Department Chair, Nuclear Medicine

University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center | Houston, Texas 77030

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: May 09, 2024
Opportunity Code: 34039


Department Chair, Department of Nuclear Medicine

Division of Diagnostic Imaging

MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas

The Opportunity

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is conducting a national search for Chair of the Department of Nuclear Medicine. This leader will oversee all departmental functions and operations. The Department Chair is responsible for providing leadership and assumes full administrative responsibility for all areas of the academic department, including, but not limited to, direct patient care; basic, translational, and clinical research within the department; faculty development and evaluation; integration of educational programs; finance and budgeting; and departmental strategic planning that aligns with institutional direction. The Chair will inspire professional growth by ensuring career development opportunities and mentorship for department faculty and trainees, and foster their growth in clinical, research, academic, and professional areas. The Chair will also represent the department, division, and institution in local, regional, state, and national matters. From caring for patients, to conducting cutting-edge research, our faculty and staff are dedicated to the mission of eliminating cancer. 

The Ideal Candidate

The Chair of Nuclear Medicine will be charged with leading a nationally recognized department and contributing to the prevention and elimination of cancer, transformative research, and exceptional education. Chair candidates must have a defined vision and possess the necessary skills to identify clinical and research opportunities. Leadership experience, specifically in collaboration with multiple stakeholders to achieve shared vision is required.

Successful candidates will be expected to hold a Tenure track Faculty Appointment and be a proven leader. The Department of Nuclear Medicine is part of the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and the Chair reports to the Division Head.

Ideal applicants will be known nationally and internationally in their field and will have:

• 10 years of experience post clinical degree.

• M.D. or equivalent degree

• Board certification by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine

• Eligible for licensure in the State of Texas 

• Leadership experience in leading multi and transdisciplinary programs. 

• Experience in mentorship and development of clinical researchers. 

• Experience in bridging multidisciplinary collaborations between diverse disciplines across fields.  

• Demonstrated skills in programmatic development, including the negotiation of agreements with clinical and industry partners.

• Demonstrated administrative competence to ensure the fiscally sound and efficient day-to-day operation of the department.

• A record of exceptional outcomes-driven patient care in academic settings, and in building clinical practice.

The Organization

Embedded in the fourth largest U.S. city – and the Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center, MD Anderson is one of the premier cancer centers in the world. MD Anderson is invested and determined in their collective focus on one goal: end cancer. From basic discoveries to impacts in the clinic, back to the lab and out to the community, the clinicians and scientists at MD Anderson create a virtuous cycle of innovation, grounded in a culture of collaboration, connectivity and data-based science. Interested candidates should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and a supplemental narrative statement addressing their qualifications (2-3 pages) to Charlotte Tinsley at AMN Healthcare by August 1, 2024, or through:

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law.





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