Baylor College of Medicine and Department Summary:
Baylor ( www.bcm.edu
recognized as one of the nation’s premier academic health science
centers and is known for excellence in education, research, and
healthcare and community service. Located in the heart of the
world's largest medical center ( Texas Medical
), Baylor is affiliated with multiple educational,
healthcare and research affiliates ( Baylor Affiliates
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 427 members of the Dan L. Duncan Cancer Center generate more
than $170M annually in cancer related research funding including
two SPORE grants in breast cancer and lymphoma and a third jointly
with MDACC in brain cancer. The Center includes seven outstanding
integrated Research Programs in Breast Cancer, Cancer Cell and Gene
Therapy, Nuclear Receptors, Pediatric Oncology, Prevention and
Population Science, Cancer Biology and Cancer Evolvability.
The Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Department of
Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, is
recruiting an Oncologist clinician scientist to join the Section of
Hematology/Oncology at the Professor level and to serve as
Associate Director for Translational research.
Several new initiatives are in development including programs in
thoracic malignancies, hematologic malignancies, GU cancers,
pancreatic cancer, gastrointestinal cancer, and early phase
clinical studies. Ten Shared Resources are available to Cancer
Center members and the Human Genome Sequencing Center, a Cancer
Genetics Lab, and the Center for Drug Discovery are additional
unique resources. The Center is the recipient of a $100M naming
gift from the Duncan family to be used largely for program
development and recruitment.
Interested candidates will have an MD or MD/PhD degree and should
be board certified in hematology and/or oncology. Applications
should include a letter outlining the candidate's academic
interests in addition to a curriculum vitae and the names of four
In addition to completing the formal application, please send
Martha P. Mims, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Section of Hematology/Medical Oncology
Professor of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
One Baylor Plaza, BCM 187
Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action/Equal Access Employer.