The Department of Radiology at the University of Washington is seeking one full-time physician scientist radiologist with expertise in body MRI and successful grant funding experience interested in pursuing an academic career in Body Imaging as Professor without tenure, commensurate with experience, for an anticipated start date of January 1, 2020. School of Medicine faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).
The Body Imaging Section consists of 18 faculty members and 9 fellows. We are a large, diverse section with an extensive track record of academic success including over 1500 scientific publications, 150 book chapters, and 2,000 scholarly presentations along with multiple research grants either as principal investigators or co-investigators. We have ample resources including access to cutting edge technology from GE Healthcare and Philips Medical Imaging and protected academic time commensurate with funding. Clinically, we cover the full scope of academic Body Imaging and Intervention, including the interpretation of CT, MRI, US, fluoroscopy, and plain films, as well as minimally invasive procedures utilizing US and CT guidance (biopsies, thoracentesis, paracentesis, aspirations, etc.). We also have active educational programs with a required medical student rotation, 48 dedicated Radiology residents and 9 Body Imaging Fellows per year.
The successful candidate will have clinical responsibilities for interpreting body ultrasound, computed tomography, MRI and Fluoroscopy. In addition, faculty members will have the opportunity to staff tumor boards and related conferences to help the patients and clinicians and build their reputation with the clinicians. Teaching of residents and fellows is a large part of the Section's mission. Participation in departmental outreach as appropriate is expected. In this position, the candidate will be expected to participate actively in all of our research, education and clinical endeavors. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Our department provides ample meeting and vacation time and a very good fringe benefits package and travel and business allowances. Seattle is consistently ranked among the top three urban areas for quality of life, with superb recreation and outdoor activities nearby and a very temperate climate. It is very family-friendly and accommodating to extensive sports and outdoors activities with excellent schools available.
About the Department of Radiology and Body Imaging Section:
UW School of Medicine is a top program, with UW Hospital ranked #1 in Washington. The Department of Radiology has 134 clinical and research faculty including physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and scientists; and 105 residents, fellows, and post-doctoral students. We have an incredibly talented staff and leadership team. Department of Radiology is a department of wonderfully dedicated individuals committed to patient care, to education, and to discovery. We provide services to the Pacific Northwest, Asia, Africa, and other sites. We are recognized for patient and family-centered care and are a values-driven department. Our core value is to provide the best in care for every patient every time. We are proud that we highly value research, inspired by the goal of healthcare that is more accessible, less invasive, lower cost, and has optimal outcomes. Our valued educational programs are geared toward creating physicians and scientists who care deeply and see innovation as central to the challenges of the future.
Body Imaging Section has a diverse group of radiologists with expertise in various modalities. The faculty members are fellowship trained and have experience in all modalities but are experts in their chosen clinical and research areas. Clinical Ultrasound is an active service that enjoys close relationships with all departments in the hospital, including high-risk obstetrical and transplantation patients. State of the art wide-detector and dual energy CT and multiple new 1.5T plus 3T MR perform all aspects of abdominal and thoracic imaging. Fluoroscopy work includes bariatric patients and urology patients as well. Body interventions enjoys dedicated facilities and staff - its own multi-slice CT, two dedicated ultrasound rooms, dedicated physician assistants, nursing, scheduling, and support staff.
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
M.D. or D.O., or foreign equivalent, in the field and eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
Board certified in Radiology, or foreign equivalent
Demonstrated commitment to an academic career based on record of grant funding, high impact scientific publications, and mentoring
Demonstrated expertise in body MRI
In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process: Updated CV and a Letter of Interest or Cover Letter
Address inquiries to:
Paul Kinahan, Ph.D.
Professor & Vice Chair of Research
University of Washington Department of Radiology
Seattle, WA 98195-7115
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