Assistant Professor - TCH Pediatric Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
Baylor ( www.bcm.edu ) is recognized as one of the nation's premier academic health science centers and is known for excellence in education, research, 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 Division of Pediatric Surgery in the Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery at the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) is seeking a scientist to join our Surgical Research of Basic Research Program at Texas Children's Hospital (TCH), Feigin Center. Substantial resources will be available to a successfully recruited candidate to further grow and develop a nationally prominent research program.
Ideal candidates must have a Ph.D. in biology related field, completed a successful post-doctoral training in reputable research institutions, and expect excellence in research and a range of opportunities as a faculty. Our division focuses on the treatment of multi-organ fibrosis and congenital diseases, aiming to help our pediatric patients and their families. Specific interest in extracellular matrix biology and immunology are desirable.
As a member of this multidisciplinary team, you will develop an active research program focused in the area of multi-organ fibrosis and pediatric related diseases using mouse, human genetics, and biochemical approaches. This includes:
- Submitting grants, obtaining grant funds, and maintaining a well-funded laboratory.
- Publishing papers in high impact journals from research in your own laboratory while collaborating with others.
- Presenting work in high levels of research and medical conferences, increasing eminence for BCM/TCH research.
- Mentoring students, technicians, postdocs, and staff scientists.
- Performing experiments relevant to your area of expertise when necessary.
- Working closely with investigators and trainees in the Division of Pediatric Surgery.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.