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Title:  Research Postdoctoral Fellow (MD)

Division:  Family and Community Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Work Location:  Kirby Office, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  up to $59,736
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  2244
Summary

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine is offering an innovative full-time primary care research fellowship to doctoral students, including those with clinical and non-clinical research degrees. This fellowship features a two-year core curriculum, emphasizes multidisciplinary team-based mentoring, and offers a diverse spectrum of primary care research opportunities. An optional third year will be available to fellows who desire further expertise and preparation in a certain field or area of primary care research (e.g., cost-effectiveness analysis).

Job Purpose

Postdoctoral research fellows are trainees working in an apprenticeship mode in preparation for a career as a scientific/medical professional. 

Fellows will complete applied research projects, prepare and submit scholarly articles, attend scientific networking workshops/conferences, and write grants for extramural funding with the assistance of a faculty mentoring team.  Additionally, fellows will attend weekly didactic and applied sessions as part of their core curriculum, as well as a monthly research seminar and Fellows' Forum. These structured activities will give fellows an opportunity to interact, serve as peer reviewers and advisors to one another, and provide feedback to the faculty regarding the quality and direction of the fellowship training program.

Job Duties
  • Plans, directs and conducts specialized and advanced research experiments.
  • Evaluates and analyzes data.
  • May establish new research protocols and procedures.
  • Summarizes research findings and publish results in research journals.
  • May be responsible for laboratory operations.
  • May supervise research staff.
Minimum Qualifications

Education: Doctor of Medicine (MD).

Experience: None required.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference towards candidates with interests and goals that align well with the local and/or national primary care research agenda, and those with a demonstrated commitment to or involvement in activities related to primary care.

 

For terminal clinical degrees, completion of a clinical residency program is preferred.

 

 

 

 

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

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