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Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians Vice Chair of Research, Radiology in Boston, Massachusetts

Vice Chair of Research – Department of Radiology

Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians (HMFP) at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC)

Date Prepared: March 15, 2021

The Department of Radiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center seeks candidates to serve as Vice Chair for Research . Candidates should have an MD and/or PhD with a successful, sustained and impactful track record of high-impact scholarship and independent grant funding , grant writing experience and recognized interpersonal and leadership skills . Candidates will be eligible for appointment at Harvard Medical School at the rank of instructor, assistant professor, or associate professor. We seek an outstanding individual who will oversee and grow our research programs, build our research team, and who will effectively represent the interests of radiology research at the Institutional level. A priority for this individual is to improve our national research rankings by increasing extramural support and enhancing the Department’s research and academic profile. We are especially interested in women and/or under-represented in medicine minority candidates.

Position Summary:

The Vice Chair of Research leads the Department’s research operations and associated teams, projects, initiatives and administrative processes to increase the department’s research portfolio and ensure strategic initiatives are being met while maintaining the highest levels of research quality and compliance. The incumbent oversees a staff of direct and indirect reports, including PhD scientists, as well as laboratories and research groups. As a member of the Department’s leadership team, performance expectations include demonstrating ownership, creating innovation, building collaborations, adaptability, integrity and trust, all features described in our Department’s Code of Conduct. The Vice Chair for Research oversees trainee research education, research activities and awards, chairs the Radiology Research Oversight Committee, serves on the Radiology Executive Committee and the Faculty Development Committee, hosts our annual Research Symposium, and reports to the BIDMC/HMFP Chair of Radiology. We are especially interested in candidates with recognized expertise in translational MRI, computer/AI/informatics applications, or health services research. Experience in managing research programs is desirable. Administrative, biostatistical, as well as IRB and grants administration support are provided.

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center is a major HMS-affiliated teaching hospital with 649 beds, a Level I trauma center, and well-developed multi-specialty clinical programs. Candidates should be excited about working in an academic environment and passionate about the opportunity to teach medical students, residents, and fellows. For information about our research programs, please visit our website at

If interested in this position, please email cover letter and CV to . For further information regarding this position, please contact Andrea Baxter, Executive Assistant to the Chair, at 617-754-2519 or