Internal Title: Academic rank commensurate with
qualifications and experience.
Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
Baylor College of Medicine and the NCI-designated Comprehensive
Cancer Center are affiliated with five major teaching hospitals in
the Texas Medical Center including Baylor St Luke's Medical Center,
The Ben Taub General Hospital and the Michael E DeBakey VA Medical
Center. Ample laboratory space is available in the Cancer Center.
The 450 members of the DLDCCC generate more than $170M annually in
cancer related research funding including more than $51M from the
NCI. Two long-term SPORE grants in breast cancer and lymphoma, a
third SPORE with MD Anderson in Brain tumors, and a Leukemia
Lymphoma SCOR Grant are among 85 multi-investigator awards, half
from NCI. Cancer researchers in Texas may apply for research
funding to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (a
state agency charged with supporting innovation in cancer research
in Texas with funding of 3 billion dollars over the next 10 years).
Generous recruitment awards are also available on a competitive
basis from CPRIT.
The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC) is composed
of 7 outstanding research programs including Nuclear Receptor,
Transcription and Chromatin Biology, Pediatric Oncology, Cancer
Prevention and Population Science, Cell Signaling and Metabolism,
Mechanisms of Cancer Evolvability, Breast Cancer, and Cancer Cell
and Gene Therapy. Cancer specific Disease Working Groups in 10
different cancer sites bring basic scientists and clinical
researchers together for collaborative translational research.
Several new initiatives are in development including expanded
experimental therapeutics with early phase clinical trials, and
precision cancer medicine and proteogenomics. Ten Shared Resources
are available to Cancer Center members, and the Human Genome
Sequencing Center, the Center for Drug Discovery, and the
Therapeutic Innovation Center focusing on drug development are
additional unique resources. The Center is the recipient of a $100M
naming gift from the Duncan family. A new ambulatory care building
primarily for cancer and new inpatient hospital are under
The Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center (DLDCCC; recently
refunded for 5 years) and the Department of Medicine at Baylor
College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, are recruiting for a
Thoracic Medical Oncologist clinician investigator to join the
Section of Hematology/Oncology at the Assistant/Associate/Full
Interested candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD degree and should
be board eligible or board certified in hematology and/or oncology.
Applications should upload a letter outlining the candidate's
academic interests in addition to a curriculum vitae and the names
of four references.
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Equal Access Employer.