| The Department of Neurology, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM), Houston, Texas, seeks an outstanding physician-scientist to lead our Alzheimer’s Disease and Memory Disorder Center (ADMDC) at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, who will also hold the Effie Marie Cain Endowed Chair in Alzheimer’s Disease Research. Baylor College of Medicine is committed to the further development of a collaborative and multidisciplinary center. |
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to recruit additional faculty members at the rank of Assistant and Associate Professor who will serve as clinical translational researchers and physician-scientists in order to create a dynamic College-wide center.
The ADMDC is nationally recognized and consists of an active diagnostic and treatment center, a clinical research program, extensive epidemiologic investigations, translational research collaborations, and educational programs. These activities are funded through extramural sources as well as College-based research endowments. The Center is located in the new Baylor College of Medicine Medical Center on the McNair Campus with space designed for state of the art patient care and clinical trial research.
Extraordinary opportunities exist for innovative basic and translational research collaborations throughout the College, including the Departments of Neuroscience and Molecular & Human Genetics, the Huffington Center on Aging, Neurological Research Institute, and Human Genome Sequencing Center. The Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Radiology, and Pathology & Immunology are also strong resources. Excellent facilities along with access to a wide range of Advanced Core and imaging laboratories also strengthen the translational research programs. A substantial funding commitment will be made to build collaborative teams across these areas.
The successful candidate will lead the academic and medical activities in Alzheimer’s Disease and memory disorders within the Department of Neurology as well as direct and facilitate a College-wide program in clinical and translational research.