Nuclear Medicine, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences University of Utah
Description: The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Section of Nuclear Medicine. This individual is expected to make a significant impact in the field of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging through innovations and to contribute to a collegial environment that will promote the academic and clinical growth of the Nuclear Medicine section. The candidate is expected to provide clinical services; initiate research projects; actively engage in teaching for residents and fellows; and participate in quality improvement and value initiatives. The academic appointment will be at a rank and track commensurate with training and experience. Depending on the candidate’s academic experience, a departmental leadership position will also be considered.
Qualifications: The candidate should be board-certified by ABNM and/or ABR/NR, or equivalent. The candidate should have or be eligible for the status of Authorized User of radioisotopes. Outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The candidate with experience in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine practice including therapies and procedures. This individual should have a strong academic interest and prior evidence of research productivity. Active engagement in investigational research and extramurally funded research projects are desired.
Facilities: The Nuclear Medicine section provides clinical services at the University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Center, and VA medical center. Extensive imaging resources, including PET-CT scanners, SPECT-CT, and cyclotron / radiochemistry laboratory are available for clinical work and research. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET-MRI, micro SPECT-CT, micro PET, and 7T MRI, are available. In addition, multiple 3T MRI scanners are available for clinical and research work. Research opportunities abound within the University, supported by the Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research (UCAIR) in the Department and the Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging (CQCI) in the Huntsman Cancer Institute. The University of Utah Health Sciences offer various leadership programs and research training opportunities for faculty members. A leader in quality care, the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics were ranked #1 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability among all academic medical centers in 2016 and consistently has ranked in the top 10 over the past six years in a row.
Location: The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, in the foothill of the Wasatch Mountains at the western edge of the Rocky Mountains. Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, multicultural city, listed at 7th Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine in 2015. Seven ski and summer resorts, including Park City (home of the Sundance Film Festival), Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird (Oktoberfest), are located close to the campus. Within a day’s drive are nine U.S. National Parks. Salt Lake City is one of the most beautiful, safe, and affordable cities in the USA.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center. The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Room 135, (801)581-8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
If interested in this position please apply on-line by going to the following quicklink: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/61402
Any questions contact: Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD Professor and Chairman of Radiology Department of Radiology, University of Utah 30 North 1900 East #1A071 Salt Lake City, UT 84132, U.S.A. Phone (801)581-8699; Fax (801)581-2414 Email: email@example.com