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Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas (US)
Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Closing date
Mar 29, 2024

Department of General Oncology

Req #: 00099459
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Division of Cancer Medicine is an administrative unit formed to provide strategic direction and coordination of all activities within the disciplines of malignant hematology and solid tumor oncology. The Division leverages the institution's resources to foster excellence in these fields and support specialized programs. Refer to the Division of Cancer Medicine web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The Fellowship Program Director in Hematology and Medical Oncology will oversee all educational and training initiatives for the Division of Cancer Medicine, including Graduate Medical Education (GME) Clinical Programs. The fellowship program is fully accredited by the ACGME and is currently approved for 42 trainees. This position will require close collaboration with program administrators, departmental/divisional administrators, section chiefs, section site directors, division heads and the Office of Graduate Medical education. The Fellowship Program Director will play a pivotal leadership role in aligning departmental efforts with the strategic goals and programs of the Division and the institution.

The selected individual will be expected to have 50% educational effort, 40% clinical effort in an ambulatory setting and inpatient service in their designated subspecialty, 5% administrative effort, and 5% research effort.


  • M.D., D.O., or M.D./Ph.D. degree.
  • Board eligible or board certified in Medical Oncology and/or Hematology.
  • Board eligible or Licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support.
  • Excellent clinical skills and a commitment to excellence in patient care.


Required: Demonstrated administrative experience and at least three years of participation as an active core faculty member in an ACGME-accredited internal medicine residency or hematology or medical oncology fellowship. Prior experience as an associate program director or program director is preferred.

Showcased effectiveness as an academic oncologist, with a background in clinical or translational research, as well as program or practice management, including hands-on laboratory experience.

Interested applicants should send a curriculum vitae, cover letter, and three references from individuals at the appointment academic rank or higher to:

Kandice K. McLeod, Ed.S, M.Ed
Associate Director, Educational Programs

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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