Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
University of Utah
Description: The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a radiologist who is subspecialized in thoracic and cardiac imaging. This individual is expected to make a significant impact in the field of thoracic and cardiac imaging and related areas through innovations and to contribute to a collegial environment that will promote the academic and clinical growth of the Thoracic Imaging 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 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 American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) certified or eligible, fellowship trained (or equivalent) in thoracic imaging (including cardiac imaging) and have a strong interest in academic radiology. Outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The candidate should have strong academic interest and prior evidence of research productivity. Active engagement in investigational research and extramurally funded research projects is desired.
Facilities and Institution: The Thoracic Imaging section provides clinical services at the University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute (an NCI-designated premier cancer center), and multiple outpatient centers along the Wasatch Front. Cardiac imaging is a shared service with colleagues in the Department of Cardiology. The Department offers an outstanding residency program in Diagnostic Radiology and a new cardiothoracic imaging fellowship program. Extensive imaging resources, including multiple MRIs, dual-energy CTs, intraoperative MRI, and PET-CT scanners are available for clinical work and research. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET-MRI and 7T MRI, are also available. Research opportunities abound, with a broad case mix from the sources described above, as well as the world-class unique support provided by the Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research (UCAIR) in the Department. UCAIR offers international expertise in imaging sciences, including basic sciences, physics and engineering, MRI research, and CT and PET research. Unique research opportunities, such as image-based artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are available in collaboration with the Scientific Computing and Imaging Institute, internationally renowned research institution in the University. 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 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 across the USA.
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health 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 our mission.
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 quick link: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/66451
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
This job ad expires on Thursday August 16th, 2018