Physician - Director, Harold C. Simmons Comprehsive Cancer Center
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Department: Simmons Cncr Ctr Admin
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center has opened a search for the Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center. Reporting to the Dean of the UT Southwestern Medical School, the Director will lead this organization, integrating basic research, clinical and translational research and clinical care in oncology to accelerate scientific discovery with effective delivery of innovative and superior clinical care to cancer patients. The Director will recruit key staff, continue to develop programs that integrate disease and gene specific research and care delivery into a comprehensive patient-oriented approach. He/she will manage financial resources and will serve as the external face of UT Southwestern with key stakeholders and opinion leaders, including potential donors.
The Director of the Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center oversees the development, coordination, and strategic planning for all oncology related clinical, teaching and research activities including the coordinated cancer research program, the coordinated clinical oncology program, the Health System’s cancer service line, the Cancer Center Clinical Research Office and Cancer Center protocol review, and data and safety management committees.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in academic medicine, including a track record of excellence in research, medical education and patient care. Significant, successful experience as a physician-scientist leader in a world-class academic setting is also expected in this critically important role.
Qualified applicants should possess credentials for academic appointment at the level of Professor and have or be eligible for a Texas medical license.
For consideration, please forward a letter of interest and current curriculum vitae.
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