New York Medical College (NYMC) School of Medicine (SOM) invites applications and nominations for the position of Chair of the Departments of Pathology & Microbiology/Immunology providing academic leadership to a combined faculty of nearly 125 distinguished academic investigators, educators and researchers. The Chair works collaboratively with the Director of Clinical Pathology at Westchester Medical Center, which is the primary affiliate hospital within the WMCHealth Network (WMC). The Chair will enhance team science and educational initiatives that support the joint mission of NYMC and its academic health center partner, as well as optimizing the rich clinical material that the affiliation affords.
WMC, accredited by the College of American Pathologists, has functioned as a reference laboratory for the State of New York. The Division operates specialized laboratories in Flow Cytometry, Transplant-Immunology, Special Chemistry, Hematology, Microbiology-Serology, Cystic Fibrosis (which serves as the regional laboratory for diagnosis of cystic fibrosis and performs the largest number of these tests in the state), Microbiology-Parasitology-Mycology laboratory, and the General Core Laboratory which combines the functions of STAT laboratory with that of regular Chemistry, Hematology and Clinical Microscopy laboratories (providing key services 24/7). WMC Pathology Residency Program offers ACGME training for 12 residents.
The Department of Microbiology/Immunology currently comprises 42 faculty members in addition to research and support staff and graduate/medical students. Faculty research programs span bacterial, viral, and parasite pathogenesis, vaccine and diagnostic development, immunology and cancer. Departmental research support is provided by a variety of sources including the National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health, Department of Defense, New York State, private foundations and biomedical corporations. NYMC is currently expanding its virology faculty and research capability with additional faculty recruitment and capital facilities investments.
NYMC, founded in 1860, is part of the Touro College and University System and is located on a 55-acre campus in Valhalla NY adjacent to Westchester Medical Center, and has schools of medicine (MD), dentistry (DDS), health professions (MPH, DPH, DPT, MS in Speech Language Pathology, MS in Biostatistics), graduate studies (MS, PhD), and nursing (BSN).
NYMC is an equal opportunity employer that seeks to create an environment which fosters the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status. Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should make their needs for accommodation known to the search committee administration.
Dr. Chitti R. Moorthy, Professor of Clinical Radiation Medicine and Department Chair, is returning to the full time faculty after long and honorable service as Department Chair. Therefore, the Westchester Medical Center Health System (WMCHealth) and the New York Medical College School of Medicine (NYMC) seek a full time Director of the Radiation Oncology Clinical Service of the WMCHealth Network and Academic Chairperson of the Department. This is a 12-month service period position per year, with an anticipated start date in Spring/Summer 2021. The successful candidate will be expected to provide programmatic excellence in clinical services, education, and independent original research.