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Westchester Medical Center Health System & New York Medical College Seek a Director of the Radiation Oncology Clinical Service, and Chair of the Academic Department of Radiation Medicine

School, College or Department: School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Medicine
Date Posted: Date: Sun, 17 May 2020 11:11:00 EDT
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Reports To: Dean, School of Medicine Location: Valhalla Campus

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.

The Radiation Oncology Clinical Service and the Department of Radiation Oncology are academic radiation oncology programs supporting a multidisciplinary approach to patient care and is an integral part of the Cancer Program at WMCHealth. Radiation oncology services are provided at three facilities within the WMCHealth System: Westchester Medical Center, which includes the Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital in Valhalla NY, Good Samaritan Hospital in Suffern NY, and MidHudson Regional Medical Center in Poughkeepsie NY.  The Department’s clinical programs include the entire range of services, including image-guided IMRT, SBRT, hyperthermia, brachytherapy, and pediatric radiation oncology.

The successful candidate is expected to build and sustain an inclusive climate for all faculty, staff, trainees, and students. At WMCHealth and NYMC diversity is integral to excellence. We value and honor diverse experiences and perspectives, strive to create welcoming and respectful learning environments, and promote access, opportunity and fairness for all.

WMCHealth is a 1,700-bed healthcare system headquartered in Valhalla NY, with ten hospitals on eight campuses spanning 6,200 square miles of the Hudson Valley. WMCHealth employs more than 12,000 people and has nearly 3,000 attending physicians. From Level 1, Level 2 and Pediatric Trauma Centers, the region’s only acute care children’s hospital, an academic medical center, several community hospitals, dozens of specialized institutes and centers, skilled nursing, assisted living facilities, homecare services and one of the largest mental health systems in New York State, today WMCHealth is the pre-eminent provider of integrated healthcare in the Hudson Valley.

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).


Successful candidates must possess an MD, MD/PhD, or equivalent degree and significant academic leadership experience at an academic health center. Candidates should have proven collaborative leadership skills to direct the clinical programs of the department, and must demonstrate a strong clinical practice background, excellence in scholarship, and administrative experience. It is the long-term aspiration of the department to develop a residency program in radiation oncology.

Candidates must have demonstrated excellence in working with faculty, administration, and students from a wide range of disciplines, cultures, and academic backgrounds throughout the community. Candidates must be board certified by the American Board of Radiation Oncology and eligible for a medical license in New York State.

In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Application Instructions

Those interested in the position should submit a CV and a cover letter, limited to no more than three pages, that addresses your qualifications, accomplishments, and vision for the future of radiation oncology. Selected finalist(s) will be asked to submit a formal employment application and to complete required reference and background checks prior to hiring.

WMCHealth and NYMC are equal opportunity employers and seek to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more 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.

Please submit applications by email to:

Edward C. Halperin MD, MA
New York Medical College
Search Committee for the Department of Radiation Oncology/Radiation Medicine

c/o Vilma Bordonaro, Chief of Staff
New York Medical College
40 Sunshine Cottage Road
Valhalla NY 10595


Edward C. Halperin MD, MA, Chancellor/CEO, New York Medical College, Search Committee for the Department of Radiation Oncology/Radiation Medicine, c/o Vilma Bordonaro, Chief of Staff, New York Medical College, 40 Sunshine Cottage Road, Valhalla NY 10595, Email: Vilma_Bordonaro@nymc.edu

Assistant Housing Superintendent

School, College or Department: Student Housing
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:01:00 EDT
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Reports To: Housing Superintendent Location: Valhalla Campus

New York Medical College seeks an Assistant Housing Superintendent to performs essential services for a 200+ unit complex and is responsible for a wide range of duties. S/he performs a variety of skilled preventive and general maintenance, repair, construction, and renovation work; and responds to and addresses work orders and emergent situations as they arise.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED. Associates Degree, vocational and /or technical training preferred; 6+ years of higher education campus housing and/or 200+ unit residential building experience strongly preferred. Valid driver’s license required. OSHA 10 hour Construction training preferred. Managerial/supervisory experience helpful.

Requirements include: robust technical skills in electrical, carpentry, plumbing, painting and other general repairs essential. Locksmithing skills desirable. Computer proficiency and effective email and phone communication skills required. Must be able to utilize an iPad-based CMMS. Must have excellent recordkeeping capabilities. Must be able to work with a CMMS and perform inspections from an iPad. Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook and Excel preferred. Snow plowing experience highly preferred. Demonstrated customer service skills. Ability to communicate professionally with residents and other staff in English is required. Candidate must be able to manage the physical demands of the position, pass a background check and participate in rotating on-call schedule.

Candidates must apply online at: https://nymccareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchRelation=keyword_all&searchLocation=-12816-Valhalla


Assistant Director, Research and Clinical Compliance

School, College or Department: Research Administration
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:55:00 EDT
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Reports To: Radiation Safety Officer Location: Valhalla Campus

New York Medical College seeks an Assistant Director, Research and Clinical Compliance to play a key role in the management of New York Medical comprehensive environmental, safety, occupational health, and research compliance programs in support of and under the general supervision of senior staff.

Responsibilities include: providing day-to-day management of research compliance and infection control programs, including the development and revision of plans, policies, procedures and training programs; prepare and conduct trainings on a variety of EH&S topics; serve as Chemical Hygiene Officer and Assistant Biosafety Officer. Assistant Director will perform routine audits of laboratories, clinical areas, clinical compliance and research programs; consult with Principal Investigators (PIs), lab personnel and clinical personnel on inspection findings and provides appropriate recommendations based on regulatory compliance and best-practice guidelines; maintains comprehensive and accurate records of inspections. Develops recommendations for corrective actions. Supervises audit closeout process (including the appropriate documentation of such) by technical staff.

Under the general direction of the Radiation Safety Officer, will oversee the day-to-day management of the radiation safety program and related tasks performed by EH&S Technicians; supervise research and clinical dosimetry programs. Ensure that compliance activities are completed within the appropriate time period(s) of the calendar year. Manages records, including waste manifests, SDSs, and other compliance documents; keep documentation in a consistent state of “inspection” readiness. Provides support for regulatory audits/site inspections; maintain knowledge of federal, state, and local safety regulations through personal research and attendance at meetings/seminars.

Candidate must have a Bachelor’s Degree however a Master’s degree is highly preferred; 5+ years experience, preferably in an academic, healthcare, and/or research environment. DOJ/FBI/DMV background checks and clearances required. Participation in rotating on-call schedule required. HAZWOPER/RCRA/DOT HAZMAT/IATA certifications strongly preferred. Must have advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, specifically Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. Must be able to use iPad/iPhone applications.

Candidates must apply online at: https://nymccareers-touro.icims.com/jobs/search?ss=1&searchRelation=keyword_all&searchLocation=-12816-Valhalla

Assistant Professor in the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program

School, College or Department: School of Medicine
Date Posted: Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2020 09:45:00 EDT
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Reports To: Director of Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Location: Valhalla Campus

The Biomedical Ethics and Humanities Program at New York Medical College, in Valhalla, NY seeks a non-tenure-track Assistant Professor level faculty member in clinical ethics and bioethics to join us in establishing a Graduate Program in the Biomedical Ethics and Humanities. The program will include a Master of Science Degree and a Certificate Program. Additionally, there will be opportunities to take individual courses that can be used for personal development, life-long learning and micro-credentialing. This is primarily an educator position, though pursuit of research and ethics consultation is encouraged/ expected.

Responsibilities include: Teaching the equivalent of three courses per semester, though coursework could be spread out to include summer sessions. It may also include teaching in one of the other health professional programs at NYMC. Professor will have clinical ethics consultation responsibilities at one of NYMC’s hospital affiliates; will mentor health professional and graduate students; and will help to create and teach continuing education programs. Candidate will be working with the Director on organizing meetings, conferences, and research projects as well as pursuing a line of bioethical research and inquiry that leads to presentations at national meetings and publications in peer-reviewed journals

Successful candidate must have an M.D., Ph.D., or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent degree. Areas of work within bioethics that will receive preference are pediatric ethics, geriatric ethics, Artificial Intelligence and big data, genetics, and/or organizational ethics.

This is a two-year appointment effective July 1, 2020-June 30, 2022. This appointment is renewable, contingent upon successful reappointment, and may be turned into a tenure track position.

Please direct cover letter addressing candidate's qualifications, curriculum vitae, two-three potential syllabi for masters level courses, and one publication or academic paper to: hrrecruiter@nymc.edu

New York Medical College is committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.

New York Medical College is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the traditions and policies of NYMC, applicant diversity reflecting all self-identified gender, racial, social and economic groups is encouraged.

Member of the Touro College and University System


Seeking Assistant/Associate Professor of Virology in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology

School, College or Department: School of Medicine, Department of Microbiology and Immunology
Date Posted: Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2019 14:36:00 EDT
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Reports To: Chair, Department of Microbiology and Immunology Location: Valhalla, NY

We will consider candidates studying all aspects of virology but particularly interested in applicants studying host-virus interactions, molecular virology, impact on the immune system and vaccine development. We are seeking a highly motivated candidate with a strong record of research accomplishments in virology who will complement the expertise of our existing programs.

Appointment at the Associate Professor rank will require a demonstrated record of accomplishment including strong record of publications and evidence of sustained extramural funding. Opportunities to develop interdisciplinary collaborative research programs exist with other basic and clinical science departments at the College and affiliated health system.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree and a record of productive post-doctoral training.  Successful candidate will also have an opportunity to be appointed to the faculty of the Graduate School of Basic Medical Sciences. Excellent opportunities exist to mentor and train MS, PhD and MD/PhD students and to participate in teaching or develop graduate courses within the applicant’s area of expertise.

The Department has a highly collaborative and collegial academic faculty with an important footprint in medical education and graduate training, close interactions with our clinical partner, Westchester Medical Center, and other departments, especially the department of pathology.

A competitive salary and generous start-up package are available. Interested applicants should apply electronically to: Alicia Parrish, hrrecruiter@nymc.edu and include: cover letter indicating research interests, CV, and names of three references (who will not be contacted without permission from the candidate).

NYMC is located on a lush 54-acre campus in Westchester County, only 25 miles north of midtown Manhattan, with local bus service and several train stations connecting to New York City. Founded in 1860, NYMC is one of the oldest and largest medical colleges in the US. A combination of a proud legacy of inclusion, exceptional academics, and affiliation with the nearby Westchester Medical Center provides an ideal base for basic and translation research and clinical activities.

As an equal opportunity employer, NYMC is committed to achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion, and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds. NYMC is a member of the Touro College and University System.

Alicia Parrish, hrrecruiter@nymc.edu