The Department of Radiology at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System and the University of Washington, located in Seattle, Washington is seeking one full-time diagnostic radiologist position at the level of Assistant Professor without tenure to join our Diagnostic Imaging Service (DIS) and Neuroradiology section with an anticipated start date of May 2019. School of Medicine faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30). The position will be located at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle and American Lake Divisions.
The successful candidate will report to the Director, Diagnostic Imaging Service and be responsible for providing clinical coverage of the Diagnostic Imaging Service. Duties include both neuroradiology and general/body radiology, including interpreting conventional radiographs, CT/CTA, MRI/MRA and Ultrasound exams. The radiologist will also perform GI/GU fluoroscopic procedures, US/CT guided biopsies, myelography, arthrography, and barium studies.
The successful candidate will contribute to weekly interdepartmental multidisciplinary clinical conferences, including neurology, spine rehabilitation, neurosurgery, and tumor board. Occasional coverage of other conferences (e.g. autopsy conference) may be necessary. In addition to clinical activities, responsibilities will include instruction of radiology technology students, medical students, radiology residents, and fellows. The candidate will take on administrative duties in addition to teaching, clinical and research responsibilities. This is a 100% VA employment and will require on-call duties including after hours, Saturday, Sunday and other holidays as assigned.
The University of Washington (UW) is the nation's top public educational and research institution. The School of Medicine has been ranked second in the world, among the top two recipients of federal research grants. Our hospitals consistently rank among the very best, as does the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance. The UW Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and high impact in the field of Diagnostic Imaging. Our academic enterprise complements the clinical, teaching and research activities of one of the nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises.
Seattle is a cosmopolitan city set in a dramatic backdrop of water, forests and mountains. It is famous for its vibrant downtown neighborhoods and many cultural strengths – consistently ranked among the top urban areas for quality of life. Our staff enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
M.D., or foreign equivalent, in the field and possess or be eligible for full medical licensure in Washington State
Board certified by the American Board of Radiology, or equivalent
Completion of a Neuroradiology Fellowship in an accredited program
Demonstrated commitment to an academic career based on record of scientific presentation or publications
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.
Please upload the following required forms as part of the application process: Updated CV and a Letter of Interest or Cover Letter.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.