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Opportunities are currently available in the following areas of expertise:


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 #: 00037803-140807
Job Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

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 Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking applicants for a radiologist, Associate Professor, 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:

(1) excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for the patients who have or may have cancer; (2) mammographic, ultrasound and other radiologic procedures in a cost-effective environment;

(3) programs and projects conducted to advance fundamental or clinical understanding of cancer; 

(4) education for medical students, residents, fellows and pre- and post-graduate scientists; and

(5) interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to clinical care, research and education.

Functional Responsibilities:

The members of the Breast Imaging section are appointed upon the recommendation of the Division Head and Chairman, 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

1. 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. Review documents pertaining to committee functions.

2. 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. Community outreach programs will require travel beyond the Medical Center.

3. 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.

4.. 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. Will require traveling to sites outside of the Houston area and, upon return, disseminating the information obtained or learned by sharing with department colleagues verbally or in writing.

5. 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, Office Manager
        Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Unit 1459
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston, TX 77030

        Email: mailto:plhon@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00010559-140905
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Diagnostic Radiology seeks a term tenure track faculty member with experience and interest in mentorship and development of fellows and junior faculty in clinical or basic science research. MD Anderson is a worldwide leader in Oncology, and provides an environment rich in opportunity for research collaborations. The abdominal imaging section comprises a large team of 41 faculty dedicated to advancing knowledge and management of cancer patients, including early detection within high risk groups, accurate diagnosis with state-of the art imaging techniques, and early prediction of therapeutic response. A strong academic or innovative record, leadership interest, well-developed communication and mentoring skills are desirable. The Division of Diagnostic imaging is committed to advancing research opportunities within academic radiology with recent opening of the Center for Cancer and Biologic Imaging housing teams of basic scientists, imaging physicists, and faculty with interests in pre-clinical and translational research. In addition, the Division of Diagnostic Imaging will be implementing a dedicated research track for fellows to foster a generation of academic radiologists grounded in research methodology and equipped to obtain extramural funding.  Refer to the Department of Diagnostic Radiology web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The qualified candidate must have medical degree, certification in BCLS or ACLS, board certification by the American Board of Radiology and licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Candidate must also have post-residency training in Abdominal Imaging.

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

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

        Email: plhon@mdanderson.org


Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders

Req #: 00066258-140917
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment

 

The Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders seeks a talented clinician to join the faculty as an expert consultant in oncologic endocrinology and endocrine disorders in a cancer population.

Key clinical responsibilities will involve providing state-of-the-art care for patients with a broad array of benign and malignant endocrine tumors, including of the pituitary, adrenal, parathyroid, and thyroid glands.  Expert consultation and direct management of endocrine and metabolic disorders in patients with cancer, such as diabetes and osteoporosis, is also expected, as well as supervision of trainees and expert nurse practitioners on the inpatient consultation services.  Additionally, the position will offer an opportunity for pursuit of a clinical research program or quality improvement efforts in endocrinology.

Requirements include M.D. degree, specialty certification in internal medicine and subspecialty certification (or eligibility) in endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism, and eligibility to obtain a license to practice medicine in Texas.  Refer to the Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders Web page for information about the department and its programs.

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

        Mimi Hu, M.D.
        The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
        Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders - unit 1461
        P.O. Box 301402 - Unit 1461
        Houston, Texas 77230


Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition

Req #: 00066259-140611
Job Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition is seeking applicants for an associate professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA). The department consists of gastroenterologists, laboratory-based scientists and other colleagues working together to provide the highest level of care for patients with a wide variety of gastrointestinal disorders including preneoplastic and malignant conditions. The patient population consists of patients at risk for, or diagnosed with gastrointestinal malignancies (i.e., esophageal, gastric, colorectal, anal, hepatobiliary and pancreatic cancers). Special programs are established for diagnosis and management of individuals with hereditary colon cancers and for diagnosis of primary tumors of unknown origin. Refer to the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The primary purpose of the position is to provide comprehensive clinical expertise, patient care management related to Endoscopy procedures, clinic, in-patient service and establish and maintain an appropriate teaching environment for fellows specializing in gastroenterology. Services the daily operation of the Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition Program through clinical judgment, innovative research, education and independent decision making.

Education/Licensure/Certification Requirements:

  • MD degree or equivalent
  • Current license or eligibility to practice medicine in the state of Texas
  • Internal Medicine board certification by the ABIM

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

        Dr. Lopa Mishra, Chair
        Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1400 Pressler St., FCT13.6036, Unit 1466
        Houston, Texas 77030

        Email:  lmishra@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


General Oncology


Req #: 00066226-140611
Job Title: Assistant /Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of General Oncology in the Division of Cancer Medicine is currently seeking an associate/assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA). The successful candidate will establish a successful robust clinical practice and educational program in the field of medical oncology as applied to integrative medicine, and participate in research activities in the department.  Responsibilities will include providing clinical expertise in patient care management, participation and contributing to research studies, administrative duties, education and teaching.

The successful candidate will have a medical degree and be board certified or board eligible in hematology/oncology. Salary is competitive and the benefits package is outstanding.

Refer to the Department of General Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs. Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to:

        Michael Fisch, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair
        Department of General Oncology, Unit 410
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard
        Houston, Texas 77030


Req #: 00066227-140611
Job Title: Assistant /Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of General Oncology in the Division of Cancer Medicine is currently seeking an assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment (CFA) for the Lyndon B. Johnson (LBJ) Program.The LBJ Program is committed to caring for the underserved cancer patients within the Harris Health System and educating future generations of medical oncologists. This program includes providing research-driven patient care and developing educational programs for students, residents, and fellows.   Refer to the Department of General Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The ideal candidate will be a medical oncologist looking for a clinician educator position with research opportunities. The successful candidate will have a medical degree and be board certified or board eligible in hematology/oncology.  Salary is competitive and the benefits package is outstanding.   Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a brief synopsis of experience and interest to:

        Michael Fisch, M.D., M.P.H., Professor and Chair
        Department of General Oncology, Unit 462
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard
        Houston, Texas 77030


Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine

Req #: 00067207-140926
Job Title: Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine is recruiting a gynecologic oncologist at the rank of associate 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.

Essential Functions

  • Provides accurate diagnosis and assessment of patients to determine appropriate treatment plan and follow-up care. Must be familiar with current diagnostic and treatment practices for gynecologic and related cancers. Requires considerable exercise of expertise, judgment, and analytical skill. May consult with other department physicians and/or other MD Anderson physicians to confirm or validate diagnosis and treatment.
  • Must be able to perform radical pelvic operations independently. Includes minimally invasive surgery and/or  robotic surgical techniques. Surgical procedures shall include, but shall not be limited to:  radical hysterectomy, pelvic exenterations (total, anterior, and posterior), lymphadenectomy (including inguinal, pelvic, and para-aortic regions), vaginal or abdominal hysterectomy with associated salpingo-oophorectomy, urinary diversion or reconstruction procedures, omentectomy and omental transfer, segmental bowel resection with or without reanastomosis, intestinal by-pass procedures, hypogastric artery ligation, and other surgical procedures accepted as appropriate in the treatment of gynecologic cancer. Must be able to manipulate surgical instruments using both hands. Requires use of head light, protective shields, head gear, gloves, mask, and surgical scrubs during surgical procedures performed in the operating room and as necessary in the outpatient setting. Must be familiar with equipment used in the operating room and in the care and treatment of gynecologic oncology patients. Must be able to stand for long periods of time without breaks for rest or meals, when performing surgical procedures and attending to patients' needs.
  • Must be familiar with and able to independently perform patient evaluations, history and physical examinations, central venous catheter insertion, paracentesis, thoracentesis, endometrial biopsy, cryosurgery, cystoscopy, proctoscopy, colposcopy and needle biopsy.  Assess patients for protocol eligibility. Explains protocol and treatment options to patients. Answers questions regarding treatment.  Requires good verbal assessment skills in face-to-face and telephone encounters. Must be able to lift, move, or assist from examination table, or in wheelchair, patients weighing up to 200 pounds. Walks to and from the clinic, emergency room, operating room, hospital inpatient floor, and other areas of the MD Anderson complex to perform patient examinations and rounds and to attend meetings and other departmental and institutional functions. Position will require travel and driving to and from Regional Care Centers and the main campus of MD Anderson for patient care and meetings. Position may require coverage for Gynecologic Oncology providers in other Regional Care Centers beyond the primary assignment.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of clinical pharmacology as applied to cancer chemotherapy and biological agents.  Responsible for patient selection, drug selection, drug administration, and treatment of toxic side effects. Administers cancer therapeutic agents systemically, applies anticancer agents topically, instills therapeutic agents intraperitoneally.
  • Requires entering of notes in the medical record and dictation of supportive reports (clinic notes, history and physical, primary medical evaluation, operative reports, progress notes, admission notes, consultative reports, medication orders, procedure notes, discharge notes, discharge notes, death summaries) via telephone dictation system. Requires thorough knowledge and understanding of medical record transcription procedures, documentation procedures, record retrieval/maintenance procedures, and confidentiality and release of medical record information. Insures that medical record documentation is accurate and up-to-date at all times and follows institutional and local hospital policies. Prepare, review and timely submit proper coding and charge capture documents through the utilization of electronic billing applications as available and supported by the institution.
  • Must be in full concordance with the employment rules and regulations established by the University of Texas Board of Regents, including initial appointment policies, review procedures, annual physical examination requirements, and institutional assignments. Must also be familiar and in concordance with Constitution and Bylaws of the Medical Staff and Rules and Regulations of the Medical Staff.  Maintains current status of Texas Medical License, DPS, and DEA licenses.
  • Utilizes a Macintosh computer or PC and keyboard to enter patient data into the Gynecologic Oncology Database, prepare manuscripts, access e-mail and department network server, and prepare slides and graphics for presentations. Requires basic knowledge of computer hardware and software.  Requires the use of basic math skills, the ability to clearly understand and communicate verbal instructions and directions, and the ability to organize and disseminate information in a concise manner.
  • Must be able to work effectively under stress and make decisions regarding patient care issues, and treatment, immediately and independently. Must demonstrate MD Anderson core values of caring, integrity and discovery to patients, clinic and department staff, trainees and colleagues.
  • Demonstrates and provides instruction in diagnostic, surgical and therapeutic procedures to residents, fellows, nurses or para-professionals assigned to, or observing in, the Department of Gynecologic Oncology and Reproductive Medicine. 
  • Participates in departmental or institutional projects or committees as assigned by the Chairman.  Secures membership in local or national associations to promote further education and active involvement in research and specialties related to gynecologic oncology and cancer.
  • Initiates and/or participates in clinical and laboratory research projects in the field of gynecologic oncology. Actively pursues publication of articles in major peer-reviewed journals as a senior author or collaborator. Collaborates with departmental and/or institutional physicians and scientists to participate in ongoing projects, studies and multidisciplinary efforts benefiting the department and institution. Makes presentations on current findings and studies at MD Anderson conferences and local and national conferences.
  • Attends regularly scheduled departmental staff meetings, MD Anderson conferences, special programs, morning conference, rounds, pathology, radiotherapy conferences, and journal club.  Participates in MD Anderson planning conference and Regional Care Center interdisciplinary rounds.
  • Represents the Department in local, regional, state, and national matters. May require traveling to sites outside of the Houston area and, upon return, disseminating the information obtained or learned by sharing with department colleagues verbally or in writing. Participates in community-based tumor boards, disease specific conference and other such meetings. Represents MD Anderson at community events, educational forums, and among referring physician groups across the region.
  • Maintains skills and current expertise in all aspects of patient care. Reads gynecologic oncology and related journals and publications to remain current on affiliated topics and techniques.
  • Prepares documentation required for annual review. Maintains current curriculum vitae in appropriate format.  Must agree to restrict patient treatment in accordance with policies and protocols approved by the department and institution.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Must have an M.D. degree and be board-eligible (board-certified preferred) in Obstetrics and Gynecology.  Must be board-eligible (board certified preferred) in gynecologic oncology.  Must have a current Texas Medical License. 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE

Must have completed post graduate residency and/or fellowship programs, preferably a fellowship gynecologic oncology. 

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 Gynecologic Oncology & 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 and Neck Surgery

Req #: 00011306-140926
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Section of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics of Head and Neck Surgery is  recruiting a fellowship-trained maxillofacial prosthodontist or residency-trained oral medicine/oral maxillofacial surgery specialist at the rank of assistant or associate professor.  Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in their respective discipline, must have completed advanced training in an accredited specialty program, and be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas.  The position will involve a high-volume dental surgical and prosthodontic practice and protected time for clinical research.

A major health services research interest in the department is the development of methodology to measure quality of care, clinical performance, and comparative effectiveness.  The department is committed to improving the quality of care for head and neck cancer patients through supportive care avenues of research and for developing methodologies that are transferable to rural practice.  Refer to the Head and Neck Cancer Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae and names of three references to:

        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        Mark S. Chambers, DMD, MS, Professor and Chief
        Section of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
        Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Unit 1445
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        P.O. Box 301402
        Houston, Texas 77230-1402

        E-mail: agreen@mdanderson.org
        Phone: 713-792-1154


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                      


Req #: 00034006-140521
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, seeks candidates for an assistant professor, clinical faculty position with a focus in ocular immunology, anterior surface disorders and dry eye. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in ophthalmology, and must have completed a fellowship in cornea, medical retina and/or uveitis or have equivalent experience.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas.

The position will involve a high volume medical retina practice with a focus for supporting phase I and phase II clinical protocols.  Patients with ophthalmic and systemic malignancies will form the core of this patient population  There will be ample opportunities for clinical research in a multi-disciplinary environment.  Responsibilities will also 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 send a copy of their curriculum vitae, references, and a research plan describing their academic interests 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

        E-mail: agreen@mdanderson.org
        Phone: 713-792-1154


Req #: 00058134-140806
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Section of Ophthalmology, Department of Head and Neck Surgery is seeking candidates for an assistant professor, clinical faculty appointment with a focus in comprehensive ophthalmology and clinical research protocols. A fellowship in medical retina and/or uveitis is preferred but not required.  Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in ophthalmology.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in the State of Texas. Refer to the Department of Head & Neck Surgery Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  

The position will involve a high volume medical retina practice with a focus for supporting phase I and phase II clinical protocols. Patients with ophthalmic and systemic malignancies will form the core of this patient population. There will be ample opportunities for clinical research in a multi-disciplinary environment. Responsibilities will also include teaching of residents and fellows. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellent qualifications in education, clinical care and research.

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

        Dan Gombos, MD, FACS, Associate 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


Hematopathology

Req #: 00010881-140528
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of  Hematopathology has a term tenure track opening for a hematopathologist who is licensed by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.  Certification in Hematology by the American Board of Pathology is preferred but eligibility to take the board is acceptable. This individual will participate in interpretation, reporting and consulting of bone marrow and lymph node specimens of hematological malignancies.  Preference will be given to candidates with potential for independently funded research.  Over 18,000 bone marrow and lymph node specimens were assessed at this institution during the last fiscal year.  Rank and salary are commensurate with academic background and achievements.  Refer to the Department of Hematopathology for additional information about the department and its programs.

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

        L. Jeffrey Medeiros, M.D.
        Department of Hematopathology, Unit # 072
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        Houston, TX 77030

        Fax: 713-745-0736
        Email: ljmedeiros@mdanderson.org


Imaging Physics

Req #: 00066238-140709
Job Title: Assistant Professor, CFA

The Department of Imaging Physics has an immediate opening at the rank of assistant professor.  The candidate is expected to provide service and expertise primarily in Magnetic Resonance Physics.  This position requires independent clinical and scientific effort in the physics of diagnostic imaging related to MRI. The technical emphasis of the position will be in the evaluation and integration of imaging systems; design, validation and continuous quality improvement and consultation in protocols, consultations regarding patient safety, acceptance testing, and ongoing quality control, including annual system testing.  Participation in appropriate educational programs is also expected.   Refer to the Department of Imaging Physics Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Qualified candidates should hold a Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in Medical Physics from a CAMPEP accredited program and 2 years relevant experience, or Ph.D. or an equivalent degree in a related field and 4 years relevant experience in clinical medical physics.

Interested applicants should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae to:

Jason Stafford, PHD
Department of Imaging Physics, Unit 1472
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1400 Pressler St.
Houston, TX  77030

Email: jstafford@mdanderson.org


Laboratory Medicine

Req #: 00035166-140625
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of Laboratory Medicine currently has an opening for an assistant professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment. The qualified candidate will have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree. Certification in Clinical Pathology or Transfusion Medicine (American Board of Pathology) is preferred. Eligibility to take the Transfusion Medicine board examination is acceptable if the candidate plans to complete board certification within 3 years of employment.

This individual will provide oversight for a busy Transfusion Medicine section in the Department of Laboratory Medicine. The Transfusion Medicine section provides oversight of over 220,000 transfusions per year. The position additionally involves oversight of the MD Anderson Cancer Center Donor Services which collects over 27,000 units of blood and blood products per year. The successful candidate will be involved in scholarly activities and have demonstrated successful independent research and/or collaborative research with clinicians or basic science investigators. Participation in teaching fellows, medical technologists and students is required. Applicants with experience in high volume academic settings and specialized transfusion services are preferred. Refer to the Department of Laboratory Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and three letters of reference (optional) to:

        Elizabeth A. Wagar, M.D.        
        Department of Laboratory Medicine, Unit 0024        
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center        
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030

        Email: eawagar@mdanderson.org        
        Fax: 713-794-1824


Req #: 00040543-141001
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of Laboratory Medicine in the Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine has a vacant position of Assistant Professor for clinical microbiology.

The candidate will serve as the technical director of the Section of Clinical Microbiology, which provides laboratory support for very active infectious diseases, surgery, leukemia, lymphoma and bone marrow transplant teams.  Experience in all areas of microbiology is required, including bacteriology, virology, serology, molecular microbiology, parasitology, mycology, antibiotic susceptibility, and infection control. Participation in teaching of fellows, postdoctoral trainees, and students is required. Refer to the Department of Laboratory Medicine Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

Preference will be given to candidates with a record of scholarly activity and publications, who have demonstrated independent research and/or collaborative research with clinicians or basic science investigators. Experience with new test development is important. Salary is commensurate with experience and academic qualifications. The benefits package is exceptional.  

REQUIRED:     

MD, or MD/PhD in microbiology and fellowship training in clinical microbiology and be board certified by the American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM) or the American Board of Pathology (ABP) (Clinical Pathology and/or Microbiology subspecialty). Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States and eligible for medical license in Texas.

Qualified candidates are invited to submit their curriculum vitae and three letters of reference (optional) to:

        Elizabeth A. Wagar, M.D.
        Department of Laboratory Medicine, Unit 0024
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030

        Email: eawagar@mdanderson.org
        Fax: 713-794-1824


Neuro-Oncology

Req #: 00010264-140820
Job Title: Assistant Professor, CFA

 

The Department of Neuro-Oncology is recruiting for a full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA).

Major responsibilities include:

  • Practice neurology/neuro-oncology in an exemplary manner in standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American College of Physicians, properly balanced with other academic activities.
  • Provide a balanced and integrated educational experience in neurology for residents, medical students and neuro-oncology fellows, and the management of cancer in the central nervous system for those who rotate through the clinical consultative/neurology service.  After comprehensive review and analysis, develop, implement, provide and evaluate the written learning materials for the specific graduate curriculum in neuro-oncology.  Develop and implement specific continuing education programs pertaining to neuro-oncology.  Attend and participate in department/division teaching and continuing education conferences, which require verbal interaction with colleagues and walking to meeting locations throughout the hospital and campus.
  • Develop and maintain a neurology/neuro-oncology practice for patients referred to the MD Anderson Cancer Center.  Provide physician staffing for the outpatient neuro-oncology clinic and the inpatient neurology/neuro-oncology service at a level commensurate with that which would be provided by other clinical neurologist/neuro oncologist with the same level of training and experience.  Visually review for proper ICD-10 and CPT coding and approve all charge documents within 5 working days.  Complete patient documentation for medical records with time frames provided by the institution.  Will require dictating in a clear and concise manner and visual review of documents.  Correspond as appropriate in writing or in telephone conversations with referring physicians regarding patient care and treatment.  Keep abreast of current approaches in the management of patients through attendance at continuing education conferences in the specialty.  This will require listening to and assimilating information from the conference.  Require appropriate consultations for neurology/neuro-oncology therapy patients by phone conversations or in writing to other physicians.
  • Serve on institutional and hospital committees as requested by attending appropriate meetings, which may include walking to meeting sites.  Listen to deliberations and provide verbal feedback as necessary.  Visually review all documents pertaining to committee functions.
  • Strive to be a role model as a practitioner for faculty, fellows, residents and students rotating on the service.
  • Provide peer review for assessing the clinical practice of faculty within the department.
  • Must be able to work within a context of very intense interpersonal relationships including other physicians, patients and subordinates.

Refer to the Department of Neuro-Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae along with three letters of reference to:

        Benjamin W. Anderson, Department Administrator
        Department of Neuro-Oncology, Unit 431
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston TX. 77030

        Email: BWAnderson@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00067299 - 140917
Job Title: Assistant Professor, CFA

 

The Department of Neuro-Oncology, Section of Neuropsychology, is recruiting for a full-time faculty at the rank of Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA).  This faculty member provides clinical expertise in patient care and management for patients with brain tumors, and patients suffering from the neurological effects of cancer on the central nervous system; participates in the teaching of neuropsychology fellows and students; actively engages in the performance of neuropsychology for the department; and oversees the technicians assigned in this area.

Major responsibilities include:

  • Serve on institutional and hospital committees as requested by attending appropriate meetings that may include walking to meeting site(s). Listen to deliberations and provide verbal feedback as necessary.  Visually review all documents pertaining to committee functions.
  • Provide a balanced and integrated educational experience in neuropsychology for students and fellows.
  • Actively engages in clinical research and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment.
  • Represent the department/section in local, regional, state and national matters pertaining to the field of neuropsychology and the effects of cancer on the central nervous system.  Will require traveling to sites outside of the Houston area and, upon return, disseminating the information obtained or learned by sharing with department colleagues verbally or in writing.
  • Practice neuropsychology in an exemplary manner in standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, and the American Psychological Association, properly balanced with other academic activities.
  • Develop and maintain a neuropsychology practice for patients referred to MD Anderson.
  • Provide clinician staffing for the outpatient neuropsychology clinic and the inpatient neuropsychology service at a level commensurate with that that would be provided by other clinical neuropsychologist with the same level of training and experience.
  • Visually review for proper ICD-10 and CPT coding and approve all charge documents within 5 working days.
  • Complete patient documentation for medical records with time forms provided by institutional policy.  Will require dictating in a clear and concise manner, and visual review of documents.
  • Correspond as appropriate in writing or in telephone conversations with referring physicians regarding patient care and treatment.
  • Keep abreast of current approaches in the management of patients through attendance at continuing education specialty conferences.  Requires listening to and assimilating information from the conference.
  • Provide a role model as a practitioner for faculty, fellows, and students rotating on the service.
  • Provide peer review for assessing the clinical practice of faculty within the Section.

Must be able to work within a context of very intense interpersonal relationship including other clinicians, physicians, patients, and subordinates. Refer to the Department of Neuro-Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae along with three letters of reference to:

        Benjamin W. Anderson, Department Administrator
        Department of Neuro-Oncology, Unit 431
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston TX. 77030

        Email: BWAnderson@mdanderson.org


Nuclear Medicine

Req #: 00055673-140917
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

This faculty member will hold a term tenure track position in the Department of Nuclear Medicine within the Division of Diagnostic Imaging.  The faculty member is a clinician and scientist qualified to work in the field of Nuclear Medicine at an Assistant Professor level or higher. The primary academic appointment will be in the Department of Nuclear Medicine.

Functional Responsibilities: 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 and nuclear medicine; (4) education for medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and technologists; and (5) multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to patient-centered imaging, transformative research, prevention and exceptional education.

Essential Functions: Develop and execute a research plan for advanced imaging efforts and manage, prioritize, and budget resources effectively for patient care and laboratory, translational and/or clinical research projects.  The faculty member will practice clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine in an exemplary manner 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.  The faculty will actively engage in laboratory, translational and/or clinical research and scholarly activity that promotes responsible conduct of research within the Department and Institution.   Assess and seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support laboratory, translational and/or 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 opportunities in basic, translational, and/or clinical imaging research areas including: neuroimaging, oncological, vascular, metabolic imaging, and computer-aided diagnosis using various imaging techniques. Participate in bench-to-bedside research opportunities in PET radiochemistry, contrast agent development, cellular and molecular imaging, targeted drug delivery, and innovative image processing and visualization algorithms. Develop research programs to translate imaging into clinical care. Supervise individuals with classified or trainee titles that perform functions related to or directly supporting research.  The faculty will provide a focused educational program for patients, trainees, technologists and physicians at various levels of training.  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
BLS certification upon 90 days of employment

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology
Research activity focused on molecular imaging
Record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications
Prior administrative experience in developing multi-disciplinary research activities
ACLS certification upon 90 days of employment

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

        Chair, Nuclear Medicine Search Committee
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        PO Box 301402, Unit 1483, 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


Req #: 00010460-140829
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Pathology is recruiting for a full-time open rank, term tenure track appointment to assume diagnostic patient care responsibilities in the Department of Pathology, Division of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, by:  (a) serving as a surgical pathologist in the Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology Section (encompassing all rotations including sarcoma molecular diagnostics), and the Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory (solid tumor group); (b) developing and implementing a clinical and translational research program in bone and soft tissue disorders.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Patient Care

  • Must be a self-motivated, highly energetic, committed and conscientious professional who communicates (verbal and written) and relates well to others at the professional, technical and administrative levels.
  • Must be able to recognize limitations and knowledge gaps and seek help from the more experienced team members when there is major impact on patient care. Must seek to remedy knowledge gaps as time permits through independent study and consultation with team members.
  • Must be able to gross all types of soft tissue and bone resection specimens and be able to assist Pathologist Assistants as well as Fellows in tailoring the macroscopic evaluation according to the specimen type and diagnosis as they relate to treatment response and prognosis.
  • Must be able to cover bone and soft tissue frozen sections independently (after an adequate training period has been completed) during regular and late surgery hours as well as all types of frozen sections while on call.
  • Must be able to present cases at Multidisciplinary Planning Conference twice per week.
  • Must be able to visually review, evaluate and correctly interpret medical records, patient data, patient specimens and other test results based on previous training, experience and knowledge.
  • Must be able to correctly diagnose complex and difficult resection and biopsy specimens (after an appropriate training period) and sign them out in accordance with acceptable turnaround time standards at MDACC, following College of American Pathologists (CAP) specimen guidelines and Cancer Protocol synoptic templated reports as implemented in the Bone and Soft Tissue Section.
  • Must be able to understand and interpret clinical genomic pathology and molecular diagnostic results.
  • Must be able to visually read reactions on slides, and be familiar with immunohistochemistry, image analysis systems, and electron micrograph findings.
  • Must be able to comprehend relevance of printed results and correlate patient data with clinical and research findings.
  • Must be able to perform and supervise autopsies on assigned days and when on weekend call, and sign out autopsy cases.
  • Must be able to ensure that Quality Control standards are implemented and that the laboratory in which he/she is working complies with the CAP, Joint Commission, Food and Drug Administration, Center of Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) regulations for accreditation.
  • Must be able to identify and solve problems related to job responsibilities.
  • Must be able to grasp and manipulate specimen containers exercising extreme caution.
  • Must have manual dexterity for various functions with instruments used in diagnosis and research.
  • Must comply with Universal Precautions for tissue and body fluid specimens.

Research and Development

  • Must show commitment to the clinical, applied and/or investigational aspects of sarcoma and soft tissue pathology.
  • Must develop and maintain an independent research program.
  • Must seek government and/or private agency support from his/her independent research.
  • Must be willing and able to collaborate with other investigators at MDACC and outside this institution.
  • Must be able to design, execute, interpret and integrate scientific data for publication in peer-reviewed journals and grant applications.
  • Must show evidence of originality, initiative and potential for growth in research and promise for external recognition.
  • Must have senior-author or co-author (with significant role) publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Qualifications

  • Doctorate-level degree in a field appropriate to faculty role and departmental mission.
  • Licensed to practice medicine in the State of Texas.
  • Board certified (or obtained within departmental timeline), unless exempted.

Education/Experience

  • Must be able to present lectures using visual aids to faculty, fellows, and technical personnel.
  • Must be able to train fellows, post-doctoral fellows, medical students, technologists & lab personnel.
  • At least 5 years experience post medical degree with any combination of time as a clinician, clinical scientist, or GMEtrainee (except specialties with shorter residencies or fellowships).

Administrative

  • Must assure compliance with standards of CAP, JC, FDA, CMS, and CLIA.
  • Must give theoretical guidance and technical assistance to laboratory personnel.
  • Must be able to interview applicants, evaluate laboratory personnel on their job performance, and make hiring, termination, promotion and merit recommendations.
  • Must maintain up-to-date knowledge in the field of bone and soft tissue pathology, molecular diagnostics and general surgical pathology.

Institutional Activities and Extramural Service

  • Must participate as an editor, grant, and/or manuscript reviewer.
  • Must participate in lectures for external courses, Continuing Medical Education, and Grand Rounds.
  • Must participate in off-site conferences.
  • Must participate and/or designate time spent representing MDACC at outside conferences, events, and/or functions.

Refer to the Department of Pathology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.  Interested Applicants should send a C.V. and a list of at least three references to:

        Victor G. Prieto, M.D., Ph.D
        Chair ad-interim, Department of Pathology
        The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Box 85
        Houston, TX   77030
        Email Address:  vprieto@mdanderson.org


Pulmonary Medicine

Req #: 00010703-140924
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Pulmonary Medicine is seeking a clinical investigator to join 11 clinicians and 7 laboratory scientists. This is an exciting opportunity to practice in a state-of-the-art, research-driven, academic environment. Primary responsibility will be developing an independent, extramurally-funded, clinical research program. Additional responsibilities include clinical care and teaching. Research interests should be relevant to the departmental missions of staging cancer and treating the pulmonary complications of cancer and its treatment. This might include refocusing a research program currently not relevant to cancer care. We offer an excellent salary and generous benefits. Applications at all levels from Assistant to Full Professor will be considered. Board certification in Internal Medicine, board eligibility/certification in Pulmonary Medicine, and eligibility for a Texas Medical license are required. 

Please email PDF files of: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) research summary and plans, 4) up to three articles, 5) contact information for three to five referees, to Burton F. Dickey, M.D., Department Chair, at bdickey@mdanderson.org.


Radiation Oncology

Req #: 00045315-140806
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment (CFA)

 

The Department of Radiation Oncology is actively recruiting for a faculty position at the Bay Area Regional Care Center. Candidates should have excellent clinical training and interest in clinical and/or translational research. Qualified candidates are required to be board eligible.  Refer to the Department of Radiation Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The Department of Radiation Oncology treats approximately 6,000 new cancer patients each year. The Department consists of its main facilities within the Texas Medical Center, the Proton Therapy Center and six satellite treatment centers. This is an exciting opportunity to practice in a state-of-the-art clinical, multidisciplinary environment with significant resources to support clinical and translational research. In addition, all faculty have the opportunity to teach in a leading residency and fellowship program.  We offer a generous salary and benefits.

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vita and 3-5 references to:

        Bruce D. Minsky, M.D.
        Professor and Division Head ad interim
        Division of Radiation Oncology, Unit 97
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston, TX 77030


Radiation Physics

Req #: 00035768-140602
Job Title: Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Radiation Physics is seeking a clinically oriented therapeutic medical physicist for a full time junior clinical faculty position. The candidate's primary duties will be to support external beam and brachytherapy treatments at the main campus in Houston.  Responsibilities will depend upon the clinical service to which the candidate is assigned but may include special procedures such as 4DCT,SRS, SBRT, IORT and PDR and HDR gynecological treatments. The candidate will participate in quality assurance for our EBRT treatment machines, CT-simulators and HDR and PDR units. They will also participate in special projects and other assignments as needed. The MD Anderson Cancer Center treates over 5000 patients per year at our main location with 11 Varian iX, 4 Varian TrueBeam and 2 Elekta Versa linear accelerators as well as with a GammaKnife and several HDR and PDR units. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage qualified  women and minority applicants.  Refer to the Department of Radiation Physics web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

As this is a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, a Ph.D. is required.  The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Medical Physics and certification from the ABR or a letter of certificate equivalence (LoCE) although strong candidates who have completed a CAMPEP approved residency will be considered. A tenure track appointment is available for property qualified and highly motivated candidates. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a large team are a must for the successful candidate.  Please send a CV and letter of interest to:

        Linda Stall, Operations Manager
        The Department of Radiation Physics, Unit 94
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston, Texas 77030-4009

        Email:  lstall@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00043355-140929
Job Title: Open Rank, Clinical Faculty Appointment, CFA

 

The Department of Radiation Physics is seeking a clinically oriented therapeutic medical physicist for a full time junior clinical faculty position. The candidate's primary duties will be to support external beam and brachytherapy treatments at the main campus in Houston.  Responsibilities will depend upon the clinical service to which the candidate is assigned but may include special procedures such as 4DCT,SRS, SBRT, IORT and PDR and HDR gynecological treatments. The candidate will participate in quality assurance for our EBRT treatment machines, CT-simulators and HDR and PDR units. They will also participate in special projects and other assignments as needed. The MD Anderson Cancer Center treates over 5000 patients per year at our main location with 11 Varian iX, 4 Varian TrueBeam and 2 Elekta Versa linear accelerators as well as with a GammaKnife and several HDR and PDR units. We are an equal opportunity employer and we encourage qualified  women and minority applicants.  Refer to the Department of Radiation Physics web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

As this is a faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor, a Ph.D. is required.  The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in Medical Physics and certification from the ABR or a letter of certificate equivalence (LoCE) although strong candidates who have completed a CAMPEP approved residency will be considered. A tenure track appointment is available for property qualified and highly motivated candidates. Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a large team are a must for the successful candidate.  Please send a CV and letter of interest to:

        Linda Stall, Operations Manager
        The Department of Radiation Physics, Unit 94
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1515 Holcombe Blvd.
        Houston, Texas 77030-4009

        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

 


Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology

Req #: 00042662-140507
Job Title: Associate/Full Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) invites applicants for a term tenure track, full-time academic appointment at the rank of associate or full professor. The final rank of this appointment will be commensurate with the successful applicant’s qualifications. The candidate must be fully ambulatory and have excellent bilateral manual dexterity, good hand-eye coordination, visual and auditory acuity in order to perform the various screening procedures.  The associate or full professor will be intelligent with outstanding analytical skills in order to make judgments regarding the patients' risk factors, both environmental and familial, of developing cancer and advise the patient on methods to reduce his/her risk.  Furthermore, must have emotional and psychological stability so that he/she will be able to manage in a compassionate and positive manner patients who, as a result of the screening process, learn that they have a malignancy.  Responsibilities will include clinical care, teaching, and leadership of the Thoracic Medical Oncology clinical research program.  The successful candidate will expected to develop and lead an independently-funded clinical or translational research program, with an emphasis on multidisciplinary collaborations, peer-reviewed funding, and high-impact publications. Refer to the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

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 in the subspecialty of medical oncology.  Successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise and leadership 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, Unit 432
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1400 Holcombe Boulevard
        Houston, Texas 77030

 Email: svick@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00066233-140917
Job Title: Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment

 

The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) invites applicants for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of full professor. This professor of medicine must be fully ambulatory and have excellent bilateral manual dexterity, good hand-eye coordination, visual and auditory acuity in order to perform the various screening procedures.  The  professor will be intelligent with outstanding analytical skills in order to make judgments regarding the patients' risk factors, both environmental and familial, of developing cancer and advise the patient on methods to reduce his/her risk.  Furthermore, the  professor must have emotional and psychological stability so that he/she will be able to manage in a compassionate and positive manner patients who, as a result of the screening process, learn that they have a malignancy.  He/she is responsible for providing expertise in the design, conduct, and analysis of translational and laboratory research projects; and independently designs and executes the analysis of a broad range of biomedical research projects in their respective field.  Refer to the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology Web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

The  professor must have completed a medical degree (M.D., or equivalent) from an accredited school and be professionally competent,and be eligible for licensure as a physician in the State of Texas.

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, Unit 432
        The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
        1400 Holcombe Boulevard
        Houston, Texas, 77030

        Email: svick@mdanderson.org


Req #: 00067497-141008
Job Title: Assistant Professor, Term Tenure Track

 

The Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology (THNMO) at MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applicants for a tenured, full-time academic appointment at the level of assistant professor.  This physician-scientist position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development by joining an exciting and active group of clinicians, physician-scientists, and 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.  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 Lung Cancer Moon Shot, and other programmatic and peer-reviewed grants that facilitate the department’s translational research initiatives.  Refer to the Department of Thoracic/Head & Neck Medical Oncology web page for additional information about the department and its programs.

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/PhD with Board Eligibility or Board Certification in the subspecialty of medical oncology.  Successful candidates should have demonstrated expertise in thoracic medical oncology clinical research

Interested applicants should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and 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

        Email: svick@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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