Posting Summary: The Division of Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a faculty position as Chief of Nuclear Medicine. Rank/tenure are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The selected candidate is expected to have a strong clinical background and research experience in molecular imaging, work with current faculty to help advance the academic missions of the Department and continue to build/grow internal and external collaborations. The Department has growing collaborations with the UVA Brain, Data Science, and NanoStar Institutes, external institutions, industry, and federal agencies.
The Division provides clinical coverage for general and cardiac scintigraphy, SPECT, SPECT-CT, PET-CT, general nuclear medicine studies and radionuclide therapy. Educating medical students, residents and fellows in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Radiology is a critical component of our core mission. The Department has a robust research infrastructure which includes a human PET CT dedicated for research, a trimodal animal PET and SPECT CT scanner, a radiochemistry facility to synthesize novel agents, and a cyclotron.
This position will come with protected academic time commensurate with expectation of scholarly productivity and impactful peer-reviewed publications. Acquisition of extramural funding to support these activities is expected. The individual will also participate in and oversee the physician peer review process for the Division, partner with the Health System staff to ensure optimization and monitoring of and education specific to radiation hygiene, handling of hazardous materials, safety processes, imaging and therapy protocols, quality control, and compliance with federal and accreditation agencies pertaining to nuclear medicine. This individual will also serve as the Authorized User for the Medical Center and help in determining if the use and application of new therapeutic agents and radiopharmaceuticals is justified.
Candidates must have an MD with board certification in Nuclear Radiology (ABR) or Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) or equivalent. Post-graduate professional experience in Nuclear Medicine including PET/CT is expected. A proven record of garnering funding to support research, high-impact peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical excellence is preferable.
The UVa Health System is located in Charlottesville, Virginia, a beautiful and highly desirable location of the Mid-Atlantic region, two hours' drive from Washington, D.C. with the Blue Ridge Mountains to the West. It has been rated as one of the best US cities to live, based on cost of living, climate, and quality of life, as well as having been named one of the healthiest and happiest cities in the United States.
To apply, visit https://jobs.virginia.edu/, posting number 0622212. Complete a candidate profile, attach a CV, cover letter and contact information for three references. For information regarding faculty tracks, visit https://faculty.med.virginia.edu/facultyaffairs/advancement/pandt/faculty-tracks/
For additional information about the application process, contact Nicole Vaughan; firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information about the position, please contact Luke Lancaster, MD; email@example.com or Alan Matsumoto, MD, Chair of the Department; firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action Employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: 353_83345
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.