, psychological, social, interpersonal, and spiritual parameters.


This hourly part time position will be a Principal Investigator, Team Leader for Anxiety and Substance Use Disorder Program. This position will engage in mentored development activities and lead the development and study of an innovative intervention to address the complex needs of veteran with co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorders. This role will lead a team to develop and test the intervention in a small open trial.

Job Duties

Lead the development and study of an intervention to address the complex needs of Veterans with co-occurring anxiety and substance use disorders.


Serve as Principal Investigator and team leader for the Anxiety and Substance Use Disorder Program at the MEDVAMC.

Participate in mentored professional development activities. 

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: Ph.D. in Counseling or Clinical Psychology





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



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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