ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TERM TENURE OR TENURE-TRACK HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
HEAD AND NECK SURGERY
The Department of Head and Neck Surgery within the Division of Surgery is actively recruiting an assistant professor term tenure or term tenure-track appointment as a physician scientist. Based on a national search and appointed by the Chair of the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, the qualified candidate will lead the Department’s scientific mission and strategic initiatives in the field of tumor microenvironment and tumor neurobiology and pain to maintain the highest levels of research, quality and value, maximizing both intra- and extramural funding opportunities. The qualified candidate will lead a tumor microenvironment and neurobiology research program with the primary objective of fostering open communication and collaboration among the researchers, clinical faculty and administrative leadership across the Department of Head and Neck Surgery, translational
molecular pathology, genomic medicine, the division of cancer medicine and pain medicine.
Qualified candidates will have an M.D. degree, have completed an otolaryngology-head and neck surgery, oral maxillofacial surgery or general surgery residency and have completed advanced training in head and neck surgical oncology. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in the fields of Cancer Biology with a track record of publications in the field of tumor biology and tumor microenvironment. Background in Neuroscience is desired. Research leadership/administrative experience and independent funding is preferred.
Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and three references, along with a supplemental narrative statement, to address their qualifications (2‐3 pages) to:
Jeffrey Myers, M.D., Ph.D., FACS, Chair
Department of Head and Neck Surgery
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
1515 Holcombe Blvd – Unit 1445, Houston, TX 77030
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