ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF LYMPHOMA/MYELOMA

Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted
Jun 23, 2021
Closes
Jul 23, 2021
Category
Lymphoma
Education
MD, MD / PHD
Hours
Full Time

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Department of Lymphoma/Myeloma, is recruiting for a clinical research faculty member with sub-specialty of lymphoma. Physicians with strong translational clinically relevant research, especially in the field of HTLV-1-associated adult T-cell leukemia/lymphoma (ATLL), are strongly encouraged to apply. Faculty rank and space consistent with experience will be provided. Generous start-up resources will be provided per institutional policy. The successful candidate will have actively engaged in research in cancer biology, with potential relevance to biology of hematologic malignancies and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment of the department. The candidate will have protected time to lead and develop programs, translational clinical research and scholarly activities in keeping within the goals of the department. The selected candidate will seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support translational and clinical research, and assist with mentoring young faculty, fellows and other trainees, as well as contribute to the overall mission of the department. There are multiple opportunities for collaboration with other clinicians, scientists and physician-scientists within the institution and a joint faculty appointment in The University of Texas Graduate School of Biological Sciences.


The successful candidate will have an M.D., or M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. Those holding an M.D. must have demonstrated the ability to practice medicine, Oncology in particular. Candidates with an M.D. must be American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) certified clinicians in their primary speciality and board eligible for sub-speciality certification. Candidates must show evidence of commitment to scholarly activity and proof of scientific accomplishments. Candidates should also possess excellent writing and communication skills as evidenced by peer-reviewed publications, presentation skills for professional meetings and the demonstrated ability to obtain extramural funding for translational research. MD Anderson Cancer Center offers many opportunities in a growing and vibrant research, clinical and training environment.


The salary range is $240,000-$323,000 and will be based on the applicant’s qualifications and experience. Please send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, names and addresses of three to five references and a brief summary of past research accomplishments and future research plans to:
Kim Corbett, MBA, Department Administrator, at KACorbett@mdanderson.org.


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.