This faculty position will be appointed as the Vice Chair of Research, directly reporting to the Chair of the Department of Radiology. As such, this individual will act in alignment with the Chair’s priorities and interests and the mission and vision of the Department of Radiology. The successful applicant must hold an MD-PhD, a PhD, or foreign equivalents, and be accomplished in the area of Radiology Research, with a track record of extramural funding, high-impact publications, grant writing experience and established leadership skills. Experience in managing research programs is desirable. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.
The Department supports research in Radiology that is inherently interdisciplinary and technologically oriented. Development of new imaging technologies for application to translational research and clinical radiology is an important component of the research program.
This individual will provide technological infrastructure and foster the productive integration of clinical, translational, and basic science research efforts. Research faculty members have many opportunities to develop research interests in collaboration with clinical and basic science departments throughout the campus. Strong collaborations with imaging vendors enrich discovery opportunities. Administrative, biostatistical and logistical support are provided. Resources include a cyclotron, whole body PET/CT and PET/MRI, 3 Tesla MRI, 3D modeling and printing, magnetoencephalography (MEG), small animal imaging, spectral-detector computed tomography, high-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU), image processing and research PACS, and ongoing artificial intelligence and Deep Machine Learning, including access to high-performance computing facilities.