Summary Description: The Weinberg Family Cerebral Palsy (CP) Center in the Departmentof Orthopedic Surgery at Columbia University Medical Center seeks a Clinical Affairs Director. The CP Center's Clinical Affairs Director will provide leadership and administration for the Center's clinical and clinical research activities. Under the general direction and supervision of the Executive Medical Director, this position leads the Center's efforts to provide comprehensive coordinated health care services to patients with cerebral palsy and other neuromuscular syndromes across the lifespan. The Clinical Affairs Director will provide strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the Center. He/she will work collaboratively with the leadership of the supporting Departments and Columbia University Medical Center to lead the development of the highest quality education, research, and clinical programs. The ideal candidate should be a forward looking, innovative, clinician/scientist/administrator who already has recognition in the field of medicine as evidenced by his/her contributions to the literature in clinical and/or basic science translational research and who has responsible roles in national academic societies.
Minimum Qualifications: Candidates must hold a M.D. or a Doctorate in Physical Therapy.
Preferred Qualifications: The preferred candidate will be a board certified practicing physician or a board certified physical therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and full licensure in the State of New York, with significant leadership track record and experience, sufficient to assume the administrative leadership role which will be critical in relation to the Columbia community. The preferred candidate is a respected clinician, research scholar, and charismatic administrative leader, who will be capable of effective recruitment of new faculty and staff to the program. He/she needs to have demonstrated an ability to mentor junior faculty and to build new research programs with investigators from Columbia University and external institutions. The preferred candidate will have experience working in a field related to musculoskeletal conditions, which may include Neurology, Developmental Neurology, Pediatrics, Orthopedics or Physical Therapy.
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