Professor, Term Tenure

MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas
December 04 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

The Department of Cancer Systems Imaging (CSI) is seeking a Professor, Term Tenure faculty member. Outstanding individuals who are applying state-of-the art imaging modalities to solve key questions in any area of cancer biology and physiology are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will be engaged in basic and discovery-based science and will have research experience in cancer metabolism. This position will provide structure to enable rapid translation of breakthroughs into patient care. The mission of CSI is to facilitate the translation of fundamental cancer biology research into clinical molecular imaging, create new opportunities in imaging by functionalizing genomic and cancer pathways, promote bench to bedside research, strengthen programs already in place within an internationally-recognized department. Candidates must have a Ph.D., M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent degree as well as five years as Associate Professor or equivalent.

Interested individuals should submit a full CV, 4-page research description, and names & contact information for 3-5 references. Please include a cover letter that indicates specifically how imaging plays a role in the candidate’s future research plans and why the environment at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is a good fit for his/her career.

All application materials should be submitted as a single PDF file, and sent to:

David Piwnica-Worms, MD, PhD

Professor and Chair Department of Cancer Systems Imaging Deputy Division Head, Research Affairs

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center 1881 East Road, Unit 1907

Houston, TX 77054


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