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Professor, Term Tenure Position, Department of Nursing

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Location:
Houston, Texas 77030-4009
Date:
10/12/2018
2018-10-122018-12-11
Job Type:
Employee
Categories:
  • Public Health/Preventive Med
  • Faculty
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
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Job Details

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, the leading cancer center in the country, is located within the Texas Medical Center, the largest medical center in the world. The Department of Nursing is recruiting for a full-time, clinical faculty position at the rank of Professor, Term Tenure. Scholars are invited to apply if they have an established competitive program of research with sustained productivity and demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary collaboration.

The successful candidate will be a nationally recognized Nurse Researcher who will develop a robust research platform in the Department and oversee and engage in research that supports new knowledge and evidence-based practice. Research areas may include symptom management, including survivorship and symptom research as well as patient-driven outcomes, quality of life and/or related areas. The candidate should possess good leadership qualities to effectively supervise evidence-based approaches in the development of patient reported outcomes in clinical practice. Applicants must have a successful track record of independent peer-reviewed research and external funding as principal investigator, a solid publication record in peer-reviewed journals as well as experience mentoring faculty and nurse scientists in the development of research programs. The candidate will be expected to identify appropriate funding mechanisms to support the research activities and communicate effectively with funding agencies, foundations, policy leaders and other stakeholders. The selected candidate will also serve as the faculty director of the Argyros Family Foundation Nurse-Scientist Fellowship Program. A minimum of five to seven years of research experience is required.

Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in Nursing or related field and be eligible for RN licensure in Texas. If the PhD is not in nursing, the applicant must have an MSN or BSN. Appointment to academic rank and salary are dependent on experience and scholarly achievement. Send letters of application, via US mail or e-mail, with curriculum vitae, bio-sketch, and the names of three references to:

Carol A. Porter, DNP, RN, FAAN

Sr. Vice President & Chief Nursing Officer

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

P. O. Box 301439

Houston, Texas 77030-4009

caporter@mdanderson.org

 

MD Anderson Cancer Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local laws, unless such distinction is required by law. All positions at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center are security sensitive and subject to examination of criminal history record information. Smoke-free and drug-free environment.

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