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Neuro-Oncologist (Assistant/Associate/Professor)

UT Health
Houston, Texas (US)
salary commensurate on experience
Closing date
Jun 29, 2024

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Full Time

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The Department of Neurosurgery of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth Houston invites applications for a fellowship-trained neuro-oncologist to join our large and vibrant department at the rank of either Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, commensurate with experience and qualifications. Our multidisciplinary department comprises over 45 clinical and 20 research faculty and is currently ranked 4th in the country for NIH funding to neurosurgical departments. We are one of the region's largest neurosurgery programs and draw patients nationally and internationally. Our department annually manages large numbers of unique patients: over 600 with primary brain malignancies, over 650 with metastatic brain tumors, and 800 with benign brain tumors. Additionally, our neurosurgeons operate on more than 500 brain tumors annually and perform 500 Gamma Knife procedures. Our radiation oncologists treat over 1000 unique patients annually with benign and malignant diseases. Our faculty participates in many clinical trials, especially around the treatment of glioblastomas.

This full-time, tenure-track position will be based at Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Texas Medical Center (TMC), one of the world's largest and busiest conglomerations of healthcare facilities, with additional engagement across the Memorial Hermann Health System.

The successful candidate will join two other neuro-oncologists and collaborate with three tumor-focused neurosurgeons, four radiation oncologists, medical oncologists, and otorhinolaryngologists, all closely engaged in the team-based investigation and management of CNS malignancies.


·   Clinician-scientist with proven scholastic skills who will provide state-of-the-art clinical care and capitalize on the opportunity to contribute to pathbreaking brain tumor research.

·   Proven track record in innovation, high-impact publications, extramural funding, and ability to successfully collaborate with basic scientists will enhance candidacy.

·   Board-eligible or board-certified and able to obtain a license to practice medicine in the State of Texas.

·   Neuro-Oncology

The appointee will receive substantive research support based on seniority and prior accomplishments and be eligible for a STARs award from the University of Texas System for infrastructure support.

Interested candidates should send their CV and letter of interest to:

Patricia Birkmeyer
Director of Management Operations IV
6431 Fannin Street, MSB 4.020
Houston, TX 77030

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs, please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.

Interested applicants should complete the web application at UTHealth is an EEO/AA employer. UTHealth does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or any other basis prohibited by law. EOE/M/F/Disabled/Vet.







Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth Houston) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for healthcare education, innovation, scientific discovery, and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing, and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center and the growing clinical practices of UT Physicians, UT Dentists, and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital, and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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