The UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology is recruiting for a full-time physician scientist to serve as the Chief of Nuclear Medicine. The applicant should be actively engaged in basic or clinical research with excellent clinical and teaching skills. In addition, he/she should have sufficient administrative experience to lead the division, working closely with physician and hospital leadership. Candidates must possess an MD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for an unrestricted license in Pennsylvania, and be board eligible/certified in radiology. Duties shall include a mix of clinical and academic responsibilities and are anticipated to be approximately 50% clinical and administrative and 50% research, teaching, and service. This role also comes with a competitive salary and faculty appointment commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Division of Nuclear Medicine encompasses a broad and comprehensive program of clinical and research activities with state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional faculty expertise to provide outstanding patient care, teaching, and research opportunities. Dedicated teaching and clinical experience is provided to all of the radiology residents in our ACGME accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency to ensure satisfaction of the ABR requirements. Additionally, our PET/CT fellowship provides highly supervised clinical instruction in both PET and diagnostic CT interpretation. UPMC is a world leader in research and development of both instrumentation (the first PET/CT scanner was invented at UPMC) and radiotracers (over 100 radiolabeled compounds for human and animal use, including Pittsburgh Compound B (PiB)). To learn more about the UPMC/University of Pittsburgh Department of Radiology, Division of Nuclear Medicine, please view our website at: www.radiology.pitt.edu. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process : Interested applicants may send a letter of interest and current CV to: Jules Sumkin, DO, Professor and Chair, Department of Radiology at firstname.lastname@example.org, and to Ashok Panigrahy, MD, Vice Chair of Clinical & Translational Imaging Research, Chief of Pediatric Radiology, and Radiologist-in-Chief of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC via email at Ashok.Panigrahy@chp.edu.
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18001261
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