Title:  Renal (Assistant or Associate Professor)

Division:  Pediatrics
Work Location:  Austin, TX
Requisition ID:  13354

Division: Pediatrics (80001016) 

Department: Pediatrics - Renal (90002440) 

Employment Duration: Full-time 

Internal: Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience


To promote the mission, vision and goals of the Renal Division, Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital.


Austin presents a clear and compelling opportunity to extend Texas Children's mission to a large and growing population of children and women where there is currently a need for programmatically integrated healthcare. Our Austin Urgent Care opened in March 2018, fourteen pediatric practices currently operate in the Austin area, and our first Specialty Care Center opened in October 2019. The Specialty Care Center is located at 8611 North Mopac Expressway, approximately 10 miles south of the North Austin Campus. The North Austin Campus will provide a full scope of care for both pediatric and women's services.  

Texas Children's presence in Austin helps deliver regional coordination of care and is synergistic to the core services offered at our Texas Medical Center campus in Houston.



Job Duties

Clinic Role:

  • Provide safe, timely, effective, and efficient patient care at TCH Austin Campus; Care may also be provided at TCH TMC Campus, TCH-West Campus and TCH-Woodlands Campus.
  • Provide clinical leadership to medical and nursing staff.
  • Role model ethical and professional behavior with every interaction.
  • Supervise and educate medical and nursing staff when appropriate in the care of nephrology patients.
  • Promote and practice evidence based medicine (EBM).
  • Participate in quality improvement processes
  • Facilitate communication with referring physicians and promote outreach strategies. 
  • Serve on appropriate committees for clinical programs and strategic growth in community locations.

Academic Role:

  • Mentorship of renal fellows, residents, and medical students.
  • Promote the academic mission of BCM and TCH in terms of research and scholarly activity
  • Represent BCM and TCH at local, regional and national gatherings.

Continuing Professional Development:

  • Participate in continuing professional development activities to maintain personal knowledge and skills as appropriate (e.g. section sponsored activities, continuing medical education as well as maintenance of certification requirements for the ABP).
  • Participate in local, regional, and national quality improvement committees. 
  • Stay current in the nephrology literature.


  • Develop educational material and programs that focus on improving health care competence of patients and families 
  • Develop educational program for fellows to promote community based nephrology

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: 
M.D. (or equivalent), ACGME Accredited Residency in Pediatrics and Fellowship in Pediatric Nephrology. Candidate must be Board Eligible or Board Certified in Pediatrics and Pediatric Nephrology

Minimum Certification/Licenses/Registration: 
Licensed by the Texas Medical Board




Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated, subject to approved exemptions against vaccine- preventable diseases including, but not limited to COVID 19 and influenza.


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