The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is recruiting for a full-time academic neuro-oncologist in the Department of Neurology for the Mount Sinai Health System.
Applicants are sought at Assistant or Associate Professor level with an academic appointment at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai that is commensurate with experience and resume. The chosen candidate must have excellent clinical skills and an interest in outpatient and inpatient neuro-oncology. The candidate will work with an outstanding team of neuro-oncologists, neuro-oncology nurse practitioners, neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neuropathologists in the Mount Sinai Health System and primarily based at the Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan.
The rapidly expanding neuro-oncology program at Mount Sinai has one of the largest brain tumor clinical volumes in NYC, with clinical trials enrolling brain tumor patients in the Tisch Cancer Institute. New multidisciplinary brain cancer clinics exist within the health system. The Brain Tumor Research Program at Mount Sinai currently has seven highly collaborative NIH-funded brain tumor research laboratories. Mount Sinai is a founding partner institution for the $300 million New York Proton Center, New York State’s first proton therapy facility, which opened in July 2019 in Upper Manhattan.
In 2019, the Department of Neurology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai received UCNS accreditation for a neuro-oncology fellowship training program to educate the next generation of brain tumor specialists. Neuro-oncology faculty also teach adult neurology residents during their required neuro-oncology rotations and Icahn School of Medicine medical students on neuro-oncology electives.
- ABPN certification in Neurology
- Subspecialty fellowship training and board certification (or board eligible) in neuro-oncology
- Outstanding communication, bedside manner, and professionalism; excellent organizational skills
- A strong work ethic and capability for effective collaboration in the multi-disciplinary care of patients with CNS tumors, including evaluation and enrollment in clinical trials
The Nash Family Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai received the third most biomedical research funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of any medical school neuroscience department in the nation in 2019, according to data compiled and released by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR). The Department of Neurology ranks No. 12 among neurology departments across the country in NIH funding, which reflects $21.8 million in awards received during the NIH’s 2019 fiscal year. The Neuroscience Department received $37.3 million in awards during the NIH’s 2019 fiscal year, which included 41 awards for which department faculty members are Principal Investigators. The Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery ranked 12th nationally in the U.S. News & World Report survey for 2020-2021.
The Tisch Cancer Institute (TCI), a National Cancer Institute-designated center established in 2008, is an integral part of the Mount Sinai Health System, whose mission is to advance basic, clinical, and population health cancer research, in order to prevent disease or improve the lives of cancer patients. TCI has over 80 prominent scientists and physicians with an outstanding cancer clinical trials office, including built-in infrastructure for early phase clinical trials designed to maximize the development of cutting-edge therapies.
About the Mount Sinai Health System:
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City's largest integrated delivery system, encompassing eight hospitals, a leading medical school, and a vast network of ambulatory practices throughout the greater New York region. Mount Sinai's vision is to produce the safest care, the highest quality, the highest satisfaction, the best access and the best value of any health system in the nation. The Health System includes more than 7,200 primary and specialty care physicians; 13 joint-venture ambulatory surgery centers; more than 400 ambulatory practices throughout the five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 30 affiliated community health centers. The Icahn School of Medicine is one of three medical schools that have earned distinction by multiple indicators: ranked in the top 20 by U.S. News & World Report's "Best Medical Schools", aligned with a U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" Hospital, No. 15 in the nation for National Institutes of Health funding, and among the top 10 most innovative research institutions as ranked by the journal Nature in its Nature Innovation Index. This reflects a special level of excellence in education, clinical practice, and research. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked No. 14 on U.S. News & World Report's "Honor Roll" of top U.S. hospitals; it is one of the nation's top 15 hospitals in Cardiology/Heart Surgery, Diabetes/Endocrinology, Gastroenterology/GI Surgery, Geriatrics, Nephrology, and Neurology/Neurosurgery in the 2020-2021 "Best Hospitals" issue. Mount Sinai's Kravis Children's Hospital also is ranked nationally in four out of ten pediatric specialties by U.S. News & World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology. Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Morningside, and Mount Sinai West are ranked regionally.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We comply with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude, or treat people differently on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.
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Executive Director Physician Recruitment
Mount Sinai Health System