Title:  Assistant Professor, Division of Medical Education Research and Scholarship

Division:  School of Medicine
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Requisition ID:  12787


The research faculty member will support the strategic plan and educational research missions of the newly formed Division of Medical Education Research and Scholarship in the Office of the Senior Dean, Baylor College of Medicine, School of Medicine.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Medical Education Research and Scholarship, the research faculty member offers consultations on educational research and scholarship, supports the process of research dissemination, and engages in medical education research projects as deemed appropriate by the Assistant Dean of Medical Education Research and Scholarship.

Job Duties

Research Activities (60%)

• Collaborates on the design, implementation, and analysis of studies to measure the effectiveness of specific interventions/innovations in the medical education process.

• Collaborates in the writing and submission of research manuscripts and conference abstracts.

• Provides guidance on how to draft and approach educational research protocols for the Institutional Review Board.

• Leads project team meetings, including a review of action plans and tracking of project milestones.

• Serves as a key expert resource for faculty, staff and trainees seeking consultation on various aspects of educational research and scholarship.

• Works closely with the Assistant Dean to coordinate or manage the division's initiatives and project plans, project milestones and deliverables.


Curriculum Development & Teaching (30%)

• Creates resources/guides to educate faculty, staff and trainees on medical education research and scholarship.

• Develops and educates through electives, workshops, and trainings related to medical education research and scholarship.

• Mentors trainees and student research assistants within the Division on educational research and scholarship.


Communications & Documentation (10%)

• Develops engaging educational research content for the Division website and social media feeds.

• Maintains the Division's website, social media feed (e.g., Twitter), and drafts Division communications to broad audiences

• Manages library of high-priority funding opportunities for education research as well as research bibliography database.

• Tracks and reports on scholarship/grant productivity of educational leadership and trainees on an annual basis.

Minimum Qualifications

• Minimum doctorate degree in education, psychology, sociology, or other relevant discipline.

• 3 years related work experience required on medical education research.


Preferred candidates will have the following:

• Demonstrated skills in research and administrative software applications, including SPSS or other statistical software; web-based applications; survey software including Qualtrics and SurveyMonkey; Microsoft Office applications

• Experience with bibliographic software such as Zotero, RefWorks etc.

• Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications.


Will consider candidates outside the Houston area who are seeking fully remote work within the U.S.




Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


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