University of Utah Onco-Radiologist in Salt Lake City, Utah
Open Date 08/08/2018
Requisition Number PRN18024B
Job Title Research Associate
Working Title Onco-Radiologist
Job Grade A00
FLSA Code Professional
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40 hours
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Work Schedule Summary
Position is Full-Time, schedule to be determined.
VP Area President
Department 01188 - HCI Molec Img Prog Operations
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range Depending on Experience
Open Until Filled Yes
The Huntsman Cancer Institute (HCI) Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging (CQCI) at the University of Utah is seeking applicants for a position with formal training and expertise in Radiology, Nuclear Radiology andPET/CT with an interest and/or focus on oncology research.The position is full time. A commitment to excellence in service, teaching, scholarly activity and academic service is expected. Faculty appointment will be considered commensurate with training and experience.
Job Functions: The specific job responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:
•Qualitative and quantitative image analysis in support of cancer therapy clinical trials utilizing a wide range of imaging response criteria (e.g.,RECIST1.1, Cheson, PCWG3, irRECIST,IRRC,IMWG,EORTC,PERCIST, etc.)
•Development and execution of investigator-initiated cancer imaging trials and research proposals.
•Development, support, and oversight of Investigational New Drug applications for imaging agents.
Qualifications: Board certification or eligibility in Diagnostic Radiology is required and subspecialty training in Nuclear Radiology or Nuclear Medicine is highly preferred. The candidate is expected to participate in collaborative research programs in support of theHCIandCQCIbroader research mission. Outstanding research, clinical and interpersonal skills are a prerequisite. The candidate should have strong academic interest and prior evidence of research productivity. Active engagement in investigational cancer-focused imaging research and extramurally funded research projects is desired. Prior experience in leadership positions is ideal.
Facilities and Institution: Clinical, educational, and academic activities will be at the Huntsman Cancer Institute and the Huntsman Cancer Hospital and clinics which are a state-of-the-art dedicated clinical and research cancer facility located on the University of Utah medical campus. TheHCIis anNCI-designated comprehensive cancer center and a member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). The Huntsman Cancer Hospital features clinical imaging resources includingMRI, CTs, intraoperativeMRI, andPET-CT. The Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging has extensive research facilities including a cGMP cyclotron and radiochemistry laboratory, research radiochemistry and cold chemistry laboratories, 2 research-dedicated humanPET/CT scanners, small animal preclinical imaging laboratory within the animal vivarium (including CT, optical,SPECT/CT, andPET/MRIscanners), and a tumor imaging response assessment lab currently supporting more than 120 clinical trials. Research opportunities abound, with robust oncologic imaging clinical research and pre-clinical programs. The successful candidate will also be involved in our tumor response assessment program. The successful candidate will also be integrated intoCQCIactivities and learn the regulatory aspects of investigational imaging agents. The University of Utah is located in Salt Lake City, Utah in the intermountain west. The area offers an unparalleled healthy outdoor environment for individuals and families, reasonable cost of living, beautiful and accessible residential communities, and abundant cultural activities.
The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and Respect. The University of UtahHSCvalues 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. 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.
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, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. 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. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 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.
Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, cover letter containing a description of professional experience (including scientific accomplishments, leadership responsibilities and 3 references), and a 3 page research plan. Applications accepted continuously, with evaluations beginning immediately, until position is filled or closed.
Please direct any inquiries to:
John M. Hoffman, M.D.
Willard Snow Hansen Presidential Endowed Chair in Cancer Research
Professor of Radiology and Imaging Sciences
Professor of Neurology
University of Utah School of Medicine
Co-Director: Center for Quantitative Cancer Imaging
Huntsman Cancer Institute
University of Utah School of Medicine
2000 Circle of Hope
Suite 6712,HCIResearch South
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-5550
Telephone: (801) 587-4064
Fax: (801) 587-4008
The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
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This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.