Assistant Professor (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Research)

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: PartTime

Title:  Assistant Professor (Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Psychiatry Research)
Division:  Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  7736


The Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, located within the largest medical center in the world, provides compassionate and exceptional care as well as cutting-edge research and extensive education and training opportunities that prepare our next generation of providers for prominent positions nationally and internationally. The department practices evidence-based care with a focus on interdisciplinary academic collaboration and expertise. The department is built on the assertion that psychiatry is a brain-based specialty that encompasses biological, psychological, social, interpersonal, and spiritual parameters.


Job Duties

This Assistant Professor position will assist and develop upcoming research programs in the Neuropsychiatry division of the department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. 

  • Develop an active research program and grow this through acquisition of extramural funding 
  • Represent the university of national and international conferences 
  • Develop and present materials for education in cutting edge research topics within the field of neuropsychiatry 
  • Develop research and educational collaborations with researchers within and outside of the college 
  • Publish research findings in high impact scientific journals 
  • Supervise and coordinate the research activities of trainees and other research staff 
  • Attend  faculty and departmental meetings and voicing concerns or providing suggestions for improvement. 
  • Training undergraduate and graduate students. 
  • Providing demonstrations and supervising experiments and investigations. 
  • Recruiting, training, and mentoring new research staff and other junior staff. 
  • Providing Professors and Department Heads with feedback on research program progress. 
  • Writing proposals to secure funding for research. 
  • Generate reviews and meta-analyses of the literature to drive and support compelling and innovative research studies. 
  • Develop computational tools to assist with data analysis. 
  • Assist research coordinators with procurement of necessary equipment for studies. 
  • Assist research coordinators with development and testing of research study standard operating procedures.

Minimum Qualifications

Ph.D. in Neuroscience or Psychology (Experimental or Cognitive)





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



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