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ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE OR PROFESSOR - NUCLEAR MEDICINE (CHS TRACK)

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 256486-AS
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time, Onsite
Department:SMPH/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional Category

Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology, with University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Medicine & Public Health, is seeking a full time Nuclear Medicine Faculty member. This faculty will pursue an academic career in Molecular Imaging and Radiotheranostics at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor on the CHS Track, with opportunities for leadership roles in our Radiology Department within the Nuclear Medicine Section and University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center.

The University of Wisconsin Section of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging provides image interpretation of a wide range of nuclear medicine procedures including positron emission tomography (PET) examinations. The section is composed of experts in multiple areas including general nuclear medicine and PET imaging, nuclear cardiology, PET/MR, prostate cancer imaging and therapy, and the imaging and treatment of patients with thyroid cancer. Therapies in patients with various forms of cancer are routinely performed with unsealed sources, such as radioactive iodine in patients with thyroid disease and 177-Lu-DOTATATE for patients with neuroendocrine tumors. The section is part of an expanding theranostics program using both clinically approved and investigational agents. This is a growing area with plan for a future theranostics center. The section has state-of-the-art imaging equipment including PET/CT, PET/MR, and SPECT/CT.

The UW Department of Radiology consists of more than 120 faculty across 10 specialty sections, reading over 600,000 diagnostic scans per year. We train more than 50 residents and fellows per year and have extensive presence throughout the medical student curriculum. The Department of Radiology benefits from strong collaborations with the Department of Medical Physics, and together, the two share over 70,000 ft2 of facilities within the Wisconsin Institutes of Medical Research, including over $30 million of state-of-the-art equipment in PET, CT, MR, angiography, ultrasound, and PACS. With nearly $16 million in NIH funding, the UW Department of Radiology was ranked #11 by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research in 2021, and a recent Elsevier report ranked the Department of Radiology at the University of Wisconsin as the third in the world for its impact on the field of medical imaging. The Department is also home to a number of services dedicated to supporting our researchers, including the cutting-edge Radiopharmaceutical Production Facility and the Medical Imaging Research Services core, which provides extensive regulatory, grant administration, technical consultation, and image analysis services.

Responsibilities:

Clinical duties will be assigned in the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Section and will include performing and interpreting the clinical nuclear medicine, PET, and nuclear cardiology studies, as well as evaluating and treating radiotheranostics patients with a high level of excellence.

This position will play a central part in the teaching program engaging with radiology residents and nuclear medicine residents in lectures, regular imaging and radiotheranostics clinical conferences, journal clubs, protocol reviews, as well side-by-side instruction in the clinic. This position will also participate in medical student teaching. Opportunities exist. for participation and development of our nuclear medicine residency program and emerging theranostics training

Our section and department offers an abundance of opportunities for multi-disciplinary clinical and translational molecular imaging and radiotheranostics research, ranging from artificial intelligence, radiotheranostics and dosimetry and novel translational radiopharmaceuticals.

The successful applicant will participate in administrative and committee work to support the clinical and scholarly missions of UW Health and the School of Medicine and Public Health. University and community service are also expected as appropriate. An essential part of these duties will be working in a collegial relationship with other faculty members.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Required
Terminal Degree
MD, DO

Qualifications:

Board Certified or Board Eligible in Diagnostic Radiology and/or Nuclear Medicine.
Fellowship training in Molecular Imaging preferred.

For appointment at Associate Professor or Professor rank on CHS Track, candidates will meet criteria established by the department and as outlined in the School of Medicine and Public Health guidelines for promotion or appointment to Associate or Professor on the CHS Track Track.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 01, 2022

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Additional Information:

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

The city of Madison and the University of Wisconsin-Madison acknowledge that they occupy ancestral Ho-Chunk land. The School of Medicine and Public Health recognizes the health inequities faced by Native communities and pledges to learn more and take action across all of its missions.

The department will not be able to support a request for a J-1 waiver. If you chose to pursue a waiver and apply for our position, neither the UW nor UWMF will reimburse you for your legal or waiver fees

The Community: Located on an isthmus between two lakes, Madison is the capital city of the state of Wisconsin. Madison has been voted the #1 Best Place to Live (Livability, 2021), #1 City for Most Successful Women Per Capita (Forbes, 2019), #1 City for Best Work-Life Balance (SmartAsset, 2020), #7 Best City for STEM Professionals (CEO World, 2020), #2 Best State to Practice Medicine (WalletHub, 2020), #2 Best City for Biking (People for Bikes, 2020), #4 Fittest City in the U.S. (ACSM American Fitness Index, 2020), #4 Greenest City in the US (Zippia, 2020), #1 Best Place to Retire (Money, 2020), #1 Best Place in the U.S. for Raising Children (DiversityDataKids.com 2020), and #1 Best College Football Town in America (Sports Illustrated, 2019).

Madison's technology economy is growing rapidly, and the region is home to the headquarters of Epic Systems, Exact Sciences, American Girl (Mattel), Sub-Zero, and Lands End, as well as many biotech, healthcare IT, and health systems startups.

Madison is the second largest city in the state, with a city population of approximately 260,000 and regional population of over 1 million. The city is within easy driving range of Chicago and Milwaukee. Madison is home to one of the strongest local food scenes in the country. From April to October, the Capitol Square hosts the largest producer-only farmers market in the country. The city is rich with cultural offerings in the arts.

The city has a dedicated athletics fan base which largely centers around the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Madison is home to Forward Madison FC, the first professional soccer team in the city, as well as the Madison Mallards, a college wood-bat summer baseball league team. Marquee endurance sports and specialty sporting events include Ironman, Reebok CrossFit Games, Madison Marathon, and many national and international championship competitions.

How to Apply:

To ensure full consideration, please apply by May 23, 2022. The position will remain open and applicants may be considered until the position is filled. Applications must be received through our online UW application system. Applications submitted outside of this system will not be considered.

Interested candidates are required to use the online UW Job Application system to submit the following:
-Current Curriculum Vitae (CV)
-A cover letter describing 1) your interest in this position, 2) what you would bring to the Department of Radiology, 3) how the Department could contribute to your career, and 4) how you would contribute to the Department's mission to foster an inclusive, equitable, and diverse workplace.
-List of contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notice.

Contact:

Melissa Kuester
mkuester@uwhealth.org
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Professor (CHS)(IC014) or Associate Professor (CHS)(IC015) or Assistant Professor (CHS)(IC016)

Department(s):

A539300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

256486-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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