PHYSICIAN DIRECTOR Magnetic Resonance Research Center


Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center in New York City is seeking a Physician Director for the Magnetic Resonance Research Center (MRRC). An ideal candidate would be a national/international physician leader in MRI and MRI research, qualified for the rank of associate or full professor, with experience in multidisciplinary biomedical imaging research. NIH funding is preferred.


Einstein-Montefiore is nationally recognized for clinical excellence—breaking new ground in research, training the next generation of healthcare leaders, and delivering science-driven, patient-centered care. We are one of the largest health systems in the New York City metropolitan area, serving a large, diverse patient population. Montefiore-Einstein has annual NIH grant funding of $245M (FY2021) and is home to many Centers of Excellence, including 8 NIH-designated research centers. Einstein-Montefiore is funded by a new Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) infrastructure grant for the next 7 years.  The Department of Radiology has over 70 FTE radiologists and a large array of imaging facilities across 3 acute care hospitals, a dedicated children’s hospital as well as multiple outpatient imaging centers across the metropolitan area, conducive to translational and clinical research.


MRRC major equipment includes a 3T Phillips state-of-the-art MRI scanner, a 9.4T animal scanner, funding for a new 7T animal scanner, and Inveon PET/SPECT/CT. Additional infrastructure includes 3D-printing and machine learning research resources. The MRRC has 9 Core faculty who support user operations in a collaborative manner, 5 of whom have independent lines of research. Radiology is growing its research enterprise with new faculty hires in the areas of MRI and CT research, cancer imaging, machine learning, and 3D printing.


The Director is supported by an administrator who assists in administrative and financial operations, an administrative assistant for scheduling, protocol optimization and facilitation of exams, and three technologists who operate the scanners and help investigators perform studies. Additional personnel and resources will be considered as required to support the new Director. The Director reports jointly to the Dean and the Chair of Radiology.


Primary responsibilities of the MRRC physician director are to:

  1. provide support and guidance to investigators using the MRRC including grant proposals, advanced method implementation, and research project implementation,
  2. conduct independent and collaborative research and secure grant funding,
  3. mentor faculty and trainees,
  4. provide limited clinical coverage in their subspecialty area


In addition to a competitive salary of $250,000-$600,000, we offer the opportunity to make additional income with additional incentives and grants.  LTD, STD, paid malpractice, health, dental, vision and a 403(b) are also offered.  



Please direct questions to Jacqueline A. Bello, MD, FACR ( Chair of the Search Committee. Please submit CV and names/emails of three references with subject line: MRRC Physician Director to Radiology Research Administrator Efrain Dejesus ( Position is open until filled. Formal interviews are expected to start in May 2023.


Montefiore-Einstein is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. 


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