Faculty position in Cancer Immunotherapy

Employer
Houston Methodist Research Institute
Location
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary
Undisclosed
Posted
October 10 2019
Ref
W-019485
Organization Type
Academia
Job Type
Faculty

Faculty position in Cancer Immunotherapy

The Houston Methodist Cancer Center (HMCC) is recruiting a full-time faculty member at the Assistant, Associate or Full member level (equivalent to Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor) to join our Cancer Immunotherapy Program and appropriate Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) department. Researchers in this program are focused on the translation of breakthroughs emphasizing the modulation of the tumor microenvironment, host immune responses, and novel immunotherapy-based strategies for cancer. We are seeking candidates with expertise in, but not limited to, cancer vaccines, cell and gene therapy, and the tumor immune-microenvironment. Opportunities for collaboration exist with researchers in hematologic malignancies, solid tumors, nanomedicine, bioinformatics, and cancer control and population science, among other complimentary disciplines.

Required: Candidates must have an MD, PhD or MD/PhD degree with established expertise in a targeted field of research, a track record of sustained and ongoing funded research program, and an outstanding record of collaborative cancer research-related activities. Preferred: Current NCI, R01 level funding.

The Houston Methodist is ranked the No 1. Hospital in Texas and nationally-ranked in nine adult specialties per U.S. News and World Report, 2019. HMCC is an established Center of Excellence noted for its distinction in clinical care, research, and academics. It consists of 60,000 square feet of clinical facilities dedicated for the comprehensive management and care of cancer patients. Adjacent to the HMCC clinical facilities lies HMRI. Faculty members will benefit from highly collaborative research environment, state of the art research building, infrastructure, and core services; these research facilities are housed adjacent to multi-disciplinary inpatient and outpatient cancer related clinical areas providing the opportunity for translational research. Primary appointment will be in the Houston Methodist Research Institute and the Institute of Academic Medicine, with a potential appointment at Weill Cornell Medical College upon additional approval.

To apply, please include the following with your application, and send via email to: Johnique Atkins (jtatkins@houstonmethodist.org). (1) Cover Letter highlighting accomplishments and research interests; (2) Curriculum Vitae with publication list; (3) A list of three-four referees

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