The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for a Nuclear Medicine Radiologist position.
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. NewYork-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. NewYork-Presbyterian is consistently ranked in the top 6 hospitals in the country by US News & World Report, and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons is ranked in the top 8 Medical Schools nationally. 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 NCI- designated Comprehensive Cancer Center, the Department of Radiation Oncology, the Department of Psychiatry, the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and the Department for Biomedical Engineering.
The imaging resources include 3 state-of-the-art PET/CT scanners, with plans for a PET/MR program in the near future. Active expansion into outpatient imaging facilities in Manhattan and Westchester will also have Nuclear Medicine facilities including PET/CT. The Division faculty interpret yearly over 300 PET/CT scans, and performs almost 500 research imaging cases annually. The nuclear medicine faculty provide training for up to two fellows as well as residents and medical students.
Dedicated research facilities includes a new Molecular Imaging Center. The new Molecular Imaging Center houses 2 cyclotrons, 3 PET/CT Cameras and a cGMP facility capable of production of radiopharmaceuticals for clinical use, along with a dedicated Regulatory office to expedite FDA approval. Modifications to the facility to enable cGMP production of compounds suitable for MR imaging/spectroscopy are feasible. The facility will be installing a clinical PET/MR instrument.
Responsibilities include Nuclear medicine and PET Center clinical services, potential development of a research program focusing both on clinical and basic research, participation in clinical and/or basic research, patient care, active participation of resident and fellowship education, participation in interdisciplinary conferences, and collaboration with clinical colleagues. This is a Nuclear Medicine faculty position requiring collaboration in Departmental administrative activities geared towards the continued improvement and development of a high-quality clinical imaging program.
Requires an MD/DO. The position requires a fellowship-trained nuclear medicine and diagnostic radiologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a focused interest in nuclear medicine and PET. The candidate must be fellowship trained in nuclear medicine and preferably board certified in both Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Medicine and must also be eligible to practice medicine in the State of New York.
Experience and a proven track record in administrative service is a plus. A track record of grant funding will strengthen the application. This position is being created to accelerate the academic and research clinical program in Molecular Imaging, and hence physicians with a track record and/or demonstrable strong interest in translational molecular imaging will be preferred. Narcotics license is desirable.
The salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
To formally apply for the position, please visit our online application site at https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=65783 to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The University and the Department of Radiology are committed to the diversity of its faculty. Outstanding female and underrepresented minority scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.
Additional Salary Information: The salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.
Internal Number: Req. 0008452
About Columbia University, Department of Radiology
The Department of Radiology currently provides clinical programs with subspecialty expertise at four geographic locations, including New York Presbyterian Hospital (NYP), Children’s Hospital of New York (CHONY), The Allen Pavilion annex of NYP, and at ColumbiaDoctors Midtown. The full spectrum of diagnostic and therapeutic radiology is offered throughout the enterprise, including the complete array of diagnostic radiology (CT, US, MRI, plain films), interventional radiology (body, vascular and neuro), and nuclear medicine (PET, PET/CT, CT/SPECT. All services utilize the most advanced technology available to provide cutting edge radiologic service to our patients and our referring physicians.
The Department stays at the forefront of advanced medical imaging by leading and participating in a broad range of research initiatives through NIH funded grants. Many of these projects are performed in dedicated state of the art Department of Radiology research facilities, including; the Morton A. Kreitchman PET Center, the David A. Gardner PET Research Center, a world class nuclear medicine facility that provides high quality positron emission tomography (PET) and PET/CT clinical and ...research facilities; the Magnetic Resonance Research Laboratories of Columbia University which boasts several high field research magnets; and the Cerebrovascular Center of the Neurological Institute. The Department also has a strong collaborative relationship with Columbia University 's Department of Biomedical Engineering.
The Department has an extensive ACGME graduate training program in diagnostic radiology, neuroradiology, nuclear medicine/ radiology, pediatric radiology, neuroradiology and vascular-interventional radiology. We also offer training fellowships in thoracic, abdominal musculo-skeletal, body MRI, and neuro-interventional radiology. The Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center provides radiology education to an average of 39 residents and fellows each year. The array of top, nationally recognized faculty, breadth of exams, research opportunities and advanced imaging technology, combined with the clinical services of one of the top hospitals in the United States makes the radiology educational experience at Columbia University among the most competitive in the country.