Director, Center for Metabolic Health, Weill Cornell Medical College
Weill Cornell Medical College seeks an internationally recognized investigator to become the Founding Director of our new Center for Metabolic Health. The director will develop a robust, multidisciplinary, interdepartmental research program in the diagnostics and therapeutics of diabetes, obesity and related metabolic diseases. The Director of the Center for Metabolic Health will be a scientist of the highest caliber who possesses outstanding leadership skills and the vision to develop and lead a team of scientists and physician-scientists employing cutting-edge technologies and cross-disciplinary expertise to understand the causes and develop treatments for a variety of metabolic diseases. Appointees within the center will be from across departments at the medical college and make use of state-of-the-art cellular and molecular biology, genetics, proteomics and metabolomics approaches. This position is an opportunity to join a preeminent medical center that is set within a diverse patient population, to strategize and lead a vital effort that will establish a new center of excellence, and to further a new era in breakthrough research and life-saving therapies in metabolism.
Weill Cornell Medical College is affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and maintains close ties with neighboring institutions, including Rockefeller University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV to:
John P. Leonard, M.D., Interim Chair
Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
525 East 68th Street, Box 130, Room M-522
New York, NY 10065