Division: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences (80001039)

Department: Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences - Neuropsychiatry (90007576)

Employment Duration: Full-time

Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:

Baylor ( ) 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 Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine seeks outstanding physician-scientist applicants for the Director of the Beth K. and Stuart C. Yudofsky Division of Neuropsychiatry.


The position comes with substantial resources, including endowed funds, ample space, and start-up funding. The Division of Neuropsychiatry includes five endowed chair positions with complementary faculty expertise in behavioral neuroscience, neuromodulation, brain imaging, and brain injury medicine. The Division Director will report to the Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry, Wayne Goodman, M.D.

Job Responsibilities:

Division Director responsibilities will include establishing an independent translational research program in neuropsychiatry and related fields in psychiatric neuroscience. The Director will also be responsible for the development and management of a clinical neuropsychiatry practice. A major focus of the applicant will be to forge new collaborations with Division investigators, mentor/supervise trainees, and oversee academic activities. The Director will also have general administrative responsibilities over the entire division.

The Director will also be encouraged to collaborate with faculty members across other departments (e.g., Neurosurgery, Neurology and Neuroscience) and to utilize resources throughout the School of Medicine, including resources located within the Brain Imaging Center, such as a research-dedicated Siemens Prisma 3T scanner. The primary faculty appointment will be in the Department of Psychiatry with the possibility of dual appointments in one or more other appropriate departments at Baylor College of Medicine.

Job Qualifications:


• MD or MD/PhD and eligibility for a Texas medical license

• History as a successful clinician-researcher in clinical, translational, or basic research with a strong record of extramural federal funding


• Board-certified in Psychiatry, Neurology, or Neuropsychiatry

• Current NIH funding will be given highest priority

Interested candidates should provide a brief cover letter and curriculum vitae addressed to:

Wayne K. Goodman, MD

D.C. and Irene Ellwood Professor & Chair

Menninger Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

One Baylor Plaza

MS: BCM350

Houston, TX 77030

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



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