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Assistant or Associate Professor, Clinical Series, Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division

University of California, Los Angeles
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Assistant or Associate Professor, Clinical Series, Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division
University of California Los Angeles

Requisition Number: JPF08954

The Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division of the Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA is currently recruiting an attending physician at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to serve in the nuclear medicine clinic of the Ronald Reagan Hospital and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.

The candidate must hold an M.D. degree and is expected to contribute significantly to the clinical service and the clinical and translational research programs in molecular imaging and therapy. The candidate must be boarded in nuclear medicine. Training experience in clinical therapeutic nuclear medicine applications is desirable. Receptor-based imaging training (prostate cancer and neuroendocrine tumors) is a condition for appointment.

The Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division operates six state of the art PET/CT systems, two SPECT/CT systems and five SPECT cameras covering a multi-site operation. The Division is currently completing an outpatient theranostics center to treat up to 16 patients/day. It is well-integrated in the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the Departments of Urology, Oncology, Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Medicine, Surgery and others.

Candidates should submit a letter of interest and CV addressed to: Chair of the Search Committee, Ahmanson Translational Theranostics Division, Department of Molecular and Medical Pharmacology, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA via UCLA Academic Recruit, and arrange to have a statement of accomplishments and career plan appropriate for the position. Three letters of recommendation should be sent to the same address. Letters of recommendation should address the candidate's clinical and creative activity.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The salary range for this position is $155,700-$183,100. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan , which provides for eligibility for additional compensation. Other components of pay may be offered when necessary to meet competitive conditions.

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UCLA features the College of Letters and Science, seven general campus professional schools, and four professional schools for the health sciences. The UCLA College of Letters and Science has 34 academic departments and 900 faculty, and houses the majority of UCLA's 129 undergraduate majors as well as the students in the Graduate Division of Letters and Sciences. The UCLA College Honors Program is also housed in the College. The College of Letters and Science's programs are divided into five academic divisions: humanities, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences, and the International Institute. UCLA also offers certificate programs, undergraduate degree-credit and continuing education credits for non-full-time students through its UCLA Extension education program.

The 2010 edition of U.S. News & World Report ranked UCLA as the 24th best university in the nation and 32nd best in the world. In the 2007 edition of U.S. News and World Report, UCLA Medical Center was ranked best in the West, as well as one of the top 3 hospitals in the United States alongside Mayo Clinic, Cleveland Clinic, Massachusetts General Hospital, and Johns Hopkins Hospital. In 15 of the 16 medical specialty areas examined, UCLA Medical Center ranked in the top 20.

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