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Title:  Assistant Professor (122230)

Division:  Neurology
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  5717

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).

 

Summary

The Department of Neurology at Baylor College of Medicine is seeking a qualified candidate with training in adult neurology.  The successful candidate will be appointed at a faculty level commensurate with experience and achievement.  The successful candidate will provide clinical care for adults with neurological disorders in both in-patient and out-patient settings.  The clinical focus will be on dementia, movement disorders and other neurodegenerative disorders.  Teaching of medical students, residents and fellows will be embedded in clinical care responsibilities.  Depending upon training, interest, expertise, and resources opportunities in clinical research will be available.

Job Duties

Clinical responsibilities:

 

In-patient.  There will be direct patient care for patients on the general neurology service at one of the affiliated hospitals of Baylor College of Medicine.   These periods (up to 4 weeks per academic year) - typically in 1 week blocks - will be scheduled throughout the year as part of the Department's coverage schedule.

 

Out-patient.  There will be direct patient care in the clinics of the Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Center and the Parkinson's Disease Center and Movement Disorders Clinic,  Department of Neurology, McNair Campus.  These clinics will be held during the weeks when no in-patient coverage is scheduled.

 

Education responsibilities:

 

Learners at various levels from Baylor College of Medicine education programs will participate in assigned clinical activities.   These will include medical students, residents and fellows.  Bedside teaching activities will be embedded in clinical rounds and will be part of the overall clinical program.   The successful candidate will also participate in the Department's program of seminars and lectures.

 

Research:

 

There may be opportunities to participate in clinical research programs depending upon expertise, interest, training and available resources.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate must hold an MD, DO, or MD/PhD degree.

 

The candidate must have successfully completed residency training in adult neurology in an ACGME-accredited program.

 

The candidate must be board-eligible/board-certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

 

Demonstrated interest in neurocognitive and neurodegenerative disorders is required.  Fellowship training is a discipline related to neurodegenerative disorders is required (Movement Disorders, Neuropsychiatry & Behavioral Neurology, or Dementia).

 

Applicants who have just completed training will be considered as will applicants with previous clinical experience.

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


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