Clinical and research faculty careers at MD Anderson

Faculty Careers

be the catalyst for teaching and cancer research

At MD Anderson, you can join more than 1,600 distinguished clinical and research faculty members and leaders in Making Cancer History®. Our reputation, resources and renowned staff create a desirable environment for faculty across all levels of tenure. We typically recruit for faculty positions at the level of assistant professor and higher for clinical, research and physician scientists.

Impressive Reach

You’ll work alongside some of the biggest names in cancer research, with an emphasis on cross-collaboration and teamwork. In addition, our stature provides access to a large national and international network of colleagues. Our goal is to provide you with the optimal balance of teaching, speaking and conducting research. In order to foster and protect academic freedom for activities and teaching, we offer a seven-year term tenure track that includes both Clinical Faculty Appointments and Research Faculty Appointments.

Outstanding Resources

We offer robust opportunities to accomplish and promote your research, and the facilities and resources you’ll find at MD Anderson surpass those of other cancer institutes. You will have access to a wide range of cancer research resources, sophisticated tools and specialized expertise to accelerate your discoveries, right on our campus.

Start-Up Funding

At MD Anderson, we provide start-up funds from institutional resources to help initiate research programs for new faculty. Other funding opportunities are available, and we have departments and staff available to assist you with grant writing and submission and to provide training on regulations and requirements applicable to research.

Ongoing Growth

Led by experts from across the cancer research spectrum, MD Anderson provides leadership, guidance, training, development and support for trainees, faculty and alumni in a multitude of areas. You will discover that the educational resources we have to advance your career are outstanding. We offer a mentorship program, as well as established evaluation and appraisal processes to nurture you throughout your career life cycle. MD Anderson also offers many awards of excellence, endowments and opportunities to participate in committees and leadership roles.

Physician Trainees

We recommend that physician trainees obtain their credential evaluation from AACRAO. Should the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners also require a credential evaluation, they will accept one from AACRAO.

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