The Department of Pediatrics at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is recruiting a Professor, Term Tenure appointment.
This clinical faculty position in the division of Pediatrics will:
- Have specific clinical expertise in Hematology/Oncology with a specialty in Neuro-Oncology, or Neurology.
- Provide clinical trial expertise in patient care management and an appropriate research and teaching environment for fellows, residents, and students in the specialties of pediatric oncology, clinical trials research, and in areas appropriate to the faculty member's training.
- Participate in developing world-class operations that care for patients with cancer, leading multiple innovative clinical trials, writing high-impact papers, obtaining peer-reviewed and other funding, and developing educational programs for residents, fellows, and visiting physicians.
The Children’s Hospital at MD Anderson evaluates 700-800 new patients and consultations annually, many of whom seek care for aggressive malignancy. Resources abound for significant contributions to understanding pediatric malignancy through interactions both within and outside of pediatrics, strengthening strategic alliances with pharmaceutical companies and promoting interdisciplinary / interdepartmental clinical activities and translational research programs to advance therapies. The candidate should have skills to lead and develop new clinical/translational programs and should have demonstrated excellence and extensive clinical training and research accomplishments in the area. We have an active fellowship program, faculty participation in COG, a survivorship program, and a vibrant supportive care program.
The candidate must have completed an M.D. or DO degree from an accredited medical school or equivalent, must have completed residency training in an approved American Pediatric residency program or equivalent, be board certified in pediatrics by the American Board of Pediatrics or foreign equivalent if applicable. In addition, the candidate must be board certified/eligible in Pediatric Neuro-Oncology or Neurology by the American Board of Pediatrics or foreign equivalent if applicable, or obtain board certification within five years of employment. Must be licensed as a physician in the state of Texas.
All interested applicants should send a Curriculum vitae to:
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