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Columbia University Professor of Pediatrics-Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology in New York, New York

THE OPPORTUNITY

This opportunity to join the Department of Pediatrics at the Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons at the rank of Full Professor is an exciting one. Columbia University Irving Medical Center, one of the nation’s foremost academic health science centers working together with one of the nation’s premier health systems, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

The ideal candidate will be a seasoned physician scientist and international leader in allergy/immunology research, conducted fully grant funded basic, translational and clinical research directed towards immunologic and allergic diseases. Responsibilities include running the world-class research program, interfacing with the basic and clinical immunology communities at CUMC, and specialized patient care, with direct interactions with physicians or medical staff; and the administration and training of fellows in allergy and immunology.

COMPENSATION

Compensation arrangements are competitive and commensurate with both experience and achievement.

COMMITMENT OF DIVERSITY

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. The University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

Columbia University welcomes applications from individuals who may have had nontraditional career paths, or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g. children, caring for disabled or elderly family), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside of academia (e.g., in professional or industry service). The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples and is committed to supporting the work-life balance of its faculty. We are interested in candidates who have a record of success advising and mentoring individuals from groups underrepresented in higher education and is particularly interested in candidates who have research interests in subjects that will contribute to the understanding of diversity and equal opportunity.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/QUALIFICATIONS

• Must have a MD or DO degree and an active NYS Medical License

• Must be Board certification in Allergy/Immunology or an equivalent board certification with experience in Allergy/Immunology with a clinical training in pediatrics.

• Consistently strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and sustain effective working relationships with professionals in other disciplines;

• The ability to create a high-energy results-oriented work environment that encourages colleagues and staff to value each other’s contributions; and

• The ability to share and celebrate success with colleagues and staff.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran

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