Assistant or Associate Professor for Liver Cancer Research

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San Antonio, Texas
Aug 23, 2019
Sep 22, 2019
Oncology (Cancer)

Preparing for a Career Break


Assistant or Associate Professor for Liver Cancer Research

Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy,

Transplant Center & Mays Cancer Center

Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine

UT Health San Antonio


The University of Texas Health San Antonio Department of Cell Systems & Anatomy, the Transplant Center and the NCI designated Mays Cancer Center (UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson) opened a faculty position for a late-stage Assistant Professor to mid-stage Associate Professor on an upward trajectory and making seminal advances in the molecular biology/genomics of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). HCC disproportionately affects our region, with incidence up to 70% over national averages, and is a major multi-disciplinary focus for our institution. We seek an investigator with a strong track record of impactful discoveries and current extramural funding to join a team of interdisciplinary investigators and clinicians committed to improving outcomes for hepatocellular carcinoma patients through rigorous and state-of-the-art research approaches. The selected candidate will be expected to participate in mentoring graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and potentially clinical residents and fellows. An attractive startup package is available. Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and appropriate academic experience. Tenure status and faculty rank will be determined off the experience and qualifications of the finalist candidate. The ability to run a strong independent research program and to collaborate with other investigators and clinicians is critical.

We enjoy a dynamic research program that offers opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborative investigation. The UT Health San Antonio is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. The Mays Cancer Center (formerly CTRC), an NCI Designated Cancer Center since 1991, is home to a robust cancer research environment, clinical trials, and all HCC care capabilities including a highly successful liver transplant program. The UT Health San Antonio is a Tier One research institution and home to an NIH-funded Clinical Translational Science Award, the Center for Biomedical Neuroscience, and the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute. The UT San Antonio, San Antonio Military Medical Center, Texas Biomedical Research Institute, Southwest Research Institute, and the Audie Murphy VA Hospital are area institutions that partner with Health Science Center faculty to catalyze the local biomedical research enterprise.

Located in the Northwest region of San Antonio, the UT Health San Antonio sits as a gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant and multicultural city with a relatively low cost-of-living, an outstanding cultural and educational environment, and year round recreational activities.

Electronic submission of a PDF containing a full curriculum vita, statement of research interests, a list of 4 to 5 references with contact information and up to 3 high impact publications must be included in the application. You may apply on our UT Health Careers website at Applications will be reviewed as received, starting immediately and continuing until the position is filled.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, including protected veterans and persons with disabilities, and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.