Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track
The Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics (ICT, the Phase I program) at MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applicants for a full-time academic, clinician-investigators at the rank of Assistant or Associate professor. The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications. Successful candidates should have demonstrated interest, expertise and leadership in drug development, and Phase I trials. The applicant will be intelligent with outstanding analytical, patient centered care and communication skills. Furthermore, must have emotional intelligence and a compassionate and positive manner with patients so that he/she will be able to provide care for patients with diverse malignancies, both in the outpatient and on the inpatient service.
Responsibilities will include: clinical care, clinical and translational research, teaching, representing the department in national and international meetings, and serving as a mentor/advisor for research and clinical fellows, residents and students. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and lead an innovative clinical trials program, with an emphasis on novel therapeutics and biomarker-driven trials and obtain independent peer-reviewed funding.
Applicants should hold or be eligible for medical licensure in Texas and must possess either an MD or MD/PhD with Board Eligibility or Board Certification or equivalent in oncology.
In order to ensure full consideration, please send curriculum vitae, letter of application, and list of three to five references to: Funda Meric-Bernstam, M.D., Department Chair, Department of Investigational Cancer Therapeutics, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Unit 455, 1400 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, Texas, 77030; email@example.com.
Req #: 00049981- 220415
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