The Department of Critical Care and Respiratory Care is looking for an Assistant Professor, Clincal Faculty Appointment who can devote 80% effort to patient care in the ICU, and 20% effort to the area(s) of research, education and/or administration, depending on the candidate’s expertise and the needs of the department. The faculty member will provide expertise in the management of the critically ill cancer patient and provide an appropriate teaching environment for fellows, residents and students in the specialty of Critical Care Medicine. The faculty member must have excellent bilateral manual dexterity, good hand-eye coordination, visual and auditory acuity in order to perform the job functions, as well as emotional and psychological stability so that patients and their families can be managed in a compassionate and positive manner. Clinical procedures practiced will encompass those pertinent to delivering standard care to the critically ill patient. Additionally, the faculty member will contribute to the preparation of presentations and publications related to his/her projects, as well as departmental projects. Furthermore, the faculty member must have excellent computer and interpersonal skills.
The faculty member must have completed an M.D. degree from an accredited medical school or equivalent, must have completed residency training in an approved American residency program or equivalent, have made application and been accepted by the American Board of Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, or Surgery, and be licensed as a physician in the State of Texas. Must be board certified in Anesthesiology, Internal Medicine, or Surgery, or foreign equivalent if applicable. Must obtain board certification in Critical Care within five (5) years of employment.
Interested and qualified candidates should send their curriculum vitae and a cover letter electronically to Dr. Kristen J. Price, Chair, Critical Care & Respiratory Care: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kristen Price, M.D.
Professor and Chair
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Critical Care & Respiratory Care
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Unit 0112
Houston, TX 77030
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