The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Assistant or Associate Professor, Term Tenure-Track

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

The Department of Immunology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking exceptional candidates for a term tenure-track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level. Our search is focused on excellent basic science researchers with an interest in fundamental questions in immunology. Current faculty of the Department study diverse aspects of immune system functions, including T cell activation and tolerance, innate immunity and inflammation, dendritic cell biology, immune receptor signaling, tumor immunology and cancer immunotherapy, and immune cell dynamics in tumor microenvironments. Individuals with a strong track record and continued interest in pursuit of new insight into immune system function are highly encouraged to apply. Successful candidates will demonstrate a record of high-level publications and evidence of, or potential for, peer-reviewed research funding.

This position will be supported by generous start-up packages and may also be eligible for recruitment awards from the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT) and the University of Texas System. The new faculty member will enjoy the highly collegial and interactive environment both within the Department of Immunology and among the basic science and clinical departments at MD Anderson. State-of-the-art core facilities and research resources are available in the Institution under the support of a Core Grant from the National Cancer Institute. In addition, the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center is located in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), with a wealth of exciting basic and clinical research across 54 institutions featuring dynamic cross-institutional collaboration and shared facilities. Immunologists at the TMC have a long history of scientific interactions and are in the process of establishing a multi-institutional immunology program, The TMC Immunology Consortium, to provide additional interaction opportunities for faculty and trainees.

Houston offers an affordable cosmopolitan living environment and is ranked as the most diverse major city in the United States.

Interested applicants should submit their cover letter, curriculum vitae, 2 to 3-page research plan, and contact information for three references to:

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Attn: Misty Hajek
Research Department Administrator
7455 Fannin Street, Suite 3.2013
Houston, TX 77054
mahajek@mdanderson.org

The application period ends on November 30, 2019.

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

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Assistant or Associate Professor, Term Tenure-Track