Title:  Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development-Temple, TX

Division:  School of Medicine
Work Location:  Temple, TX
Requisition ID:  8650

Department: Office of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development 

Employment Duration: Part-time (up to .5 FTE)

Internal Title: Academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) School of Medicine (SOM) develops diverse, compassionate physician leaders and educators who provide expert patient-centered care to diverse populations, supported by evidence-based practice and scientific innovation. The SOM offers programs that cover the learning continuum from Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME) to Continuing Professional Development (CPD). In addition, SOM also offers MD/PhD and Baccalaureate/MD programs. 

Baylor's UME program has an accelerated, integrated approach to teaching the core scientific concepts that underlie medicine and our exceptionally diverse clinical training opportunities combine to create a curriculum that prepares our students for success. Commencing with AY2023-2024, the UME program will expand to Temple, Texas (BCM Temple), in partnership with Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH). Baylor Scott & White Health is prepared to support the program with its expansive clinical enterprise with a focus on value-based care that features a 640-bed teaching and research hospital with a Level I trauma center. As a part of a large multi-specialty integrated physician group located in central Texas, students at BCM Temple are able to serve a diverse population and be exposed to the full spectrum of medical care. The campus also has established GME programs which have been training residents and fellows for over 100 years. There are more than 40 residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education training nearly 500 active GME residents and fellows.

We are seeking talented professionals to join the BCM Temple team. Applications may be submitted through the BCM Careers portal and should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. 

Job Purpose

The Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development at BCM Temple will have responsibility for the administration of academic appointments and promotions, faculty affairs and faculty lifecycle services and selected related operations for the BCM regional campus in Temple, Tx.

The Associate Dean at BCM-Temple will also work in close collaboration and partnership with the Associate Dean of Faculty Affairs and Faculty Development at BCM main campus.

This position will primarily work in Temple, Texas with some occasional travel to Houston, Texas. 

Job Duties

  • Support faculty with the preparation of their faculty appointments and promotion package
  • Providing resources to all faculty members on Baylor’s institutional guidelines and procedures for academic appointment, promotion and tenure
  • Development and oversight of the Faculty Appointments and Promotions process at the Temple campus
  • Communications with and guidance to faculty, departments, centers, schools regarding nomination, appointment and promotion of Temple campus faculty members
  • Monitoring and oversight of voluntary faculty appointments, faculty tenure clock for Temple campus faculty
  • Orientation of Temple faculty, Temple department chairs on faculty appointments and promotions processes and pathways
  • Lead efforts to capture and report faculty appointments and promotion data (e.g., annual composition data and data related to accreditation activities)
  • Provide faculty-focused assistance that fosters faculty satisfaction and engagement while allowing faculty members to thrive personally and professionally.
  • Collaborate with the Office of the BCM Institutional Diversity, Inclusion and Equity to advance BCM’s diversity priorities and to ensure that processes are in place to monitor the effectiveness of current recruitment strategies
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • MD, DO, PhD or MD PhD with academic and administrative experience as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor level

Preferred Qualifications

  • Track record of effective mentoring faculty
  • Success in building, expanding and elevating programs with vision and collaborative team spirit. 
  • Certification/Licenses/Registration: None required 





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