Assistant Professor of Cancer Research

Assistant Professor of Cancer Research

Houston Methodist Cancer Center, Houston Methodist

Houston, TX, United States

The Houston Methodist is ranked the No 1. Hospital in Texas and nationally-ranked in eight specialty areas per U.S. News and World Report, 2017. The Houston Methodist Cancer Center consists of 60,000 square feet of clinical facilities dedicated for the comprehensive management and care of cancer patients; furthermore Houston Methodist is one of the nation’s largest private nonprofit hospitals with 824 operating beds, 400,000 emergency room and outpatient visits, and more than 6,100 employees. The Houston Methodist Cancer Center is an established Center of Excellence noted for is distinction in clinical care, research, and academics. Adjacent to the Houston Methodist Cancer Center’s clinical facilities lies the Houston Methodist Research Institute; a 440,000 square foot translational research building, focused on the development of cures and supporting all phases of clinical trials.

The Houston Methodist Cancer Center is currently accepting applications for multiple faculty positions at the followings areas:

Two junior or mid-level faculty investigators with expertise in medicinal chemistry. Candidates must have a PhD in a related field, a track record of innovative research, be capable of attracting external funding, and are highly collaborative. In addition, successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish a medicinal chemistry core within the Cancer Center and work collaboratively with cancer biologists and nanomedicine experts to translate research innovations into viable small molecule-based therapeutics.

Two junior or mid-level faculty investigators with research interests in lymphoma or multiple myeloma to join the newly formed Center for Translational Research in Hematologic Malignancies within the Cancer Center. Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, or PhD degree in a relevant field, a track record of sustained and ongoing nationally funded research program in hematologic malignancies, and are highly collaborative. Successful candidates will have the opportunity to establish a research program within an emerging center that is focused on making fundamental insights and translating these towards transformative therapeutics.

The Houston Methodist Research Institute attracts top talent from across the nation, and provides competitive start-up packages with a strong commitment to programmatic development, and recruitment of future faculty. Faculty members will benefit from highly collaborative research environment, state of the art research building, infrastructure, and core services; these research facilities are housed adjacent to multi-disciplinary inpatient and outpatient cancer related clinical areas providing the opportunity for translational research. Primary appointment will be in the Houston Methodist Research Institute, with a potential appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College upon additional approval.

To apply, please include the following with your application, and send via email to: Johnique Atkins (jtatkins@houstonmethodist.org).

1.) Cover Letter highlighting accomplishments and research interests
2.) Curriculum Vitae with publication list
3.) A list of three-four referees

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Assistant Professor of Cancer Research