Neurosurgeon Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
May 25, 2021
May 25, 2022
Full Time
Position Type

Open Rank, Term Tenure Track

The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking an individual for faculty appointment at the rank appropriate for achievement and experience to provide clinical expertise in patient care management and an appropriate teaching environment for fellows, residents and students in the specialty of neurosurgery. The applicant is expected to spend 50% of their effort in clinical practice including evaluating patients and performing surgical procedures.

A main purpose of the term tenure track faculty position is to lead a program applicable to central nervous system (CNS) cancers, to have a significant role in the Comprehensive Cancer Support Grant (CCSG) and the Brain Tumor Center (BTC), and lead multi-investigator team research in the Department of Neurosurgery. The applicant is expected to spend 50% of his/her time in translational research efforts. Special consideration will be given to applicants with a translational frame of research with the goal of translating laboratory findings and clinical care.  


Doctoral degree (M.D., or equivalent) from an accredited school and be professionally competent.

Required:  MD or MD/PhD who has achieved national recognition as an expert in an area applicable to CNS oncology with peer-reviewed NIH funding and prior successful experience at leading multi-disciplinary team science. The candidate must be able to recognize the value of and foster research initiatives both within and outside their area of expertise.  

Refer to the Department of Neurosurgery web page for additional information about the department and programs.  Please e-mail inquiries, curriculum vitae, and two-page synopsis of research interest and future plans to:

Frederick Lang, MD, FACS,  Chair
Department of Neurosurgery
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
PO Box 301402
Houston, TX 77030
Phone: 713-563-8734

Req #: 00033653

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.

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