Medical Oncologist and Hematologist

Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive salary and benefits
Jul 29, 2019
Aug 28, 2019
Full Time

Medical Oncologist and Hematologist
Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center
and Department of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, Texas

The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, is recruiting Hematologist and Oncologist clinician and translational investigators to join the Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level. Areas of particular interest include GU Oncology, Thoracic and Head and Neck Oncology and both Malignant and Nonmalignant Hematology. Baylor College of Medicine and the NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center are affiliated with five major teaching hospitals in the Texas Medical Center including Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center, The Ben Taub General Hospital and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center. Ample laboratory space is available in the Cancer Center. The 450 members of the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center generate more than $180M annually in cancer related research funding. Two long-term SPORE grants in breast cancer and lymphoma, a third SPORE with MD Anderson in Brain tumors, and a Leukemia Lymphoma SCOR Grant are among 44 multi-investigator awards. Cancer researchers in Texas may apply for research funding to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (a state agency charged with supporting innovation in cancer research in Texas with funding of 3 billion dollars over 10 years). Generous recruitment awards are also available on a competitive basis from CPRIT, Nuclear Receptor, Transcription and Chromatin Biology, Pediatric Oncology, Cancer Prevention and Population Science, Cell Signaling and Metabolism, and Mechanisms of Cancer Evolvability. Several new initiatives are in development including programs in thoracic malignancies, hematologic malignancies, GU cancers, early phase clinical trials, and precision cancer medicine and proteogenomics. Eleven Shared Resources are available to Cancer Center members, and the Human Genome Sequencing Center, the Center for Drug Discovery, and the Therapeutic Innovation Center focusing on drug development in gene control targets are additional unique resources. The Center is the recipient of a $100M naming gift from the Duncan family. Interested candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD degree and should be board eligible or board certified in hematology and/or oncology. Applications should include a letter outlining the candidate’s academic interests in addition to a curriculum vitae and the names of four references.

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

Please send application to:
Martha P. Mims, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Section of Hematology/Medical Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, BCM 187
Houston, Texas 77030