The Department of Radiology in the School of Medicine at the University of Washington in Seattle is seeking applications for one full-time faculty position at the level of Assistant, Associate, or full Professor without tenure, commensurate with experience, to join faculty members in the Thoracic and Cardiac Imaging section with an anticipated start date of May 1, 2019. School of Medicine faculty members have an annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30).
The section seeks an individual who will engage in scholarly work, teaching, and clinical service in a mixture of pulmonary and cardiac imaging. The successful candidate will work with cardiovascular MRI and CT.
The Thoracic Imaging section currently has six faculty members with a range of expertise in pulmonary and cardiac imaging and provides pulmonary, vascular, cardiac CT and MR diagnostic interpretations. The section maintains close relationships with internal medicine, pulmonology, oncology, bone marrow transplantation, cardiology, and cardiac and thoracic surgery services at all hospital sites; the University of Washington Medical Center, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, and Northwest Hospital. Thoracic Imaging has an active fellowship program and faculty are responsible for the instruction of cardiothoracic imaging fellows, in addition to medical students and diagnostic radiology residents.
The University of Washington (UW) is a leading referral center for interstitial lung diseases, lung transplantation, thoracic surgery, thoracic oncology, structural and congenital heart disease, and hematology. Thoracic Imaging conducts conferences for inpatient internal medicine services, pulmonary medicine, oncology, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Institute, a premier transplantation center.
UW is listed as one of the nation's top public educational and research institutions, and 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. The Department of Radiology is internationally recognized as dynamic, progressive, and high impact, consummate with UW Medicine's ranking as one of the nation's leading healthcare delivery enterprises. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research, and service.
Seattle is a cosmopolitan city that ranks among the top urban areas for quality of life. It is a hub for aerospace, technology, and maritime industries, and is a headquartered by some of the world's largest companies. Seattle is also family-friendly with nationally ranked schools. The proximity of water, forests, and mountains attract nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. Our faculty enjoy outstanding benefits, strong support for professional growth, and an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, and artistic pursuits.
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
M.D., or foreign equivalent, in medicine and eligibility for full medical licensure in Washington State
Be board certified or board-eligible in diagnostic radiology
Completion of an ACGME-accredited residency in diagnostic radiology and have completed a fellowship training in cardiothoracic imaging
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.
Address inquiries to:
Greg Kicska, M.D.
Associate Professor and Section Chief, Department of Radiology
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.
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