Temple Health, a nationally renowned, top-tier medical institution is seeking a dynamic, forward thinking leader for the position of System Chief, Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of Philadelphia’s leading health systems which is home to more than 1,000 physicians and scientists who share the mission of bringing innovative treatments to patients.
The System Chief of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging will oversee and guide a growing nuclear medicine/molecular imaging clinical footprint that includes the Temple University Hospital (TUH), Temple Jeanes Hospital campus, Episcopal Hospital, Northeastern medical campus, and Fox Chase Cancer Center (a NCCN Comprehensive Cancer Center. Faculty members in the Section of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging perform a wide range of clinical services which include PET-CT, SPECT-CT, breast gamma imaging and Nuclear Cardiology and a broad range of radioisotope therapies. The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Section at Temple has a long history of academic strength, and has active collaborations with cardiology, oncology, gastroenterology and thoracic medicine. Our Nuclear Medicine division consists of 2 PET/CTs, 4 Spect/CTs, MIM full service software, and shared nuclear cardiology services. We also have a Nuclear Physicist.
The Department of Radiology offers potential candidates a uniquely supportive practice environment with an emphasis on quality patient care, research, teaching, individual career development, and collegiality among faculty members. There are approximately 40 FT clinical faculty within Temple University Health System who specialize in the following areas: abdominal imaging, mammography, neuroradiology, interventional radiology, interventional neuroradiology, nuclear medicine, musculoskeletal radiology, general radiology, chest and cardiac imaging. The Department has vibrant clinical and educational programs. The ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology Residency Program and the Interventional Radiology Residency Program has been in continuous existence since 1932 and has trained more than 350 radiologists.
Successful candidates should possess an M.D., D.O. or foreign equivalent with special competency certificate in Nuclear Medicine by the American Board of Radiology or active board certification in Nuclear Medicine by the American Board of Nuclear Medicine, ABR certification preferred. It is required that candidates possess credentials for a faculty appointment on the clinician educator track or Clinical Scholar Track, at the minimum rank of Assistant Professor. Demonstrated history of training, expertise, leadership with experience in all aspects of clinical Nuclear medicine and Molecular imaging including imaging and therapy is mandatory. Candidates will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills and strong commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Lastly, candidates should be active participants in specialty organizations/committees at the regional and national levels, and have the ability to obtain medical licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Application materials which should include the following: a current curriculum vita and cover letter. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Please address your application to Gary Cohen, MD, Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology, Radiologist –in-Chief, Temple University Health System, C/O Michael R. Lester, Sr. Director, Physician/Faculty Recruitment & Retention, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University.
The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities.