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Opportunities are currently available in the following areas of expertise:


Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Req #: 00010975-140415
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment


The Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine is recruiting an anesthesiologist at the rank of assistant or associate professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA) to develop and maintain a clinical anesthesia practice for surgical, diagnostic and therapeutic procedures for patients referred to MD Anderson. Refer to the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Primary Functions:

Perform accepted procedures commonly used to render the patient insensible to pain during the performance of surgical, diagnostic, therapeutic, and other pain-producing clinical maneuvers. Support life functions during the period in which anesthesia is administered, including induction and intubation procedures. Provide appropriate pre-anesthesia and post-anesthesia management of the patient; and provide consultations relating to various other forms of patient care, such as respiratory therapy and emergency cardiopulmonary resuscitation, and special problems in pain relief.

Specific Duties:

Preoperative evaluation and reasonable explanation of the proposed anesthetic procedure to the patient; appropriate premedication of the patient in conjunction with the house staff; administration of anesthesia to the patient on the basis of the ASA guidelines, i.e. the anesthesiologist will be personally responsible for the conduct of the selected anesthetic and will be immediately available at all times to fulfill this responsibility; documentation of post-operative visit or visits as indicated; provide role model in anesthesiology as a practitioner for faculty, fellows, residents, and other trainees rotating through the department; provide peer review for assessing the clinical practice  within the department.

Education/Teaching:

Provide a balanced and integrated educational program in anesthesiology for fellows, residents, and other trainees who rotate through the Department of Anesthesiology. After comprehensive review and analysis, develop, implement, provide, and evaluate the written learning materials for the specific graduate curriculum in anesthesiology, as required by the department. Participate in, develop, and implement specific continuing education programs pertaining to anesthesiology. Attend and participate in division teaching and continuing education conferences.

The applicant should be board certified in anesthesiology from the American Board of Anesthesiology or be fully trained in the examination system.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Thomas F. Rahlfs, M.D., Chair
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine, Unit 409
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Holcomb Blvd
Houston,TX 77030

Phone: 713-792-6910
Email: trahlfs@mdanderson.org


Breast Medical Oncology

Req #: 00010047-140205
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure


The Department of Breast Medical Oncology, is seeking applicants for an open rank, term tenure position. Physicians with clinical expertise in breast cancer, strong laboratory research and active translational research interests in breast cancer are strongly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in ongoing research with world-class physician scientists within MD Anderson. The program is comprised of dynamic interdisciplinary leading clinicians and researchers dedicated to improving prevention, detection, diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of breast cancer. The selected candidate will assist with mentoring young faculty, fellows, and other trainees, and contribute to the overall mission of the department.

The successful candidate will have a background that demonstrates their ability to work synergistically with both lab-based and clinical faculty. Applicants should 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 clinical or basic research. MD Anderson offers many opportunities in a growing and vibrant research, clinical, and training environment.

The salary range is competitive and is based on the applicant’s qualifications. Interested applicants should 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:

Stephenie Mitchell, Operations Manage
Email: Smitchel@mdanderson.org


Clinical Cancer Prevention

Req #: 00025540-140310
Job Title: Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Tenure-Track


The Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention is recruiting an M.D. or M.D./ Ph.D. fellowship-trained medical oncologist at the rank of assistant or associate professor, term tenure-track. We are seeking clinicians interested in cancer prevention, risk assessment, cancer genetics, or early detection of cancer. We are particularly focused on recruiting experts in gastrointestinal, breast, or lung cancer prevention. Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified in medical oncology, and be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas.  The position will involve clinical service in the Cancer Prevention Center or in organ-specific medical oncology clinics at MD Anderson with protected time for research and education.

The Clinical Cancer Prevention Department is a multidisciplinary department whose members conduct basic, translational, and cancer prevention clinical research, and provide clinical cancer prevention services and education.  The mission of the department is to reduce cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality through multifaceted cancer prevention approaches on the local, national and international levels.  Responsibilities include providing patient care in inpatient and outpatient environments; and  education of students, patients, and fellows.  Department members are encouraged to develop pre-clinical or clinical studies testing novel cancer screening, early detection, risk assessment methods, or novel cancer preventive interventions. The selected individual will be encouraged to develop and conduct early phase cancer prevention trials supported by an ongoing NCI-funded Chemoprevention Consortium award. Collaboration will be encouraged with the many cancer SPORE grant programs at MD Anderson.  Current areas of strength include gastrointestinal, breast, skin, and prostate cancer prevention. Refer to the Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Competitive candidates should have a background and interest in cancer prevention and cancer prevention research with a desire to develop and implement future cancer prevention strategies to improve cancer detection, risk assessment, and prevention.  Highly competitive recruitment packages are available with support for clinical and/or laboratory research programs.

Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

Powel Brown, MD, PhD, Professor and Chair
Department of Clinical Cancer Prevention, Unit 1360
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PO Box 301439
Houston, Texas  77230-4679

Email:  kdhenry@mdanderson.org


Diagnostic Radiology


Req #: 00065876-140417
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking applicants for a radiologist at the rank of  assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment to serve within the Section of Breast Imaging. The position reports to the section chief, who reports to the department chair of Diagnostic Radiology, who reports to the division head of Diagnostic Imaging. The Department of Diagnostic Radiology provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to patients with tumors. It is the largest department of the five departments within the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. It is also the largest department within the institution. Refer to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The Section of Breast Imaging is an administrative unit that provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to screen, diagnose and follow up breast conditions. In the discharge of the Institution's mission, members of the section provide:

  • Excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for the patients who have or may have cancer;
  • Mammographic, ultrasound and other radiologic procedures in a cost-effective environment;
  • Programs and projects conducted to advance fundamental or clinical understanding of cancer; 
  • Education for medical students, residents, fellows and pre- and post-graduate scientists; and
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to clinical care, research and education.

Functional Responsibilities

Members of the Breast Imaging Section are appointed upon the recommendation of the division head and chair, and report to the section chief for day-to-day operations. Under the direction of the section chief, members of the section are responsible for high standards in breast imaging, breast screening, clinical care, research and education. These responsibilities require the ability to reason deductively, act decisively, communicate verbally and in writing with a wide variety of persons, interact with highly sophisticated technology and understand complicated and comprehensive concepts, technologies and documents.

Key Functions

Administration
Section members advise and support the section chief. These duties require a sense of team spirit that emphasizes cooperative effort on behalf of patient care, advancement of the specialty and education of students, technologists and physicians. Serve on institutional and hospital committees, as requested. Listen to deliberations and provide verbal feedback as necessary.

Education/Teaching
Fully participate in focused educational programs for patients, technologists and physicians at various levels of training. Requires the ability to develop and implement such programs and communicate appropriately with any trainee as necessary.

Research
Actively engage in clinical and/or basic research and scholarly activity in keeping with the goals of the division and institution. Requires the ability to assess research opportunity and potential, to develop and coordinate research programs, to identify and make application for funding support.

Extramural Service
Represent the Department of Diagnostic Radiology in local, regional, state, and national matters pertaining to the field of Imaging and Image Guided Intervention Research.

Patient Care
Section members are responsible for discharge of clinical activity in the section wherever those facilities may be located. The section member must have mobility to travel to any required location and be able to deliver the required standard of clinical care at any site. The minimum standard is the practice of clinical diagnostic radiology in an exemplary manner according to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology. The members of the section must be able to perform the various procedures that fall within the scope of Breast Imaging as well as follow-up of patients under their care. They must be capable of providing clinical consultation in the area of Breast Imaging for referring physicians.

Required Qualifications
Medical degree
Board certification by the American Board of Radiology
Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support

Additional Qualifications
Post residency training in Breast Imaging

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references to:

Wei Yang, M.D.
Section Chief, Breast Imaging
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology
Attention: Patricia Hon, Unit 1459
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: plhon@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00065477-140225
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking applicants for a radiologist at the rank of assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA) to serve within the Section of Breast Imaging. The position reports to the section chief, who reports to the department chair of Diagnostic Radiology, who reports to the division head of Diagnostic Imaging.

The Section of Breast Imaging is an administrative unit that provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to screen, diagnose and follow up breast conditions. In the discharge of the Institution's mission, members of the section provide:

  • Excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for the patients who have or may have cancer
  • Mammographic, ultrasound and other radiologic procedures in a cost-effective environment
  • Programs and projects conducted to advance fundamental or clinical understanding of cancer
  • Education for medical students, residents, fellows and pre- and post-graduate scientists
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to clinical care, research and education

Refer to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Functional Responsibilities:

Under the direction of the section chief, members of the section are responsible for high standards in breast imaging, breast screening, clinical care, research and education.

Administration: Advise and support the section chief. These duties require a sense of team spirit that emphasizes cooperative effort on behalf of patient care, advancement of the specialty and education of students, technologists and physicians. Serve on institutional and hospital committees, as requested.

Education/Teaching: Fully participate in focused educational programs for patients, technologists and physicians at various levels of training.

Research: Actively engage in clinical and/or basic research and scholarly activity in keeping with the goals of the division and institution. Requires the ability to assess research opportunity and potential, to develop and coordinate research programs and to identify and make application for funding support.

Extramural Service: Represent the Department of Diagnostic Radiology in local, regional, state, and national matters pertaining to the field of imaging and image guided intervention research.

Patient Care: Responsible for discharge of clinical activity in the section wherever the facilities are located. The minimum standard is the practice of clinical diagnostic radiology in an exemplary manner according to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical degree.
  • Board certification by the American Board of Radiology.
  • Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
  • Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Post residency training in breast imaging

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references to:

Wei Yang, M.D.
Section Chief, Breast Imaging
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology
Attention: Patricia Hon, Unit 1459
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: plhon@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00010301-140130
Job Title: Professor, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Diagnostic Radiology seeks a senior faculty member at the rank of professor, term tenure track with a proven track record and passion for the mentoring and development of fellows and faculty in clinical or/basic science research relevant to radiology. The department provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to patients with tumors. Refer to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The institution has a wealth of resources and has a collaborative spirit. The candidate will be a member of the abdominal imaging section which consists of 43 faculty who provide comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to screen, diagnose, stage and follow-up on patients with cancer involving the chest, abdomen and pelvis.

Functional Responsibilities:

Members of the abdominal Imaging section are appointed upon the recommendation of the division head and chair, and report to the section chief for day-to-day operations. Members of the section are responsible for high standards in abdominal imaging, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, ultrasonography imaging, clinical care, research and education. Advise and support the section chief. Serve on institutional and hospital committees, as requested. Fully participate in focused educational programs for patients, technologists and physicians at various levels of training. Actively engage in clinical and/or basic research and scholarly activity in keeping with the goals of the division and institution. Requires the ability to assess research opportunity and potential, to develop and coordinate research programs, to identify and make application for funding support. The minimum standard is the practice of clinical diagnostic radiology in an exemplary manner according to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical degree
  • Board certification by the American Board of Radiology
  • Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Post residency training in Abdominal Imaging

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references to:

Aliya Qayyum, M.D.
Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology
Attn: Patricia Hon, Unit 1459
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: plhon@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00054772-140130
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Diagnostic Radiology seeks a faculty member, open rank, term tenure track with a passion for clinical /or basic science research relevant to radiology. The department provides comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to patients with tumors. Refer to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The institution has a wealth of resources and has a collaborative spirit. The candidate will be a member of the abdominal imaging section which consists of 43 faculty who provide comprehensive diagnostic imaging services to screen, diagnose, stage and follow-up on patients with cancer involving the chest, abdomen and pelvis.

Functional Responsibilities:

Members of the Abdominal Imaging section are appointed upon the recommendation of the division head and chair, and report to the section chief for day-to-day operations. Members of the section are responsible for high standards in abdominal imaging, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, ultrasonography imaging, clinical care, research and education. Advise and support the section chief. Serve on institutional and hospital committees, as requested. Fully participate in focused educational programs for patients, technologists and physicians at various levels of training. Actively engage in clinical and/or basic research and scholarly activity in keeping with the goals of the division and institution. Requires the ability to assess research opportunity and potential, to develop and coordinate research programs, to identify and make application for funding support. The minimum standard is the practice of clinical diagnostic radiology in an exemplary manner according to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Radiology.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical degree
  • Board certification by the American Board of Radiology
  • Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • Certification in Basic Life Support or Advanced Cardiac Life Support
  • Post residency training in Abdominal Imaging

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references to:

Aliya Qayyum, M.D.
Section Chief, Abdominal Imaging
Professor, Diagnostic Radiology
Attn:Patricia Hon, Unit 1459
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: mailto:plhon@mdanderson.org


General Internal Medicine

Req #: 00060498-140408
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of General Internal Medicine is seeking a dynamic physician for a full time open rank, clinical faculty appointment as a clinical immunologist/ rheumatologist. We seek candidates with strong knowledge in clinical immunology and rheumatology, interest in academia, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Candidates must possess an MD degree, be board-certified in internal medicine and board-certified or board-eligible in rheumatology. Candidates with additional board certification in allergy and immunology will be strongly considered. The selected candidate will be expected to provide clinical care to cancer patients with autoimmune and rheumatic diseases, and to patients who develop inflammatory adverse events with the use of cancer immunotherapy. While this position is primarily clinical, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in other academic activities including collaborative research, teaching of residents and fellows, and institutional administrative activities. Refer to the Department of General Internal Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and list of two to three references to:

Carmen Escalante, M.D.
Department of General Internal Medicine, Unit 1465
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P. O. Box 301402, Houston, TX 77030

Email: cescalan@mdanderson.org


Gynecologic Oncology & Reproductive Medicine

Req #: 00065110-140109
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine is recruiting a gynecologic oncologist at the rank of assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA). The Gynecologic Oncology practice includes 35 clinical practitioners. The candidate’s major responsibility will be providing diagnostic and consultative services to referring physicians and MD Anderson physicians on patients referred to the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine for evaluation and treatment. This includes, but is not limited to, diagnostic, surgical, and therapeutic procedures necessary for the total care of the patient with gynecologic cancer and resulting complications. Refer to the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The candidate must have advanced knowledge of clinical pharmacology as applied to cancer chemotherapy and biological agents.  An active Texas Medical License and DEA license is required. Board eligibility or certification in gynecology oncology is preferred. Major research interests may/should include the ability to initiate or participate in clinical or laboratory research projects in the field of gynecologic oncology.  May participate in clinical or translational research.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, names and addresses of at least three references and a brief synopsis of experience and career goals to:

Karen Lu, M.D.
Chair, Department of Gyn Onc & Reproductive Medicine, Unit 1362
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1155 Pressler Street
Houston, TX 77030

Email: khlu@mdanderson.org
Phone: 713-745-8902


Head & Neck Surgery (Ophthalmology)

Req #: 00035771-140205
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery seeks applicants for an assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment with a focus on neuro-ophthalmology. Candidates must be board-eligible or board-certified in ophthalmology, and must have completed a fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology or have equivalent experience.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas.

The position will involve a high volume inpatient and consultative practice with a focus on patients with ophthalmic and systemic malignancies. There will be ample opportunities for clinical research in a multi-disciplinary environment.  Responsibilities will include teaching of residents and fellows. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent qualifications in education, clinical care and research. Refer to the Department of Head and Neck Surgery Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

Dan Gombos, MD, FACS, Professor and Chief
Section of Ophthalmology
Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Unit 1445
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
P.O. Box 301402
Houston, Texas 77230-1402

Email: agreen@mdanderson.org
Phone: 713-792-1154                      


Leukemia

Req #: 00028641-130821
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Leukemia seeks an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. clinician scientist to join its full-time faculty at the rank of assistant professor, term tenure track or associate professor, term tenure. Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible. This opportunity provides a dedicated clinical research effort to actively engage in cutting-edge translational research with potential relevance to the biology of hematologic malignancies. Multiple opportunities for collaboration with scientists within the institution, faculty mentorship, and a joint faculty appointment in the University of Texas Graduate School of Biological Sciences is available. A clinical research start-up package is available. The selected applicant should have expertise in hematology, two years' prior clinical research experience and proof of scientific accomplishments. The candidate will be responsible for leading an innovative clinical research program. Refer to the Department of Leukemia Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, three professional references and a 2-3 page synopsis to:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Hagop M. Kantarjian, M.D., Professor and Chair
Attn: David Rosas
Department of Leukemia, Unit 0428
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Houston, TX 77030-4009


Neurosurgery

Req #: 00048197-131023
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Position (CFA)

 

The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking applicants for an assistant professor,clinical faculty appointment.  This is a faculty position responsible to the chair of the Department of Neurosurgery who reports to the head of the Division of Surgery.  The individual will provide clinical expertise in patient care management and an appropriate teaching environment for fellows, residents and students in the specialty of neurosurgery. A Texas Medical License and board certification in neurosurgical surgery is required. Refer to the Department of Neurosurgery Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should email inquiries and curriculum vitae to:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Raymond Sawaya, M.D.
Chair, Department of NeurosurgeryPO Box 301402
Houston, TX 77030

Email: rsawaya@mdanderson.org
Phone: 713-563-8749


Nuclear Medicine

Req #: 00010315-140122
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track


The Department of Nuclear Medicine has an opening for a clinician qualified to work in the field of nuclear medicine at the rank of assistant professor or higher, term tenure track. The Sections of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Clinical Nuclear Medicine (CNM) are administrative units that provide comprehensive, diagnostic and therapeutic services within the Department of Nuclear Medicine.  Faculty within these sections provide (1) excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for an oncologic patient population; (2) nuclear imaging and therapeutic procedures in a cost effective environment; (3) programs and projects conducted to advance fundamental or clinical understanding of oncology; (4) education for medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and technologists; and (5) multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to patient care, research, prevention and education.

Essential Functions:

  • Develop a strategic plan for advanced imaging efforts and manage, prioritize, and budget resources effectively for patient care and clinical research projects.
  • Contribute time to performing administrative actions in order to adhere to institutional policies and procedures.
  • Practice clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine in an exemplary manner according to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Boards of Nuclear Medicine, or its equivalent, for oncology, cardiac imaging and neurologic imaging.
  • Perform the procedures that fall within the scope of their privileges and credentials for diagnostic nuclear medicine and therapy as granted by the University of Texas Board of Regents on the recommendation of the Credentials Committee and the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.
  • Responsible for execution of patient care activity in multiple clinic locations.
  • Develop an independent research program in nuclear medicine and lead in collaborative research in the use of novel tracers for biomedical imaging in oncologic care, with the support of the section chief(s) and chair.
  • Assess and seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support clinical research. Requires completion of grant applications and contracts, budget development and resource analysis. Requires the ability to research opportunities and potential; to develop and coordinate research programs; to identify, apply for and obtain independent extramural peer reviewed funding from federal agencies; and to develop meaningful relationships with industry partners and private organizations.
  • Provide a focused educational program for patients, trainees, technologists and physicians at various levels of training.
  • Serve on committees and task forces, as requested by; and discharge tasks as assigned or requested by the section chief(s), department chair or division head.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

  • Medical Degree
  • Board Certification by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine
  • Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners
  • ACLS certification upon 90 days of employment

Preferred Qualifications: Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references to:

Chair, Nuclear Medicine Search Committee, Unit 1483
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PO Box 301402, Houston, TX 77230-1402

Email: nmsearch@mdanderson.org


Pathology

Req #: 00060453-140401
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Pathology, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is seeking applicants for an open rank, clinical faculty appointment (CFA) to assume diagnostic patient care responsibilities by (a) serving as a GI surgical pathologist in subspecialty rotation(s) and (b) developing and implementing basic or clinical and translational research in the subspecialty field of surgical pathology appropriate for faculty rank. Refer to the Department of Pathology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Essential Functions:

Patient Care

  • Self-motivated, highly energetic, committed and conscientious professional who communicates and relates well to others at the professional, technical and administrative levels.
  • Visually review, evaluate and correctly interpret medical records, patient data, patient specimens and other test results based on previous training, experience and knowledge.
  • Visually identify specimen make-up, contents and/or components viewed through a microscope and integrate this information into diagnostic and biologically relevant information.
  • Visually read reactions on slides, and be familiar with electron micrographs, histograms, and other image analysis systems.
  • Comprehend relevance of printed results and correlate patient data with clinical research findings.
  • Ensure that Quality Control standards are implemented and that the laboratory in which he/she is working complies with the CAP, JCAHO, FDA, Medicare, and CLIA regulations for accreditation.

Research and Development

  • Show track record of scholarly accomplishments in clinical, applied and/or investigational aspects of a subspecialty within surgical pathology.
  • Develop and maintain an independent research program.
  • Show commitment to the clinical, applied and/or investigational aspects of surgical pathology.
  • Collaborate with other investigators at MD Anderson and outside this institution.
  • Prove ability to design, execute, interpret and integrate scientific data for publication in peer-reviewed journals and grant applications.
  • Seek government and/or private agency support from his/her independent research.

Education

  • Show track record of educational activities, such as, lectures, training, seminars and workshops.
  • Train fellows, post-doctoral fellows, medical students, technologists and laboratory personnel.

Administrative

  • Give theoretical guidance and technical assistance to laboratory personnel.
  • Interview applicants, evaluate laboratory personnel on their job performance, and make hire, terminate, promotion and merit recommendations.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowedge in field of general surgical pathology, and appropriate subspecialty interest.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and names and addresses of at least three references to:

Victor G. Prieto, M.D., Ph.D
Chair ad interim, Department of , Unit 85
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX  77030

Email: vprieto@mdanderson.org


Radiation Physics

Req #: 00010450-140219
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Radiation Physics is seeking a clinically oriented therapeutic medical physicist at the rank of assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA). The candidate’s primary duties will be to support external beam radiotherapy treatments and brachytherapy including special procedures, such as 4DCT, SBRT, IORT and PDR and HDR gynecological treatments. The candidate will participate in quality assurance for our EBRT treatment machines, CT-simulators and HDR & PDR units; also participate in special projects and other assignments as needed.

The ideal candidate will have a PhD in Medical Physics and a certification from the ABR or a certificate of equivalency. Strong candidates who have completed, or are in the process of completing, a CAMPEP approved residency will be considered.  Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a large team are a must for the successful candidate. MD Anderson treats over 5000 patients per year at our main location on 11 Varian iX, 4 Varian TrueBeam and 2 Elekta Versa linear accelerators as well as with HDR and PDR units. Refer to the Department of Radiation Physics Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and a copy of their curriculum vitae to:

Linda Stall, Operations Manager
Department of Radiation Physics, Unit 94
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77030

Email: LStall@mdanderson.org


Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery

Req #: 00065416-140310
Job Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)


The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery in the Division of Surgery seeks applicants for a full time vascular surgery position at the rank of associate professor, clinical faculty appointment. The candidate must be an established academic vascular surgeon with a distinguished record in clinical or translational research. The candidate must be certified in vascular surgery by the American Board of Surgery and be eligible for licensure in the state of Texas.

The Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery has an outstanding track record of multidisciplinary cancer care; productive collaborative clinical, translational and basic science research; outstanding educational programs; and collaborative prevention and quality of life initiatives. The research programs in the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery emphasize the cellular and molecular biology of thoracic cancers and incorporate that knowledge into the development of novel cancer prevention and treatment strategies. The Section of Vascular Surgery joins in the research programs and seeks to enhance the focus of research efforts focused on vascular oncology.  Refer to the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The position provides an outstanding opportunity for an applicant who has established expertise in an academic environment that includes significant experience in clinical care, research, and education. The successful candidate must possess leadership skills, as well as exceptional skills in open and endovascular surgery with demonstrated expertise in clinical practice, teaching and research. The position includes participation in the education efforts for the ACGME accredited cardiothoracic fellowship program.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and references along with a supplemental narrative statement to address qualifications by June 6, 2014 to:

Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery Search Committee
Attention: Tam T. Huynh, MD
Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery, Unit 1489
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Hermann Pressler Dr.
Houston, TX 77030

Email:  TamHuynh@mdanderson.org



The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, disability or veteran status except where 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. Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.


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