Faculty, University of Texas Medical Branch
Level: Any Rank Salary range: negotiable
The Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases is led by Dr. Janak Patel and comprises of four faculty members who are engaged in wide ranging activities: (1) Clinical service which includes general inpatient and outpatient consultations, Maternal-Child HIV program, Travel Medicine Program, and RSV Prevention Program (Synagis), and Pediatric Hospitalist Program; (2) Research in respiratory viruses, bronchiolitis, asthma pathogenesis, otitis media, and industry-funded clinical trials; (3) Educational activities involving medical students, pediatric residents and research post-doctoral fellows; (4) Service to institution which includes Pharmacy and Therapeutics and Hospital Epidemiology/Infection Control activities, and research mentoring.
1. MD degree
2. Subspecialty training and American board certification in Pediatric Infectious Diseases with clinical experience in management of children with complicated infections. Persons completing fellowship training must pass the boards within 12 months.
3. Record of scholarly activity
Candidate’s Time commitment (will vary based on candidate’s qualifications)
- 50% Clinical Service
- 50% Education, Research, Administration
Persons with predominantly clinical interest may participate in the hospitalist service and other institutional duties (quality control, infection control, antimicrobial stewardship, pharmacy and therapeutics)
Potential Areas of Research/Campus Collaborators
1. Respiratory virus pathogenesis, innate immunity
2. Global Health: Center for Tropical Diseases
3. Emerging Infections: Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases
4. Clinical trials of vaccines and antimicrobials
5. Healthcare Epidemiology
6. Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
For more information, please contact Janak Patel firstname.lastname@example.org.