Radiological Sciences Section Chief

Job description


University of Colorado – School of MedicineRadiological Sciences Section Chief

Job Summary
The Department of Radiology has an opening for afull-time faculty member to serve as chief in Radiological Sciences Division. Faculty rank will be determined based onapplicants current experience and rank.


The successful recruit will berequired to lead our clinical medical physics practice. Responsibilitiesinclude managing the staff and workload of the division, including hiring,supervision, mentorship, performance assessment and discipline duties. Expectationsalso include division leadership in promotion of excellence in the departmentsprimary missions: education, research, and service. The Radiological SciencesDivision provides medical physics services in X-ray, Fluoroscopy, CT,Mammography, Ultrasound, MRI and Nuclear Medicine at University of ColoradoHospital (UCH) and its affiliates as well collaborates with physicists in theUCHealth system. Regulatory duties include acceptance testing, maintenance of Coloradostate registration, and ACR and Joint Commission (TJC) certification. UCH is anACR Diagnostic Center of Excellence and service commensurate with thisdesignation is expected. The division also participates in hospital committees, in staff, fellow, resident, graduate andmedical school education and in clinical research activities.



Applicantsshould have a graduate degree in medical physics or a related field.  They should be certified in Diagnostic orNuclear Medical Physics by the ABR (or comparable certification) and havepracticed for a minimum of 5 years.



Competency is required in the performance ofgeneral medical physics. The applicant should have experience in supervisionand mentorship of medical physicists in an academic clinical environment. Theapplicant should have a history of successful project management, organizationand record keeping skills as well as of working successfully in interactiveteams that include clinicians, hospital staff and administrators. In addition,the applicant should have experience in teaching at the graduate level and a historyof peer reviewed publications.



Eligibility to become a registered medicalphysicist in the State of Colorado is desired. Active leadership on clinicalcommittees and participation in professional society activities is desired. Teachingexperience in an academic hospital setting is desired. A demonstrated researchfocus in an area of diagnostic radiology is desired.

Salary andBenefits:


Salaryis commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers afull benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, includingeligibility, is located at Employee Services.

TheUniversity of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secureenvironment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist inachieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospectiveemployees.

TheUniversity of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. Weencourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilitiesand all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity andequality in education and employment.

TheImmigration Reform and Control Act requires that verification of employmenteligibility be documented for all new employees by the end of the third day ofwork. Alternative formats of this ad are available upon request for personswith disabilities.

Job Category: Faculty
Primary Location: Aurora
Schedule: Full-time
Posting Date: Apr 30, 2018
Unposting Date: Ongoing




Diversity Profile: University



View more

Learn more on Inside Higher Ed's College Page for University

Arrow pointing right
Job No:
Posted: 3/8/2019
Application Due: 5/7/2019
Work Type: