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University of Utah Nuclear Medicine Physician, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (DOE) in Salt Lake City, Utah

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Position/Rank Nuclear Medicine Physician, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor (DOE)

Department 00877 - Radiology Clinical

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin

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Nuclear Medicine Physician, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences

Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine, University of Utah

Description : The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a full time Nuclear Medicine physician with subspecialty training in nuclear medicine and molecular imaging to support our rapidly growing Nuclear Medicine section. This individual is expected to make a significant impact in the field of nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, theranostics, and related areas through innovations and to contribute to a collegial environment that will promote the clinical and academic growth of the section. The candidate will join an experienced cohesive team of nuclear medicine physicians, providing excellent patient care covering the entire gamut of nuclear medicine services. The candidate is expected to provide clinical services; initiate research projects; actively engage in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows; and participate in quality improvement and value initiatives. The academic appointment will be at a rank commensurate with training and experience.

Qualifications : The candidate should be American Board of Radiology or American Board of Nuclear Medicine certified or eligible, fellowship trained in nuclear medicine, and have a strong interest and experience in academic radiology. Outstanding clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The candidate should have strong research experience and prior evidence of research productivities.

Facilities and Institution: The Nuclear Medicine section provides diagnostic imaging and theranostics services at the University Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Institute, an NCI -designated premier cancer center. The section has a rich history of nuclear medicine developments. The department invented Tc-99m MAG3 in late 80’s and has adopted theranostics first time in the State of Utah. The section is known for excellence in clinical care, education and research. The Department offers an outstanding residency program in Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology. Extensive state-of-the-art imaging resources, including multiple PET -CTs, multiple MRIs, dual-energy CTs, intraoperative MRI , and MR-guided focused ultrasound which 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 for the past 10 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 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, friendly, and safe 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 strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Interested applicants may apply for this position on-line by going to the following quicklink: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/135412

For further information and queries, please contact:

Bhasker Koppula, MBBS , MD

Section Chief, Nuclear Medicine

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

Email: Bhasker.Koppula@hsc.utah.edu

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

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted at oeo.utah.edu

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email:employment@utah.edu (%20employment@utah.edu) or call 801-581-2300.

Notice

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 06/23/2022

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03021F

Type Faculty