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MEDICAL PHYSICIST

Requisition # 71769

Position Basics


Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK/CLINICAL
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
College:Carver College of Medicine
Department:Radiology

Salary


Salary:Commensurate

Position Details


Full/Part Time Status:Negotiable
Position Description:

The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine invite applications for a 100% Medical Physicist in the Department of Radiology, to provide teaching, research and clinical service support to the Nuclear Medicine division. The successful candidate may be appointed on either the clinical or tenure track, open rank. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. from a Medical Physics program or will have comparable experience and training. The  candidate should be certified or be eligible for certification in Medical Nuclear Physics from the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine.



Teaching responsibilities will include didactic lectures for technologists, residents and graduate students as well as mentoring Masters and Ph.D. students.  Research responsibilities include (but are not limited to) providing internal dosimetry calculations for radionuclide therapy protocols, support for new theranostic research initiatives and independent funded research.  Clinical support services include managing the quality control of nuclear medicine instrumentation, interacting with the institution radiation safety officer, providing technical support for clinical procedures and the purchase of new instrumentation, and estimating the radiation dose to patients from clinical procedures



The Radiology Department includes thirty-seven staff physicians, fourteen fellows, fifteen Ph.D. researchers, and thirty-six residents. The Department operates five clinical MDCT scanners including two dual source state-of-the-art CT scanners capable of advanced hardware artifact reduction techniques, bone marrow edema imaging, and crystalline arthropathy diagnosis. There are six clinical MR scanners including a 3T.  Construction is underway for a PET/MR.  The University of Iowa is the only NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state and has a large number of very active clinical programs and research programs in orthopedic oncology. The Department has a strong research record in imaging, and the Department is responsible for the multidisciplinary Iowa Institute for Biomedical Imaging.



The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics (UIHC) is a beautiful, state-of-the-art 900 bed tertiary care center.  UIHC is HIMSS level 7 certified in both inpatient and outpatient care as well as a 2014 HIMSS Enterprise Davies Award Recipient. Iowa City, Iowa, is a beautiful community.  Iowa City is the only recognized UNESCO City of Literature in North America.  It is home to the state of the art Hancher Auditorium, which opened in 2016.  Enjoy all of the cultural offerings of a major university community, the excitement of “Hawkeye” athletics, low crime, an outstanding multicultural public-school system, and excellent housing opportunities.  Come and work with some of America’s best physicians in our nationally top-ranked programs.



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.



To apply for this position, please visit http://jobs.uiowa.edu, requisition 71769. The selected candidate will submit to a criminal background check.

Education Requirement:

Ph.D. from a Medical Physics program or will have comparable experience and training.

Certifications:

Board certified or be eligible for certification in Medical Nuclear Physics from the American Board of Radiology or the American Board of Science in Nuclear Medicine.

Desirable Qualifications:

Effective communication skills to teach residents and graduate students and Mentor Masters and Ph.D. students is desired.



Research and clinical service support experience to the Nuclear Medicine division is highly desired.



 



 



 


Online Application Required Documents


 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information


Contact:Michelle Runge - michelle-runge@uiowa.edu
Cmed-Radiology
JOHN PAPPAJOHN PAVILION
140 HAWKINS DR
3984 JPP
IOWA CITY, IA 52242
Phone: 319-356-2188
Department URL: http://www.medicine.uiowa.edu/radiology/



The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Equal Opportunity and Diversity, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

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