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Seeking Exceptional Scientists with Innovative Cancer Research

Job Number: 529705
Categories: Faculty / Physician
Dallas, TX

Department: Simmons Cncr Ctr BMT
Full/Part Time/PRN: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

The Simmons Cancer Center at The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas seeks exceptional scientists with highly innovative cancer-relevant research programs for appointment to research track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level. Areas of interest include molecular mechanisms that drive breast cancer growth and drug resistance, particularly in HER2-amplified and HER2-mutant breast cancer.


Successful applicants will join an interactive and multi-disciplinary faculty in one of the country’s leading academic medical centers and will receive extraordinary resource and infrastructure support. In addition, the State of Texas has established the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas (, with plans to provide up to $3 billion over 10 years to fund grants for cancer research and prevention.

Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. and demonstrated experience in a relevant subject area in order to apply. Academic rank will be awarded commensurate with experience.  If interested, Please submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest containing:

  • Summary of past research accomplishments

  • Statement of future objectives

  • Names of three references

Please send these materials to:

Donna Norman, MBA
Interim Director – Finance & Research Administration
Harold C. Simmons Cancer Center
5323 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75390-8590

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.

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