Summary Description: The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University is recruiting for a Vice-Chair of Research. The salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The ideal candidate is expected to have a strong leadership and research track record, the willingness to advance to a senior management position and the desire to further develop a nationally prominent collaborative research effort. The new research Vice-Chair will accelerate our rise by articulating a vision for the future of radiologic research, recruiting candidates, mentoring faculty and developing and promoting projects both within radiology and between departments. Responsibilities will also include patient care, active participation in resident and fellowship education, and participation in clinical and/or basic research. Columbia University Medical Center is one of the premier clinical and research institutions in the country, with referrals from world-class physicians across all specialties. New York-Presbyterian Hospital has 977 inpatient beds and an additional 201 beds at the Allen Hospital site one mile north. There is a dedicated children's hospital, The Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital and the recently opened Heart Hospital. New York-Presbyterian is consistently ranked in the top 6 hospitals in the country by US News & World Report. Among many collaborations, the Radiology Department works in partnership with colleagues in the Medical Center's many highly regarded Departments and Centers, including the renowned Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center for the investigation of diseases of the central nervous system, the Taub Institute for research on Alzheimer's disease and the aging brain, the Department of Neurology, the Cerebrovascular Center of the Neurological Institute, the Department of Neurological Surgery, the Department of Radiation Oncology, the Department of Psychiatry, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the Department for Biomedical Engineering.Dedicated research facilities included the Columbia MRI Center with 3 state-of-the-art MRI scanners and a new Molecular Imaging Center. The new Molecular Imaging Center houses 2 cyclotrons, 4 PET/CT scanners and a cGMP facility capable of producing radiopharmaceuticals for clinical use. Modifications to the facility to enable cGMP production of compounds suitable for MR imaging/spectroscopy are feasible. The facility has the infrastructure to permit installation of a PET/MR scanner.
Minimum Qualifications: The candidate must be board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and be eligible to practice medicine in the State of New York. Narcotics license is desirable.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.