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Required Qualifications: PhD, MD or MD/PhD or equivalent degree, national recognition in research with a history of strong independent research programs and current externally funded grant awards.
Preferred Qualifications: Teaching and clinical experience. Experience with mentorship and creating bridges between departments and disciplines.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Stony Brook University Cancer Center seeks applicants for the inaugural director of our Cancer Imaging and Metabolomics Program whose research focuses on cancer imaging. This is a very important leadership position in the institution and in the Cancer Center. The Program aims at developing cuting edge approaches in cancer imaging and metabolism as well as cancer diagnostics and therapeutic. The program will be based on exceptional research foundations and will also foster translating research activities to clinical studies and advancing applications of advancing imaging for our cancer patient population. Applicants must hold a PhD, MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree and meet the criteria for the rank of Associate Professor or Professor with tenure. Required qualifications are national recognition in research with a history of strong independent research programs and current externally funded grant awards. Teaching and clinical tasks are negotiable. The successful candidate should also have a record of successful mentorship and creating bridges between departments and disciplines. This position will have access to a large array of research facilities, including a dedicated research 3T MR (Prisma), and a small animal 7T. The institution has committed significant resources to PET imaging and candidates with PET experience are strongly preferred. We currently have: a human MR/PET, small animal 9.4T MR/PET, PET/SPECT/CT, and GMP F research tracer production facility. Within a few months, we will have a second production facility, cyclotron, and three additional camera bays with PET and PET/CT. Salary startup funds, and laboratory space are highly competitive. We seek a recognized leader with vision, a superb academic background, and strong research credentials.
Stony Brook is a large research intensive state supported university. We have a prestigious medical school co-located with a science based university and hospital. Hence, we have a strong history of basic and clinical science symbiosis. In particular we have a 40 year record of innovation in imaging research. MR, FDG, technetium, and virtual colonoscopy, as well as computer aided diagnosis were discovered by Stony Brook faculty.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated Start Date: As soon as possible.
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Application Procedure: Those interested in this position should submit a State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV to:
Ms. Lauren Cutaia
c/o Search Committee for Cancer Imaging & Metabolomics
Stony Brook Cancer Center
Health Sciences Center, Level 4, Room 182
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8430
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