The Department of Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center seeks a superb physician scientist for a full-time tenure/tenure track faculty position to join our laboratory-based research programs in oncologic endocrinology. Areas of particular focus include endocrine malignancies (particularly thyroid and adrenal) and bone, reproductive, and metabolic abnormalities in cancer.
Successful candidates should have a record of outstanding scientific accomplishment, scholarly publications, successful mentoring, and extramural research funding appropriate to their rank. The applicant will be expected to pursue independent research initiatives and obtain competitive funding to support his/her research program. Generous start-up packages are available for up to 5 years. For applicants at the assistant professor level, outstanding potential for such accomplishments is expected. Excellent clinical care in an academic setting is required as well.
The department currently consists of 15 clinical and 3 research faculty. Key translational research opportunities exist to collaborate with clinical research programs, including a leading clinical trials program in endocrine tumors, as well as the broad array of institutional basic science departments and programs.
MD Anderson, ranked #1 cancer center by U.S. News & World Report, is the world’s largest treatment facility for oncologic diseases. Located within the Texas Medical Center campus in Houston, our location provides access to a world-renowned medical community and the splendid cultural and recreational diversity of a sophisticated, metropolitan area that is the country’s fourth largest city.
Requirements include M.D. or Ph.D/M.D. degrees, specialty certification in internal medicine and subspecialty board certification (or eligibility) in endocrinology, and demonstrated laboratory research. An active license or eligible to obtain a license from the Texas Medical Board is required. The applicant must be committed to working in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary environment. Graduate teaching opportunities are available, and a strong commitment to mentoring is encouraged.
Interested applicants should send letter of intent, curriculum vitae, contact information for three letters of reference, and research plan to:
Maria Cabanillas, M.D. Associate Professor
The Univserity of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Unit 1461, PO Box 301402
Houston, Texas 77230-3722
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