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Nuclear Medicine Physician

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Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States
30+ days ago

Description

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, ranked the No. 1 Academic Medical Center in the World for output of published research in three of the last four years according to the prestigious Nature Index, has an opening for a Nuclear Medicine faculty position. Desirable candidates will have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree, or foreign equivalent; have completed a minimum of two (2) years of residency or fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine; be board-certified by the ABNM and/or ABR with Nuclear Radiology subspecialty Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ); and be an Authorized User of radioisotopes. Exceptionally experienced applicants who are ABR-certified and Authorized Users will also be considered. Candidates with certification in Nuclear Cardiology, experience in Neuro-molecular imaging, or artificial intelligence are of particular but not exclusive interest. Eligibility for full Texas medical license and its acquisition prior to start of employment is required. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

The successful candidate will have extensive experience and mastery of Nuclear Medicine operations by providing accurate, detailed and timely interpretations and performing relevant therapies and procedures at William P. Clements Jr. University Hospital and Clinics, and at Parkland Health and Hospital System; exercise quality assurance through regular peer review; actively engage in teaching residents and fellows; and have or develop research interests in an area within the field of Nuclear Medicine.

The Nuclear Medicine Division, which includes six faculty members, supervises and interprets more than 20,000 examinations per year, including General Nuclear Medicine, PET/CT, SPECT/CT, nuclear cardiology, and DEXA. Nuclear Medicine faculty also staff a theranostic clinic offering consultations visits and Iodine-131, Radium-223, and Lu-177 therapies. The Division hosts an ACGME-accredited Nuclear Medicine residency program, a PET/CT fellowship program, and an integrated ABR/ABNM training program for dual certification. 

Faculty members have dedicated academic time with opportunities to develop research interests in collaboration with our strong basic science group, as well as other clinical and basic science departments throughout the campus. Administrative, biostatistical, medical graphics and logistical support are provided. Strong collaborations with imaging vendors enrich discovery opportunities. Faculty benefits include an excellent healthcare plan, competitive salary and retirement benefits. A convenient on-campus transportation system ensures mobility between the various clinic locations across the expansive campus. Nearby daycare is also available.

More than 30 clinical trials with investigational diagnostic and therapeutic radiopharmaceuticals are open in the Division of Nuclear Medicine, including NCI- and industry-sponsored multicenter clinical trials. We hold investigator-initiated INDs for multiple investigational PET radiopharmaceuticals. There is ample opportunity to collaborate in a range of preclinical novel radiopharmaceutical research projects within the Nuclear Medicine Division and in the Cyclotron and Radiochemistry Program. Current projects focus on immunoPET imaging, Tau imaging, infection imaging and theranostic clinical trials.

UT Southwestern’s Harold C. Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of just 49 National Cancer Institute-Designated Cancer Centers in the nation, is the only NCI-designated cancer center in North Texas. Cancer care at UT Southwestern earned High Performing recognition from U.S. News and World Report, placing the Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center among the nation’s leading cancer treatment facilities. Additionally, there is active and substantial growth underway, with the recent expansion of Clements University Hospital, as well as a new Simmons Comprehensive Cancer Center outpatient building, and a new research facility for the Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute scheduled for completion within the next three years.

Ranked in the Top 10 U.S. places to live with the highest pay adjusted to cost of living, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is a richly diverse metropolitan region with affordable housing, a thriving culinary scene, world-renowned arts districts, major professional sports teams, trendy entertainment venues, and unparalleled shopping opportunities. With more than 200 cities, each with its own identity and culture, the region is served by two commercial airports, as well as major highway and mass-transit systems, enabling an average commute time of about 28 minutes. North Texas is also home to 45 colleges and universities, more than 60 hospitals, and 7.1 million residents who enjoy an unemployment rate that’s below the national average, relatively low crime rates, high-quality elementary and secondary schools and extensive parks and recreation.

UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/



Job Information

  • Job ID: 60516140
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Nuclear Medicine Physician
  • Company Name: Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Sector: Academic Medical Group
  • Discipline: Physicians/Surgeons
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