The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in the Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging at the University of Virginia seeks applicants for a faculty position as Chief of Nuclear Medicine. Rank/tenure are dependent upon qualifications and experience. The selected candidate is expected to have a strong clinical and operations background and research experience in molecular imaging and Theranostics to help advance the academic missions of the Department and continue to build/grow internal and external collaborations. The Department has growing collaborations with the UVA Cancer Center and Brain, Data Science, and NanoStar Institutes, external institutions, industry, and federal agencies.
The Division provides clinical coverage for general and cardiac scintigraphy, SPECT, SPECT-CT, PET-CT, general nuclear medicine studies and radiopharmaceutical therapy. Educating medical students, residents and fellows in Diagnostic Radiology and Nuclear Radiology is a critical component of our core mission. The Department has a robust research infrastructure which includes a human PET CT dedicated for research, a trimodal animal PET and SPECT CT scanner, a radiochemistry facility to synthesize novel agents, and a cyclotron. The division has a dedicated Theranostics unit which is supported by a strong multidisciplinary care team complete with certified technologists, nurses, and a radiation safety team.
This position will come with protected academic time commensurate with expectation of scholarly productivity and extramural funding to support these activities. The individual will also participate in and oversee the physician peer review process for the Division, partner with the Health System staff to ensure optimization and monitoring of and education specific to radiation hygiene, handling of hazardous materials, safety processes, imaging and therapy protocols, quality control, and compliance with federal and accreditation agencies pertaining to nuclear medicine. Participation in multidisciplinary conferences and tumor boards is expected. This individual will also serve as the Authorized User for the Medical Center and help in determining if the use and application of new therapeutic agents and radiopharmaceuticals is justified. UVA is an NCI-Designated Cancer Center.
Candidates must have an MD (or equivalent) with board certification in Nuclear Radiology (ABR) or Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) or equivalent. Post-graduate professional experience in Nuclear Medicine including PET/CT, nuclear cardiology and Theranostics is expected. A proven record of garnering funding to support research, high-impact peer-reviewed publications, and demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical excellence is preferable. The Division Chief will be expected to help us grow our clinical molecular imaging and theranostics programs and impact in these domains.
The Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging includes 52 Clinical Faculty, 14 Research Faculty, 47 Residents, and 25 Fellows/Clinical Instructors. The department focuses on the work-life balance of its faculty with a culture of collegiality. Join Our Faculty - UVA Radiology and Medical Imaging (virginia.edu)
For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit https://hr.virginia.edu/benefits. This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.
Please apply through Workday, and search for R0047508. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'. Complete an application online with the following documents:
- CV or Resume
- Cover letter
- Contact information for three professional references
Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.
For questions about the position, please contact Dr. Colin Derdeyn, Professor and Chair of Radiology, at firstname.lastname@example.org. Questions relating to the application process should be directed to Jeremy Brofft, Senior Recruiting Specialist, email@example.com.
The University of Virginia assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/. The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Charlottesville, Virginia, is consistently ranked by media outlets as one of the best places in the United States to live, work and raise a family. This vibrant and enlightened small city is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and has excellent public and private schools, diverse housing options and exceptional food, beverage, music, and art scenes. The University of Virginia is a top-5 nationally ranked public university and is renowned as one of the most beautiful college campuses in America. The Atlantic Ocean, Washington D.C. and Shenandoah National Park are each a short drive away. Charlottesville is also served by its own regional airport and Amtrak service. For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.