Pediatric Hematology Physician Scientist
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology/Oncology is seeking to hire an exceptional scientist or physician-scientist at UT Southwestern and Children’s Health Dallas.
The search focuses on individuals interested in conducting laboratory-based, basic or translational research investigating fundamental aspects of cancer or blood disease. Priorities for investigation include, but are not limited to, fundamental aspects of blood development, organogenesis, stem cell biology, and regulation of cellular proliferation, differentiation, or apoptosis; model organism development and utilization to investigate disease biology and pre-clinical therapeutics; application of computational biology tools or functional imaging to better predict disease biology or response to therapy, with an overall goal of developing precision medicine. Candidates will have the opportunity to interface with other laboratory and clinical researchers in the Division and across the UT Southwestern campus, participating in multidisciplinary teams focused on improving the care of children with cancer and blood disorders.
The applicant would join a vibrant and growing Division consisting of 23 other full-time faculty members with excellent clinical, clinical research, and laboratory programs fully developed to cover a broad range of relevant topics. Researchers will be supported by exceptional infrastructure and core facilities available on the UT Southwestern campus, including the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center the Children’s Research Institute, and will benefit from the presence of excellent Post-doctoral and graduate student training programs. Competitive recruitment packages, in some cases substantially augmented by the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, will be provided, commensurate with applicant’s experience and potential. Applicants must be eligible for medical licensure in the state of Texas and be board eligible or certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Academic title will be commensurate with the academic credentials. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time status.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; gender, including sexual harassment; age; disability; citizenship; and veteran status. In addition, it is UT Southwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.