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University of Utah Nuclear Medicine Section Chief, Associate or Full Professor in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank Associate or Full Professor

Department 00877 - Radiology Clinical

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Track Dependent on Qualifications

New Position to Begin 1/24/2024


TheUniversity of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences ( is seeking a highly qualified candidate for the role of Section Chief in Nuclear Medicine. This pivotal position offers a unique opportunity to contribute to the advancement of Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Imaging, and Theranostics by assuming a leadership role and cultivating a collaborative environment that fosters both academic and clinical growth within the Nuclear Medicine section. The successful candidate will undertake a range of responsibilities, including overseeing clinical service lines, ensuring the delivery of exceptional clinical services, pursuing and capitalizing on research opportunities, spearheading educational initiatives for residents and fellows, actively participating in quality improvement and value initiatives, and providing unwavering support to section members as they strive for excellence in their clinical, research, and educational pursuits. This appointment will be at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with the potential consideration for a departmental leadership position based on the candidate’s academic experience.

Qualifications :

The ideal candidate for the position of Section Chief in Nuclear Medicine at the University of Utah should have completed training in an ABNM (or ABR /NR) residency program and be board-certified or eligible by ABNM (or ABR /NR). They must also be an Authorized User status for radioisotopes. A current appointment as Assistant Professor or at a higher rank is required. The ideal candidate should possess comprehensive experience in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine practice, including therapies, cardiac imaging, brain imaging, and procedures. Strong interpersonal skills are essential. Additionally, the candidate should have a demonstrated academic interest and a track record of research productivity or educational initiatives. Active involvement in investigational research, extramurally funded research projects, or a leadership role in Nuclear Medicine education is desirable.

Facilities :

Immerse yourself in a cutting-edge radiological environment at the University of Utah’s Nuclear Medicine section, strategically located at theUniversity Hospital ( and theHuntsman Cancer Hospital ( . Our facilities are a technologically advanced haven for radiologists, boasting an impressive array of imaging resources. Experience the power of multiple digital PET -CT scanners and SPECT -CT systems alongside a state-of-the-art cyclotron/radiochemistry laboratory, all designed to elevate both clinical and research pursuits to new heights.

At the Huntsman Cancer Institute and our main campus, you’ll find an exclusive array of pre-clinical imaging tools, including the latest micro PET - MRI , micro SPECT -CT, and preclinical 7T MRI . Our department also houses several 3T MRI scanners as well as incoming human 7T MRI , meticulously curated for both clinical diagnostics and groundbreaking research.

Your research ambitions will find fertile ground here, supported by the renownedUtah Center for Advanced Imaging Research ( UCAIR ) ( and the Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging ( CQCI ) at the Huntsman Cancer Institute. This collaborative ecosystem is not just a testament to our commitment to quality and safety — evidenced by our consistent ranking in thetop 10 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability ( among all academic medical centers for over a decade — but also a vibrant platform for clinical and academic advancement.

Location :

Nestled against the scenic Wasatch Mountains,Salt Lake City ( is a haven for those who love the great outdoors. Offering easy access to seven renowned ski and summer resorts, including the famed Park City, Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird, the city is an idyllic backdrop for both relaxation and adventure. Within a short drive, you can immerse yourself in the natural beauty of nine U.S. National Parks, providing a perfect escape to recharge after a week of meaningful work.

Beyond its breathtaking landscapes, Salt Lake City is celebrated for its dynamic growth and cultural offerings. Consistently ranked amongthe top 25 Best Places for Business and Careers ( , it provides a fertile ground for professional development and networking. The city is a cultural hub, hosting the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and boasting world-class facilities like the Utah Symphony and the Utah Museum of Fine Arts. These cultural institutions offer a wealth of experiences that cater to a sophisticated palette, ensuring that your leisure time is as enriching as your professional endeavors.

Safety and beauty converge in Salt Lake City, making it one of the most desirable and secure places to live in the USA . As a part of this community, you will not only elevate your career but also enjoy a lifestyle that balances professional satisfaction with personal well-being and cultural enrichment.

For a more comprehensive understanding of our dynamic department and its offerings, we invite you to view an insightful video that captures the essence of our work and culture. Please visitthis link ( for an exclusive glimpse into the environment that could soon be your professional home. Join us in Salt Lake City, where your career as a radiologist will be complemented by an environment that supports and enhances your journey toward excellence.

To apply: Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter highlighting relevant experience and qualifications, and contact information for three references. Applications must be submitted through the University of Utah’s online application system at .

Further inquiries should be directed to:

Satoshi Minoshima, MD, PhD

Professor and Chairman of Radiology

Department of Radiology, University of Utah

30 North Mario Cappechi Dr

Salt Lake City, UT 84112, U.S.A.

Phone (801)581-8699 (

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly 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 ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

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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. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 01/23/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03458F

Type Faculty