Description: The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a radiologist who is subspecialized in Musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology. This individual is expected to make a significant impact in the field of musculoskeletal (MSK) Radiology 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 is expected to provide clinical services; initiate research projects; actively engage in teaching for 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 equivalent) certified or eligible, fellowship trained, 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 Musculoskeletal radiology section provides diagnostic imaging and imaging guided procedural services at the University Hospital, Huntsman Cancer Institute, an NCI-designated premier cancer center, the University Orthopaedic Center, and multiple outpatient centers along the Wasatch Front. University of Utah Health is the official radiology and health care provider for the Utah Jazz (NBA), Utah Bees (Triple-A minor league baseball), US Olympic/Paralympic teams, and 19 University of Utah Utes collegiate athletic teams. Currently numbering 8 faculty members with three fellows, 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 imaging resources, including multiple MRIs, dual-energy CTs, intraoperative MRI, and PET-CT scanners 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, safe, and affordable 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, 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 strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.
If interested in this position, please apply on-line by going to the following quicklink: http://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/103200