ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

Employer
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits
Posted
Feb 06, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Hours
Full Time

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
TERM TENURE-TRACK

The Department of Leukemia at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applicants for a term tenure-track, full-time academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor. We are seeking a highly motivated and talented physician-scientist who has expertise in conducting translational research in genomics and epigenetics, specifically large-scale genomic data analysis and therapeutic target validation. The applicant is expected to run a translational research program with multidisciplinary collaborations focused on myeloid malignancies. Furthermore, he/she must have excellent clinical skills and experience with care of patients with leukemia. Responsibilities will include clinical care, teaching and mentorship of residents and fellows, in addition to the development of a translational research program, including early-phase clinical trial design and conduct. Refer to the Department of Leukemia web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Protected research time and start-up funding may be available. Applicants should have at least two years of translational research experience and proof of scientific accomplishments. They should possess excellent writing and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, excellent presentation skills for professional meetings, and the demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding for translational research. The successful applicant will be responsible for leading an innovative, independently funded translational research program.

Applicants should have an MD or MD/Ph.D., and be board certified or eligible in internal medicine and hematology or oncology. Eligibility for medical licensure in Texas is also required, along with at least five years of experience post-degree with any combination of time as a clinician, clinical scientist or GME trainee (except specialties with shorter residencies or fellowships).

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and research plan to:

MD Anderson Cancer Center – Dept of Leukemia
1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 0428 | Houston, TX 77030

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.