Head and Neck Oncologist, Open Rank

School of Medicine
23000347 Requisition #

The Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology in the Department of Medicine and the UT Health San Antonio MD Anderson Cancer Center, at the Joe R. & Teresa Lozano Long School of Medicine is seeking a Clinician-Investigator Medical Oncologist for a Faculty Position with a focus in Head and Neck, including Thyroid Cancers. 
The successful candidate would join a thriving multidisciplinary medical oncology practice and be able to leverage world class scientific collaborations and robust infrastructure for investigator initiated,
industry sponsored, and population based clinical trials. 
We expect that this individual will hold an academic appointment in the Department of Medicine. The candidate will report to the Chief of Hematology & Medical Oncology and be expected to have administrative, clinical, teaching, and research responsibilities in the Mays Cancer Center, one of the nation's NCI-Designated Cancer Centers with over a 40-year tradition of excellence in development of new cancer therapies, understanding cancer biology, and decreasing the burden of Cancer in San Antonio and South Texas.  
Subspecialty Medical Oncology experience/expertise in patient care and clinical trials in
Head and Neck and Thyroid cancer is preferred and the ideal candidate will be expected to contribute to the clinical and research programs of our multidisciplinary practice. Candidates should hold an M.D. or M.D./PhD and be board certified/eligible in Medical Oncology and eligible for licensure by the Texas Medical Board.
Head and Neck and Thyroid Oncology program at the Mays Cancer Center has an extremely strong and growing presence in South Texas. A very strong basic science team with immune checkpoint expertise and translational research helps our clinicians develop clinical trials. The position is for a dedicated Head and Neck and Thyroid cancer physician to champion the program and grow a superb translational-clinical trial and standard care program
A world premier cancer genetics program is also in place. This program is the cornerstone of our clinical and research efforts in colorectal cancer prevention.  
UT Health San Antonio offers competitive salaries with excellent benefits. The San Antonio area provides an outstanding quality of life, along with a favorable cost of living. Interested individuals may apply at

UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.


Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

Previous Job Searches

My Profile

Create and manage profiles for future opportunities.

Go to Profile

My Submissions

Track your opportunities.

My Submissions

Similar Listings

School of Medicine

San Antonio

📁 Faculty

Requisition #: 19001489

School of Medicine

San Antonio

📁 Faculty

Requisition #: 23000399

School of Medicine

San Antonio

📁 Faculty

Requisition #: 23000349