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University of Utah Breast Imaging, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Breast Imaging, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Department 00877 - Radiology Clinical

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin


Description : The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking full time radiologists specialized in Breast Imaging to join an expanding Breast Imaging section. This position is a full-time specialized breast radiologist (fellowship trained or fellowship-equivalent), and the academic appointment will be at a rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. This individual is expected to make a significant impact in the field of Breast Imaging and to contribute to a collegial environment that will promote the academic and clinical growth of the section. The faculty responsibilities include: to provide clinical services and innovate care delivery; to support and engage in teaching for residents and fellows; to expand research programs and participate in the academic mission; and to advance quality improvement programs and value initiatives. The Section supports an outstanding Breast Imaging fellowship program. The Department is known internationally for its excellence in educational innovations and imaging research.

Qualifications : The candidate should be American Board of Radiology (or equivalent) certified or eligible, Breast Imaging fellowship (or equivalent)-trained in all aspects of clinical breast imaging. Outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The successful candidate must have the ability to interpret digital breast tomosynthesis ( DBT ) screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds and breast MRI examinations, and be able to perform core biopsies and preoperative needle localizations using x-ray, ultrasound and MRI guidance. The candidate should have a strong academic interest and prior evidence of excellence in education and/or research productivity.

Facilities and Institution: The breast imaging section provides clinical services for the University hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute, an NCI -designated premier cancer center, and multiple outpatient centers throughout the Wasatch front. Expanding practice with the new dedicated multispecialty outpatient center, the Kathryn F. Kirk Center for Women’s Cancers opening in the fall of 2022. Extensive imaging resources are available for both clinical work and research, including multiple MRIs with breast MRI biopsy capability, dedicated breast US units with elastography, tomosynthesis guided biopsy systems, a mobile mammography unit, intraoperative MRI , PET -CT scanners, and innovative breast localization techniques. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET - MRI and 7T MRI , are also available. The section has also fostered close collaborative relationships with multiple departments including surgery, oncology, and pathology. 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 group is working on breast cancer treatment using MR-guided high-intensity focused ultrasound ( HIFU ). 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 across 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:

Any questions contact:

Phoebe E. Freer, MD, FSBI

Section Chief, Breast Imaging

Associate Professor 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


EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students, staff, faculty and patients from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education, employment opportunities, and quality healthcare for historically underrepresented groups.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 08/25/2021

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN02737F

Type Faculty