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Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Oct 22, 2021

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Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) at MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applicants for a term tenure track, full-time academic appointment at the level of Assistant Professor.  We offer the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of clinicians, physician-scientists, as well as clinical/basic science, and translational investigators.  The successful candidate will closely interact with the many ongoing research programs of the department focusing on carcinogenesis and prevention, treatment, biomarker development, and other projects in support of personalized medicine.  Specific emphasis in immunology, genomics and biomarker development across the landscape of lung cancer is required. The faculty member will have access to THNMO’s substantial patient resources, core facilities, animal models, thoracic molecular pathology laboratories, and educational/training programs.  THNMO is currently funded by a NIH Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs), the MD Anderson Lung Cancer Moon Shot, and other programmatic and peer-reviewed grants that facilitate the department’s translational research initiatives.

Responsibilities will include laboratory and clinical research programs, clinical care, and teaching in the Department of Thoracic/Head and Neck Medical Oncology.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an independently-funded translational laboratory research program, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaborations, peer-reviewed funding, and high-impact publications.

Applicants should hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Texas and must possess an MD with Board Eligibility or Board Certification in the subspecialty of medical oncology.  Successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise in thoracic medical oncology clinical research.

In order to ensure full consideration, please send curriculum vitae, letter of application, and list of three to five references to: Sheryl Vick, Department Administrator, Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 432, Houston, Texas, 77030, or via email at

Req #: 00089492 - 210915

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.


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