The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.
The faculty member is expected to hold a tenure-track position at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in the Department of Nuclear Medicine within the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. The faculty member is a clinician and scientist qualified to work in the field of Nuclear Medicine at an Associate Professor level or higher. The primary academic appointment will be in the Department of Nuclear Medicine.
The Sections of Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Clinical Nuclear Medicine (CNM) are administrative units that provide comprehensive, diagnostic and therapeutic services within the Department of Nuclear Medicine. Faculty within these Sections provide (1) excellent, comprehensive and compassionate care for an oncologic patient population; (2) nuclear imaging and therapeutic procedures in a cost effective environment; (3) programs and projects conducted to advance fundamental or clinical understanding of oncology; (4) education for medical students, residents, fellows, graduate students, and technologists; and (5) multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to patient care, research, prevention and education.
The faculty member will practice clinical diagnostic and therapeutic nuclear medicine in an exemplary manner to standards set forth by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the American Boards of Nuclear Medicine, or its equivalent, for oncology, cardiac imaging and neurologic imaging. Perform the procedures that fall within the scope of their privileges and credentials for diagnostic nuclear medicine and therapy as granted by the University of Texas Board of Regents on the recommendation of the Credentials Committee and the Executive Committee of the Medical Staff.
The faculty will actively engage in clinical research and scholarly activity that promotes responsible conduct of research within the Department and Institution. Assess and seek appropriate funding mechanisms to support clinical research. Requires completion of grant applications and contracts, budget development and resource analysis.
The faculty member will hold an administrative title and role of the Medical Director of the Center for Advanced Biomedical Imaging (CABI). The Medical Director will work with CABI faculty and staff to develop clinical trials leveraging the CABI’s available resources.
- Medical Degree, Board Certification by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, Licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, and ACLS certification upon 90 days of employment
- Board Certified by the American Board of Radiology, research activity focused on molecular imaging, record of high-quality peer-reviewed publications, and prior administrative experience in developing multi-disciplinary research activities.
Please send a curriculum vitae to: The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Homer A. Macapinlac, MD, Department of Nuclear Medicine, PO Box 301402, Unit 1483, Houston, TX 77230-1402 Email: NMSearch@mdanderson.org
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