Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
March 14 2019
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Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track

The Department of Melanoma Medical Oncology as part of the Division of Cancer Medicine seeks a research faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor, Term Tenure Track level to join its full-time faculty. This opportunity provides an unmatched setting for the applicant with strong research interests in the areas of Melanoma Research and Immunology.  The selected applicant should have expertise in applied basic and translational research, which may include T cell metabolism, immune evasion, antigen processing and presentation, cancer vaccines, cell therapy, and immune cell engineering.  The candidate will be responsible for participating in innovative research programs providing balance and integrated educational programs for fellows, residents and students, serving on institutional committees, providing peer review, and serving as a role model to the laboratory technical staff.  This position collaborates and should integrate with colleagues in Surgical Oncology, Pathology, Dermatology and other disease departments throughout the institution.

MD Anderson, ranked #1 cancer center by U.S. News & World Report, is the world’s largest treatment facility for oncologic diseases. Located within the Texas Medical Center campus in Houston, our location provides access to a world-renowned medical community and the splendid cultural and recreational diversity of a sophisticated, metropolitan area that is the country’s fourth largest city.

We are committed to the development of innovative therapies through the translation of basic science principles to the clinic.  Areas of study include adoptive immunotherapy (using T-cells specific for tumors), vaccines (dendritic cells, peptides, recombinant virus), checkpoint inhibitors, novel cytokines and molecular targeting.  Interested applicants should send a copy of their CV and letter describing their research interests and academic interests to:

Patrick Hwu, M.D., Chair and Professor

Melanoma Medical Oncology

Division of Cancer Medicine

UT MD Anderson Cancer Center

1515 Holcombe Blvd., Box 430, Houston, TX 77030



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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