Dearest PRIDE family,

We have a health disparities position open at Penn State in our Department of Health Policy and Administration (http://hhd.psu.edu/hr/careers/54146).  It’s actually 1 of 5 positions that are part of a cluster hire on health disparities in our College of Health and Human Development (http://hhd.psu.edu/Health-Disparities-Cluster) in the departments of nutrition, biobehavioral health, kinesiology in addition to our HPA department.

Perhaps one of the positions interests you, or is appropriate for a senior PhD candidate or postdoc, but please share widely with your health disparities colleagues who have mentored the next generation of outstanding health disparities researchers.

Best,

Tricia

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Patricia Y. Miranda, PhD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Health Policy and Administration and Demography
College of Health and Human Development
Assistant Professor of Public Health Sciences
College of Medicine
The Pennsylvania State University

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Posted Date: 10/28/2014

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for a clinically experienced medical physicist in diagnostic radiology physics with specialization in MRI. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will primarily involve support of MRI clinical operations, QA, safety, and ACR Accreditation; however, the position will also involve support of other diagnostic imaging activities such as acceptance testing; QA surveys on all types of radiological equipment, new equipment specification and evaluation, image quality assurance, radiation dosimetry, and computerized data analysis. This position may involve some research and resident teaching.

The qualifications for this position include: Ph.D. degree or D.Sc. in medical physics or related field and at least five years of experience working with both MRI and radiological imaging equipment. American Board of Radiology (ABR) or American Board of Medical Physics (ABMP) Certification in Diagnostic Radiology Physics is required with ABMP certification in MRI physics being preferred. The candidate should either be licensed in Medical Physics – Diagnostic Radiology in New York State or must be eligible and committed to become licensed within 12 months. The candidate for this position must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have the ability to effectively cooperate with and train medical staff.

Columbia University Medical Center consists of a main campus with a 1300 beds hospital located in Manhattan, a community hospital and a number of satellite medical offices. The imaging equipment consists of 13 MRI units, 10 CT scanner, 4 PET/CT scanners, 2 SPECT/CT, 11 special procedures suites, 25 fixed Radiography and R/F rooms, 8 digital mammography units, and a large number of mobile radiographic units, mobiles fluoroscopy units, and ultrasound units.  In total there are more than 150 X-ray tubes.

The diagnostic radiology physics group is comprised of three Ph.D.’s and three M.S. level physicists. ACR accreditation is maintained for mammography, MRI, ultrasound, and CT. Most of the equipment and facilities were recently modernized.

Please visit our online application site at http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59822 for further information about this position and in order to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement indicates that the candidate will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

 

Posted Date: 09/26/2014

The Institute for Behavioral Genetics, University of Colorado Boulder, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professorship with an academic appointment in one of the following departments: Psychology and Neuroscience, Integrative Physiology, Computer Science, or Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology. We anticipate that the appointment will begin August 2015. The Institute seeks to build on its strengths in human behavioral, quantitative, and statistical genetics. Successful candidates may include, but are not limited to, individuals whose research on human genetics utilizes whole-genome data in one or more of the following sub-disciplines: statistical genetics; behavioral/psychiatric genetics; genetic epidemiology; population genetics; computational biology. Appointees will participate in the research and teaching missions of both the Institute and their academic department.

Minimum requirements are a PhD, MD, or equivalent terminal degree. Applicants should submit a CV, a statement of research and teaching interests, 3 to 5 sample research papers, and names and contact information for 3 professional references. Application materials are accepted electronically at http://www.jobsatcu.com/postings/88445 (job posting number F01771).  Application review will begin October 15, 2014, and we will continue to accept applications until the position is filled.

Please direct questions to Dr. Matt Keller at matthew.c.keller@colorado.edu, information about the Institute for Behavioral Genetics can be found at http://www.colorado.edu/ibg/home The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals of diverse sexual orientations, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at: hr-ada@colorado.edu. The University of Colorado conducts background checks on all finnal applicants being considered for employment.

 

Posted Date: 09/26/2014

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Strategically Focused Research Network: Disparities in Cardiovascular Disease
Request for Applications Now Available Online

The full Strategically Focused Disparities Research Network Request for Applications is now available online!

Prospective applicants are requested to submit a Letter of Intent for the AHA Strategically
Focused Disparities Research on or before October 30, 2014. Letters of Intent will be available in Grants@Heart after September 15, 2014. View the Letter of Intent Instructions for more details.

While a Letter of Intent is not required in order to submit a subsequent full application and does not enter into the review of said subsequent application; the information provided in a Letter of Intent allows AHA staff to estimate the potential peer review workload and to avoid potential conflicts of interest in the peer review process. It also allows AHA to provide potential applicants with updated information about the application process if necessary.

For more information, visit the Strategically Focused Disparities Research Network web page.


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Posted Date: 09/18/2014

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center has multimodality radiologist positions available for overnight work in a community hospital in one of the most sought after locations in Westchester County, NY, approximately 20-25 minutes from NYC.  Preference will be given to candidates who have experience in neuroradiology imaging and are adept at multiple modalities. The clinical schedule includes late afternoon, evening, weekend and overnight shifts, with ample non-clinical time to allow for sleep recovery and academic productivity.

The positions will be full-time Columbia University faculty positions with full fringe benefits.  Responsibilities will include patient care, active participation in resident and fellowship education, and participation in clinical and/or basic research.

The Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center is a leader in imaging services, research and technology development, and provides over 600,000 examinations per year.   Join our team of 9 subspecialty Divisions to provide comprehensive care to Manhattan and Westchester County in conjunction with the large number of affiliated and integrated Columbia University physicians in the region.

In the Westchester location, construction is underway for a 60,000 ft. comprehensive cancer center with dedicated medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. A new women’s imaging facility has also been completed and will contain state-of-the-art mammography and ultrasound services.

Position requires M.D. or D.O. degrees.   Requirements include board certification and fellowship training in subspecialty area.  Candidate must have or be able to obtain a New York State medical license.  Candidate must also be MQSA certifiable.  Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please visit our online application site at http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59660 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The School is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution. Excellent salary and benefits.

Posted Date: 08/14/2014

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University invites applications for a clinical faculty position in Body Imaging. Position requires fellowship or comparable experience in body imaging (abdomen, pelvis, and vascular imaging) and board certification or eligibility in diagnostic radiology. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The ideal candidate should have strong interpretative skill in all modalities including advanced applications. We work closely with other referrers therefore strong interpersonal skills and a proven aptitude in dealing with other clinical teams is of great importance. In addition, the successful applicant will act as the Site Director for the Allen Hospital, a satellite site of New York Presbyterian Hospital. As a teaching hospital it is expected that a successful candidate would be actively involved in teaching not only residents and fellows within our department but also to other departments. Candidate must be able to obtain a NYS medical license; narcotics license is desirable.

The Allen Hospital is a 200-bed community hospital at which most departments of the Hospital offer clinical services including surgical and medical subspecialties.   The Department of Radiology Facilities have state-of-the-art equipment including MRI, CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and radiography/fluoroscopy.

Please visit our online application site at http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59563 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.The School is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution.

Posted Date: 08/12/2014

Associate Research Scientist of the PET Radiochemistry Laboratories

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for Associate Research Scientist in the PET Radiochemistry Laboratories in the Kreitchman PET Center.

Reporting to the PET Center Director, the Associate Research Scientist will be responsible for optimization, production and quality control of research radiotracers and for quality assurance and control programs in the Radiochemistry Laboratory at the Kreitchman PET Center. The candidate will ensure that production procedures, laboratory procedures, and facilities and equipment systems employed during the manufacture and processing of PET drug products are in conformity with the PET Center’s SOPs, as well as Food and Drug Administration (FDA), United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) and all other applicable regulatory standards.

Specific duties include:

  1. Produce research PET radiotracers according to the PET Center’s production methods and SOPs
  2. Perform Quality Control of PET radiopharmaceuticals produced by the Kreitchman PET Center to ensure that they are fully compliant with release criteria, written procedures and SOPs.
  3. This position reports to the PET Center Director for all aspects of research and production. Report all QC/QA findings to PET Center Director and work with the Director on development of corrective action plans where applicable.
  4. Perform other duties as assigned.

Position requires

  1. PhD degree in chemistry, radiochemistry or related field, as well as at least five years of radiochemistry experience.
  2. Working knowledge of both manual and automated PET tracer production and analytical HPLC instrumentation

3.  Capacity to integrate Federal and other relevant regulatory requirements into PET tracer production and quality control responsibilities.

Please visit our online application site at http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59439 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The School is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution. Excellent salary and benefits.

Posted Date: 06/23/2014

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center invites applications for a senior faculty position and leadership role as Division Chief of Neuroradiology.

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.

The nationally recognized Department of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University has the most comprehensive multi-subspecialty group in the New York metropolitan area with 15 attending neurosurgeons performing over 3,000 operations per year (including complex cerebrovascular diseases, tumors, spinal instrumentation, epilepsy surgery, and pediatric surgery for congenital tumors, correction of cranial and spinal anomalies, and hydrocephalus).

The Department of Neurology is one of leading academic departments in the United States and is internationally recognized for clinical and research excellence.  The Neurological Institute has numerous faculty with joint appointments in the basic sciences as well as the Graduate Program for Neurology and Behavior.

The imaging resources include >7 MRI scanners which are being upgraded, with most being 3T, 9 CT scanners, and 27 ultrasound machines. Currently, all MRI scanners are undergoing replacement and upgrades. The Division faculty interpret yearly about 15,500 CT scans, 18,500 MRI scans, and 5,000 DR cases; and perform about 1,700 procedures.  The faculty interpret functional MRI and MRI spectroscopic imaging.  The neuroradiology faculty provide training for up to 6 fellows as well as residents and medical students. There are three first-year ACGME fellowship positions available each year.

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 Cameras and a cGMP facility capable of production of 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 clinical PET/MR instrument.

Responsibilities include management of the Neuroradiology service, development of a research program focusing both on clinical and basic research, participation in clinical and/or basic research, patient care, active participation and oversight of resident and fellowship education, participation in interdisciplinary conferences, and collaboration with clinical colleagues.  This is a Division Chief, senior faculty position requiring participation in Departmental activities geared towards the continued improvement and development of top-quality imaging and research projects.

The position requires a fellowship-trained neuroradiologist with hands-on experience in neuroradiology and a proven track record in managing a clinical service. A track record of grant funding will strengthen the application.  The candidate must be board certified in Diagnostic Radiology and must be eligible to practice medicine in the State of New York. Narcotics license is desirable. The salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We offer a competitive salary and benefits.

Posted Date: 06/19/2014

The Department of Radiology at the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University Medical Center has multiple new subspecialty positions available for full-time hire, and is seeking qualified radiologists to work in a community hospital in one of the most sought after locations in Westchester County, NY, approximately 20-25 minutes from NYC.  Subspecialties include Breast Imaging, Body Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Neuroradiology, Interventional Radiology and General Diagnostic Imaging.  The positions will be full-time Columbia University faculty positions with full fringe benefits.  Responsibilities will include patient care, active participation in resident and fellowship education, and participation in clinical and/or basic research.

The Department of Radiology at Columbia University Medical Center is a leader in imaging services, research and technology development, and provides over 600,000 examinations per year.   Join our team of 9 subspecialty Divisions to provide comprehensive care to Manhattan and Westchester County in conjunction with the large number of affiliated and integrated Columbia University physicians in the region.

In the Westchester location, construction is underway for a 60,000 ft. comprehensive cancer center with dedicated medical, surgical and radiation oncologists. A new women’s imaging facility has also been completed and will contain state-of-the-art mammography and ultrasound services.

Position requires M.D. or D.O. degrees.   Requirements include board certification and fellowship training in subspecialty area.  Candidate must have or be able to obtain a New York State medical license. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please visit our online application site at http://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59438 for further information about this position and to submit your application. Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. The School is especially interested in qualified candidates whose record of achievement will contribute to the diversity goals of the institution. Excellent salary and benefits.

Posted Date: 06/19/2014

Posted Date: 06/04/2014

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