Title:  Associate or Full Professor (Chief of Epilepsy)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Texas Medical Center, Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  6555


Pediatric Neurology & Developmental Neuroscience of the Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine.

The Chief of Epilepsy position is a senior leadership position overseeing clinical and academic oversight of the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy program at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital. This includes supervision of the Epilepsy Program Medical Directors and Clinic Subspecialty Leaders. This position would help develop, institute, and maintain best practices within the Epilepsy Group and help foster academic pursuits for all of its clinical faculty and staff. 

Job Duties

70% clinical effort will be devoted to assisting with in-patient service, fellows clinic, neurosurgery candidate screening and reducing our wait list of patients for Epilepsy. Service responsibility will include EEG, EMU and reading of studies. 

30% administrative effort will be devoted to continuing to foster the continuous success with the Department of Pediatric Neurology's USNWR ranking and relative changes to our practice with Care First etc., Legacy Tower, expansion of the Epilepsy service line.

As a member of the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, our Level 4 program includes a 12 bed EMU as well as MEG, PET, SPECT and TMS services. Our hospitals located in Houston Texas, provide Pediatric Emergency Centers staffed by physicians who are board certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine; acute care inpatient units staffed by Pediatric Hospitalists; and intensive care units staffed by Pediatric Critical Care specialists. A large cohort of pediatric subspecialists provide inpatient and outpatient services at all locations (Main Campus, West Campus, and Woodlands).

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: M.D. or equivalent. 
  • Minimum Certification/Licensure: Licensed by the Texas Medical Board; obtainable upon hire offer
  • Board certified/eligible





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