Open Rank, Term Tenure/Term Tenure Track

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive salary and benefits
Dec 27, 2018
Jan 26, 2019
Full Time

Open Rank, Term Tenure/Term Tenure Track

The Department of Breast Medical Oncology invites applicants for a full-time Open Rank, Term Tenure or Term Tenure Track position with experience in breast cancer, clinical care, and research.  The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications.  This faculty position reports to the chair of the Department of Breast Medical Oncology.  The responsibilities will include clinical expertise in patient care management, development of a focused clinical and translational research program, mentorship and training of junior faculty, fellows, staff, and other trainees, and contributions to the overall mission of the department. The program is comprised of dynamic interdisciplinary clinicians and researchers dedicated to improving prevention, detection, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.

Candidates should demonstrate a record and/or potential for innovative research that is competitive for peer-reviewed funding, publication of high-impact original findings and a collaborative mindset. It is anticipated that candidates will actively engage in clinical, translational or laboratory research and scholarly activities, as well as develop interdisciplinary programs to enhance the academic environment of the department. This position requires the ability to synthesize information, formulate creative approaches for investigative inquiry pertaining to breast cancer, demonstrate leadership skills and function in a team environment. The successful candidate will be to relate their research to the betterment of patients with breast cancer, provide specialized breast cancer care, engage and inspire student and to provide administrative support and leadership. Refer to the Department of Breast Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and programs.

Required Qualifications:

  •        M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree
  •        Board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology or related field
  •        Board eligible or Licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  •        Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Interested applicants should email a one-page synopsis of experience and interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of references to:

Debasish Tripathy, Chairman
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1155 Pressler, Unit 1354
Houston, Texas 77030

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.