Faculty Position â€“ Nuclear Medicine Radiologist (Academic or Clinician Track)
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 46116.00 - 300000.00
Internal Number: 347589
The University of Minnesota Department of Radiology is searching for a full-time faculty member to add to our Nuclear Medicine division. Responsibilities will include (clinical, education, research) experience in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine is required including nuclear cardiac imaging interpretation, Dotatate, Axumin, and PSMA. Experience with Lu-177 Dotatate, Radium 223 and Y90 preferred.
Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels within a large academic center, including medical students, residents and fellow training. Faculty members have opportunities available to develop research and clinical interests in collaboration within the Department of Radiology and with investigators outside the Department.
Prior to the start of employment qualified individuals must:
Have an MD or DO degree
Dedicated training in nuclear medicine including board certification by ABNM and/or ABR/NR and have the status of Authorized User of Radioisotopes. (Eligibility if scheduled for exam completion)
ABR Diagnostic Radiology Certification and additional experience in Body Imaging and/or Neuroradiology
Eligible for medical licensure in the State of Minnesota.
An ideal applicant will have expertise in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging including therapies and procedures, both from clinical and scientific perspective
The start date is negotiable, and the position will remain open until filled. Both clinically focused and academic track applicants will be considered. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience.
The Nuclear Medicine Division
The Nuclear Medicine Division has four core academic radiology faculty positions, one fellow and one nuclear medicine physicist. The Nuclear Medicine Division is the academically focused division within mHealth Fairview Health System which oversees nuclear medicine clinical protocols, development and research. The division developed the MHealth Fairview Radio-Theranostics Center offering advanced therapeutics in a dedicated facility, first of its kind in Minnesota. There are 4 Siemens 64 SlicePET/CT scanners including Siemens Vision 600 Digital scanner. There are 3 Siemens Spect/CT scanners (6 and 16 slice ct), 2 Siemens Dual Head scanners, and a PetNet Cyclotron at CCIR for Ammonia Cardiac Imaging. UMN is one of the national Cardiac Sarcoid centers and performs cardiac FDG and Ammonia studies. Nuclear Medicine and the Radio-Theranostic Center is partnering with Oncology and numerous vendors for advanced trials in new diagnostic and therapeutic trials providing opportunities for Nuclear Medicine physician participation.
The Department of Radiology
The Department of Radiology has over 40 academic radiologists, 3 medical physicists and 26 MR research faculty, and is #16 in Blue Ridge NIH ranking. The Department has several highly regarded ACGME education programs with over 45 residents and 10 fellows. The Department leads the practice of radiology across MHealth Fairview, a large academic and community health system in the Twin Cities Metro Area comprising 8 hospitals and over 50 ambulatory clinics. The Department is subspecialized into seven divisions: Breast Imaging, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Interventional Radiology, Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Pediatric Radiology and Thoraco-Abdominal Imaging. https://www.med.umn.edu/radiology.
The University of Minnesota’s Department of Radiology is at the forefront of imaging in a region known for some of the nation’s best health care. Faculty are engaged and focused on providing high quality clinical care and practice in an environment that values education, quality-improvement, and encourages a wide variety of academic pursuits. The U of M is home to a large highly regarded ACGME approved residency and numerous fellowship programs. The department has consistently ranked in the top 20 in NIH funded research for over 5 years and is home to the Center for Magnetic Resonance Research, an internationally renowned center for ultrahigh field MRI with some of the most advanced MR instrumentation in the world. Additionally co-resident with CMRR is the Center For Clinical Imaging Research where clinical research and trials utilizing MRI, MRS, PET/CT, and CT can be performed in a controlled and less hectic environment. An interest in research is encouraged and there are substantial departmental and institutional resources for research activities, though there is not a research requirement for this position.
The University of Minnesota, founded in the belief that all people are enriched by understanding, is dedicated to the advancement of learning and the search for truth; to the sharing of this knowledge through education for a diverse community; and to the application of this knowledge to benefit the people of the state, the nation, and the world.