University of California, Davis School of Medicine
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Nuclear Medicine Physician - Asst/Assoc/Prof
University of California, Davis School of Medicine
Location: Sacramento, California
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: JPF04471
The UC Davis School of Medicine, Department of Radiology is currently seeking qualified candidates for a Nuclear Medicine Imaging position preferably in the Professor of Clinical "X" Series or Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series, at Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank (commensurate with experience and credentials). Expertise in all aspects of PET, Nuclear Medicine and Radiology is essential.
Criteria for the Professor of Clinical "X" Series: The incumbent will be expected to conduct substantial research; provide patient care; teach fellows, residents, and medical students; and perform public and University service. Excellent teaching is essential criteria for appointment in this series.
Criteria for the Health Sciences Clinical Professor Series: The incumbent will be expected to teach fellows, residents, and medical students; provide patient care; contribute to scholarly activities; and provide public and University service.
Candidate must possess an M.D. or D.O degree. The applicant must be fellowship trained in Nuclear Medicine Imaging and have a documented interest in research and teaching with excellent track record in scholarly activities. Candidate must be board certified or board-eligible in Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) or Nuclear Radiology (ABR) and be licensed or be eligible for full licensure in the State of California.
Preferred qualifications include: board-certification (or board-eligible) in Diagnostic Radiology (DR); experience and a willingness to work in other non-nuclear radiology services, as well as Nuclear Medicine.
The candidate will be involved in all diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in nuclear medicine, including PET/CT, PET/MRI, molecular targeted systemic therapy, and nuclear cardiology. Participation in weeknight and weekend call in a rotation with other nuclear medicine division members is expected.
Nuclear Medicine equipment includes three PET/CT’s including the EXPLORER Total-Body scanner, three SPECT-CT’s, a dual head SPECT, and a single head SPECT camera. Adjacent to one of the PET/CT scanners there is a Rubidium Chloride generator that supports a busy cardiac PET service. There are two DEXA machines, a thyroid probe and an intra-operative probe for positron emitters available. There are two medical cyclotrons and a state-of-the-art GMP-grade radiochemistry facility on site.
Completed applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, with the first review on October 27, 2021, however the position will remain open until filled through June 30, 2022. Qualified applicants should apply online at UC Recruit: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF04471.
Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to diversity, and the names and contact information of three to five professional references.
The Medical Center is located in Sacramento, in the heartland of California. Sacramento is a vibrant, culturally diverse and rapidly growing city, with year-round temperate weather and easy access to San Francisco, the California coast, several wine regions including Napa and Sonoma, Lake Tahoe and the Sierra mountain ranges. Sacramento is known for being America's farm to fork capital and is also home to a major league sports team – the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association.
As one of the country’s leading R1 institutions, UC Davis seeks candidates with exceptional [potential for/record of] research and/or teaching, and inclusive excellence. In addition, the successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of the barriers preventing full participation of members from historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education, such as (but not limited to) women, underrepresented minorities, individuals self-identifying as LGBTQIA+, veterans, individuals with disabilities, economically disadvantaged groups, first-generation, undocumented students, or students with any intersections in between.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of the University of California, Davis that are embedded within our Principles of Community and are tied with how to best serve our student population. Please review the full Job Posting to learn about the initiatives that keep UC Davis an inclusive and safe campus for our incredibly diverse students, staff, academic appointees, and faculty.
UC Davis is a distinguished university, ranked 5th nationally by the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education and 11th nationally by US News and World Report among U.S. public universities overall and for research funding. It is also ranked #1 by Forbes Magazine as “The 13 Most Important STEM Colleges for Women.” Forbes has also ranked UC Davis as 52nd among the Best Employers for Diversity. Please review the full position description to learn more about acclaimed university and the notable rankings we have received regarding diversity, environmental sustainability, work-life balance, and more.