The Department of Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center invites applicants for a faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor. The individual appointed to this position will participate in the Head & Neck Endocrine Surgery program at MD Anderson covering all aspects of clinical care and lead the program’s research efforts in the area of aggressive thyroid cancer genomics. The head and neck surgical endocrine program receives patients from across the United States and internationally. The spectrum of disease ranges from early-stage untreated disease to recurrent and very advanced disease, with a large referral base for histopathologically aggressive and rare malignancies.
The selected candidate will be responsible for providing clinical expertise in patient care, engaging in translational research and teaching fellows, residents, and medical students in the clinic and operating room. Key duties include providing surgical care for patients with endocrine tumors of the head and neck, participating as a member of the multi disciplinary team; and fostering collaboration among the researchers and clinical faculty across Departments of Head and Neck Surgery, Endocrine Neoplasia and Hormonal Disorders, Bioinformatics, and Genomics.
Qualified candidates will have an M.D. degree, completed an otolaryngology head and neck surgery residency, and have completed advanced training in head and neck surgical oncology. Candidates must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the State of Texas. In addition, candidates must have an advanced degree in fields of Genetics, Bioinformatics, or Cancer Biology (MSC or above) with a track record of publications in cancer genomics. The salary range is $342,000-$422,000 and will be based on the applicant’s qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants should send a letter of interest and curriculum vitae 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
Req #: 00012300
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