The Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (dba UT Health San Antonio) and the NCI-designated UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, seeks an individual with an outstanding record of clinical activities and leadership, scientific achievement, grant support, scholarly accomplishments and mentoring as its Chief of the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology.
The Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology plays a central role in the cancer service line developed as part of the MD Anderson Cancer Network®, and is comprised of over 20 faculty members, and over a dozen fellows in Hematology & Oncology as well as our Drug Development Fellowship. Cancer care is provided in close partnership with superlative colleagues in radiation oncology, a full complement of cancer specialized surgeons, radiologists, pathologists and the comprehensive faculty of UT Health San Antonio across medical specialties. UT Health San Antonio
MD Anderson Cancer Center has been an NCI Designated Cancer Center for over 20 years with a robust research portfolio, three NCI programs, and a fully supported clinical trial infrastructure with over 200 active trials. UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center is the home to the world-renowned Institute for Drug Development and founded and co-hosts the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS™), the largest breast cancer research symposium in the world.
Dynamic practice leadership, communication and interpersonal skills, and keen strategic vision are required. Reporting is to the Director of UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Chair of the Department of Medicine of UT Health San Antonio. Additionally, as this role will steward hematology and medical oncology within the shared cancer service line with MD Anderson Cancer Center, a link with corresponding MD Anderson Network® leadership will exist. The Chief will be responsible for continuing to build and evolve the Division to serve the cancer care needs for the population of the future, expand Division research programs and clinical trial accrual, and maintain high quality graduate medical education.
Candidates must have a medical degree and academic experience (consistent with eligibility for full professor with tenure), as well as meaningful practice leadership experience. Board certification in Hematology and/or Medical Oncology and eligibility for medical licensure in the State of Texas are required. The ideal candidate will have a widely recognized national reputation in their field and the ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the UT Health San Antonio enterprise, UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, and our region. This is a wonderful opportunity for a visionary leader. UT Health San Antonio is a research-intensive academic health institution with its primary campuses located in San Antonio in the South Texas Medical Center and sits as a gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. Growing its population significantly, San Antonio is a vibrant, dynamic and multicultural city with much to offer, including an attractive cost-of-living.
The UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments designated as security sensitive positions.