The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Houston, TX, United States

The Department of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is accepting applications for an Open Rank, Term Tenure Track faculty at the level of Assistant, Associate or Professor. This position reports to the Chair.

The Department of Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy is a basic/translational department situated within the largest clinical division at MD Anderson Cancer Center. This unique placement facilitates deep, collaborative work spanning across many areas of medical oncology and other institutional divisions. As such, we are seeking faculty who are enthusiatic about the opportunity to contribute in this dynamic, multidisciplinary environment. Areas of focus with Hematopoietic Biology and Malignancy currently include stem cells, hematopoiesis, lymphopoiesis and adaptive immune responses against hematopoietic cells, malignant transformation, and therapeutic and immunotherapeutic targeting of malignant cells.

The faculty member will be expected to develop an independent research program leveraging and contributing to the scientific and translational mission of the Department. The faculty will be responsible for providing expertise in the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical and laboratory research projects. The faculty will independently design and execute studies related to the biology of myeloid and lymphoid hematopoietic cells, as well as the pathophysiology of hematologic malignancies.

Applicants will be expected to develop a base of external, peer-reviewed funding support as well as engage in various internal/external collaborative research funding opportunities. Importantly, the ideal candidate will engage fully with a multidisciplinary, highly interactive fast-paced research environmentl and develop substantial collaborative efforts across the breadth of MD Anderson Cancer Center and beyond.
Physician scientists, in particular, will be encouraged to apply, and potential joint appointments with the appropriate department (Stem Cell Transplantation and Cellular Therapy, Lymphoma/Myeloma, and Leukemia) will be facilitated during the recruitment process.

Education: Required: MD, DO or PhD in a basic science or related field

Experience: Requires five to ten years in a position with similar requirements. The applicant should have experience in grant preparation and a prior record of successful research funding is desirable

In order to ensure full consideration, please submit a single PDF file containing:

1) cover letter outlining the relevance of the candidate’s research experience and interest to the position
2) Curriculum vitae
3) list of three to five references
4) a brief statement including accomplishments, current and proposed research objectives and plans to emerge as a leader in chosen area to HBMAdmin@mdanderson.org

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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Open Rank, Term Tenure Track