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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (HS Clinical, Clinical X, In-Residence, Adjunct) Nuclear Medicine

Position overview

Position title: Nuclear Medicine
Salary range: The posted UC Salary scales set the minimum pay at the appointment as determined by appointment type and if applicable, rank and/or step. The base pay range for this position is $322,000 - $401,600. Salary is negotiated annually. Additional compensation may be available if the position includes membership in the Health Sciences Compensation Plan. UC Salary information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/compensation/2022-23-academic-salary-scales.html.

Application Window

Open date: October 2, 2023

Most recent review date: Sunday, Nov 5, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Tuesday, Oct 1, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Radiology (https://radiology.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within faculty, staff, and student body. The Department is seeking candidates with expertise in Nuclear Medicine with an interest in clinical service and teaching of medical students, fellows and residents.

The UC San Diego Medical Center is located in San Diego, California and is a level I trauma center. The hospital is a NCI-designated cancer center. US News & World Report ranks UC San Diego School of Medicine among the top research-intensive medical-school programs in the nation. UC San Diego Health is the only academic health system serving San Diego County and is comprised of UC San Diego Hillcrest Medical Center, Thornton Hospital, Jacobs Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center, Sulpizio Cardiovascular Center, and Koman Outpatient Pavilion.

UC San Diego’s Department of Radiology is one of the most innovative and productive academic departments in the country, offering state-of the-art services for clinical and translational studies. The Department of Radiology performs more than 400,000 examinations per year and has approximately 150 full-time and part-time faculty. The department has active multidisciplinary collaboration with other departments to perform the best patient care.

The successful candidates will be responsible for providing high quality training and teaching, the clinical care of patients and/or translational research. Protected research time and research support may be available.

The appropriate series and appointment at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level will be based on the candidate’s background and experience.

A link to full descriptions of each series is provided for your review:
HS Clinical Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-278.pdf
Clinical X Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-275.pdf
In-Residence Professor - see: http://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-270.pdf
Adjunct Professor – see: http://ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-280.pdf

As a member of the Health Sciences Compensation Plan, the appointee should be aware that there are limitations on outside professional activities and clinical moonlighting is expressly prohibited. Additional information can be found here: https://www.ucop.edu/academic-personnel-programs/_files/apm/apm-671.pdf

Appointments may require candidates to be self-funded.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Candidates must have a MD, DO or equivalent.

Candidates must be Board certified or Board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology (American Board of Radiology) and/or Nuclear Medicine (American Board of Nuclear Medicine).

Candidates must have or be eligible for a California medical license or equivalent certification/permit as determined by the Medical Board of California.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Candidates must be eligible to hold UC San Diego Physician and Surgeon Medical Group membership at the time of the appointment start date.

Preferred qualifications

Candidates who have completed at least a 1-year Nuclear Medicine fellowship with expertise in cross-sectional imaging are preferred.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)
Apply link: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/JPF03789

Help contact: b3gonzalez@ucsd.edu

About UC San Diego

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California prohibits smoking and tobacco use at all University controlled properties.

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