Title:  Assistant Professor - Psychology

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  609

Division: Pediatrics (80001016) 

Department: Pediatrics - Psychology (90005403) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

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).




The departments of Pediatrics and Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine are seeking a full-time academic pain psychologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, Clinician-Educator focus (non-tenure track). This position will be housed in the Section of Psychology, Pediatrics and Division of Pain Medicine in Pediatric Anesthesiology, Baylor College of Medicine. 

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. We place a strong emphasis on the values of equality and diversity. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 

Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, description of relevant experience as a single document to the "References" upload and a current CV. 

Job Responsibilities:

The primary focus of this position will be the provision of clinical services for children with chronic pain, providing individual and family-oriented interventions. Responsibilities include a clinical commitment focusing on the interdisciplinary outpatient pain clinic, possible inpatient consultation, conducting clinical research on aspects of pain treatment in children and outcomes measures, providing team leadership, facilitating research, and both didactic and clinical instruction of trainees. 

Job Qualifications:

Candidates must have a PhD or PsyD degree in clinical, health, or school psychology from an APA-approved doctoral program and internship, demonstrate evidence of training and interest in pediatric pain medicine, have expertise in cognitive-behavioral therapy, and be eligible for State of Texas psychology licensure. Completion of fellowship in pediatric psychology and training in pain medicine interventions (e.g. biofeedback and/or medical hypnosis) is strongly preferred. 





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