The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a radiologist who is interested in interpreting thoracic imaging studies for our department, either remotely via teleradiology and/or on-site. Flexible work hours. The candidate is expected to provide clinical services and education for trainees. Opportunities to participate in quality improvement, value initiatives, and research projects abound. Academic appointments will be at a rank commensurate with training and experience.
Candidates should be American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) certified or eligible. Fellowship training (or equivalent) in thoracic imaging, cardiothoracic imaging, or body imaging would be beneficial. Applicants must be eligible for a Utah medical license. Outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite.
Facilities and Institution:
The Cardiothoracic 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 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. 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 top 10 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability among all academic medical centers over the past 10 years in a row.
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 top-10 Best Place for Business and Careers by Forbes Magazine. 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 internet link:
Any questions contact:
William Auffermann, MD
Interim Section Chief, Cardiothoracic Section Associate Professor|
Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine
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 December 15th, 2022