The Department of Radiology at the University of Washington in Seattle is seeking a Director of Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (full-time, non-tenure track). The Director will lead clinical MR services on 10 state of the art systems (1.5 at 3T), all with latest operating versions and full post-processing capabilities. The candidate will be expected to advance MRI research in Body Imaging, for which there is a high-level vendor collaborative research agreement in place, including an on-site vendor research scientist. In addition to clinical duties as a member of the clinical Body Imaging Section, which include staffing MR and CT (and optionally other modalities), leadership responsibilities will include MR protocol/sequence development, translating new techniques into our clinical and research programs, and overseeing clinical operations and workflow. If interested and appropriately experienced, this position could include directing (and staffing) cardiac MR. The candidate will be involved in providing coverage and expertise including tumor boards and educational conferences. Teaching residents and fellows is an integral part of the candidate's responsibility. Candidate will share in call responsibilities with other members of the Body Imaging Section.
Body Imaging as practiced at the University of Washington covers a wide spectrum of studies, including ultrasound, CT, MRI, fluoroscopy and procedures. State of the art multi-slice CT scanners, the latest advances and equipment in ultrasound, as well as top-tier MRI machines are utilized to cover all aspects of abdominal and thoracic imaging and image-guided interventions.
The University of Washington Department of Radiology has 134 faculty, including physicians, physician assistants, advanced registered nurse practitioners, and scientists; and 105 residents, fellows and post-doctoral students in very competitive residency and fellowship programs. The University of Washington's Research Division has a strong record of NIH and industry funding. There are three dedicated research MR systems at 1.5T, 3T, and 14T along with close on-campus ties with related Departments such as Biomedical Engineering, EE, and APL. The UW School of Medicine is consistently ranked "top two" with nationally recognized associated hospitals and the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance/Fred Hutchinson Research Institute. Seattle is often cited as one of the most livable cities in North America with a very temperate climate and superb multi-season recreation nearby.
Candidates for this position must hold an M.D. or D.O. degree or foreign equivalent, be board certified in radiology or foreign equivalent, and have a strong desire for and proven track record for a career in academic radiology. The candidate must be eligible to obtain a medical license in the state of Washington. In order to be eligible for University sponsorship for an H-1B visa, graduates of foreign (non-U.S.) medical schools must show successful completion of all three steps of the U.S. Medical Licensing Exam (USMLE), or equivalent as determined by the Secretary of Health and Human Services.
If you are interested in this leadership opportunity in a premiere MR clinical and research enterprise, please upload the following required forms as part of the application process: Updated CV and a Letter of Interest or Cover Letter
Address inquiries to:
Dushyant Sahani, M.D.
Chairman and Professor
University of Washington Department of Radiology
1959 NE Pacific Street, RR-215, Box 357115
Seattle, WA 98195-7115
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