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Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in a career opportunity with the Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine. 
Weill Cornell Medicine is a global healthcare leader known for world-class patient care, cutting-edge research, and top-ranked education. 

We are currently seeking: 


The Department of Anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medicine (WCM) seeks a Director/Vice Chair of Research to lead, direct and supervise departmental research activities in conjunction with the department Chair. The current research portfolio includes programs including neuropharmacology, neurophysiology, systems neuroscience, pain medicine, cancer pain, ion channel biophysics, outcomes research, and informatics. Research facilities and resources will be provided commensurate with the accomplishments and research goals of the successful candidate with partial support through the Distinguished Research Professor Chair. Collaborative institutional research is supported by institutional and departmental research core facilties that provide cutting-edge resources.

The Director/Vice Chair of Research will be responsible for leading a robust externally funded interdependent research group; developing a strategic plan for department research in alignment with institutional priorities; growing research and developing collaborations among departmental, institutional and external faculty; and assisting with recruitment and development of research faculty.

The ideal candidate will have a record of novel independent research in a relevant area with significant peer-reviewed publications and external funding; experience in investigator mentorship and research administration; an MD or MD/PhD in a basic or clinical science; primary focus on basic, translational and/or clinical research in areas related to anesthesiology, perioperative medicine, pain medicine, critical care, biophysics or neuroscience.

Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, names of three references, and research vision statement to:
Hugh Hemmings, Jr., M.D. Ph.D.,
Chair, Department of Anesthesiology



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Dept. of Anesthesiology
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medicine
525 East 68th Street, Box 124
New York, NY 10065
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