Director, Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute

  • UT Health San Antonio
  • San Antonio, TX

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The University of Texas Health San Antonio is seeking a Director of the Greehey Children's Cancer Research Institute. Apply within!The Long School of Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (dba UT Health San Antonio) seeks an individual with vision to lead the Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute (Greehey CCRI) to become a world leader in cancer research.

This individual should have an outstanding record of leadership, scientific and educational achievement, recruitment and mentoring. Dynamic leadership, clear communication, strong interpersonal skills, and a keen strategic vision for making future seminal advances in treatment of children with cancer, are crucial characteristics required for success. Candidates must have a PhD and/or MD, and academic experience consistent with eligibility for full Professor with tenure. The ideal candidate will have a widely-recognized national/international reputation in the field of childhood cancer research. The ability to foster a culture of collaboration, innovation, and accountability across the Health Science Center is important.

Reporting to the Dean of the Long School of Medicine, the Director will be responsible for continuing to build and maintain excellence in research programs, high quality educational programs, and a collegial interactive culture. The UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and is committed to excellence through diversity among its faculty, staff and students including protected veterans and persons with disabilities.

This is a wonderful opportunity for a visionary leader to head this state of art facility, building upon the strong basic science, onsite cores, including a preclinical mouse core, and links with clinical endeavors as a foundation. The GCCRI has significant external funding, a large endowment from the state, and links to philanthropic entities. UT Health San Antonio is a research-intensive institution located in San Antonio and it sits in the gateway to the picturesque Texas Hill Country. San Antonio is a vibrant, multicultural city with year-round recreational activities and an attractive cost-of-living.


  • PhD and/or MD is required.
  • Academic credentials which merit appointment at the rank of Professor.
  • Record of visionary leadership, scientific and educational achievement, recruitment, and mentoring experience.
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