Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, Texas (US)
Closing date
Oct 11, 2021

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Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology
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The Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (GHN) at The University of Texas
MD Anderson Cancer Center is seeking a candidate for a full-time faculty position at the academic rank of Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty Appointment.  The preferred candidate will provide outstanding clinical expertise including patient care management related to Endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures and out-patient clinics at MD Anderson's main campus in the Texas Medical Center and/or in the Life Science Pavilion (LSP) and/or the Houston Area Locations (HALs). The preferred candidate will provide services that contribute to the Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition’s programs through superlative clinical judgment, active participation in educational endeavors and independent decision making. A focus on colon cancer prevention, and experience with the management of genetically high-risk colon cancer populations is preferred

The successful candidate will independently assume responsibility for In Patient/Out Patient: consultations, new patient evaluations, initiation of appropriate referrals, performance of endoscopic procedures and follow-up/ surveillance.  The successful candidate will actively participate in a productive and appropriate teaching environment for fellows, residents and students on assignment to the department.  The successful candidate will actively participate and collaborate with the department’s ongoing research programs.  The successful candidate will engage in the development and execution of clinical trial protocols, research and scholarly that will enhance the academic environment of the department. The successful candidate will serve on institutional and other committees as requested and attend faculty and other departmental or divisional meetings.

This position offers the opportunity for professional growth and development and the successful candidate will be joining an active group of clinicians and basic and translational research investigators.

Applicants must have a Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree and be eligible to practice in the State of Texas and approved by the Texas Medical Board.  Internal Medicine Board or Gastroenterology Board certification or board certification eligible by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Ten years post-fellowship experience as a clinician in the practice of gastroenterology and performance of gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures or five years’ experience as assistant professor or equivalent.

Please send curriculum vitae, synopsis, letter of interest along with three to five reference to:

Mehnaz A. Shafi, M.D.

Professor and Department Chair, ad interim

email to:

Req #: 00089005-210806


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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