Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

Houston, Texas
Sep 23, 2019
Oct 23, 2019
Full Time
Position Type

The Department of Infectious Diseases, Infection Control and Employee Health invites applicants to apply to an Open Rank, Term Tenure Track appointment. Candidates with research programs in all areas of Infectious Diseases will be considered.  Candidates should be Board certified in Infectious Diseases and will be expected to develop a laboratory-based investigative program.  Independent grant funding, publication record, and programmatic synergy with members of the Infectious Diseases faculty will be considered. The Department of Infectious Diseases benefits from an outstanding scientific and clinical environment, including collaborations with colleagues in Microbiology, Pharmacology, Genetics, and Immunology.  Areas of interest could include any of the following: gram negative bacterial pathogens including antimicrobial resistance, microbiome (including GI infections and their impact on cancer and GVHD), immunology, vaccines, immune enhancement, biofilm and device related infections, virology (example respiratory viruses including influenza, noroviruses, as well as herpes viruses and CMV), and mycology.  The candidate will be expectated to actively engage in clinical research and scholarly activity to enhance the academic environment of the Department; develop programs of clinical research and scholarly activities in keeping within the goals of the Department.  Requires the ability to synthesize a myriad of information pertaining to the area of research.  May necessitate (orally or in writing) instructing research support personnel in protocol implementation.  Seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support clinical research.  May require completion of grant application forms through oral dictation or use of a computer and keyboard. Practice clinical medicine in an exemplary manner in standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, and the American College of Physicians, properly balanced with other academic activities.  Develop and maintain a clinical practice for patients referred to
M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. Other duties as required. Must be able to work within a context of very intense interpersonal relationship including other physicians, patients, and subordinates.


Required: Degree and residency requirements as defined by the Texas Medical Board


Required: License to practice in Texas. Board Certified (or obtained within departmental timeline) unless exempted. Must be board eligible or certified in Infectious Diseases or Infection Control and board certified in Internal Medicine, and be licensed as a physician in the State of Texas.

Experience: At least 2 years’ experience as an Instructor or 5 years post degree with any combination of a clinician, clinical scientist or GME trainee (except specialties with shorter residencies or fellowships

Interested applicants should email a curriculum vitae, research plan, and three letters of references to: Rachelle Mainard at

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.