The University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson invites applications, inquiries and nominations for the position of Chair, Department of Medical Imaging. This is a terrific opportunity to lead a strong academic department and develop a cutting-edge model of care and research in partnership with the nation's leading health system for accountable care.
The Department of Medical Imaging is currently comprised of 69 faculty, 2 residency programs and 7 fellowships. The department also hosts translationally focused and internationally leading investigators with NIH, DOD, and industry funding. Faculty across the department's seven clinical divisions utilize state-of-the-art technology at multiple sites. In addition, a new, 9-story, 670,000 square-foot patient tower is opening in April at Banner University Medical Center-Tucson. The new chair will have the opportunity to recruit new faculty, optimize clinical operations, and further enhance research for the department.
The UA College of Medicine is part of the University of Arizona Health Sciences, the statewide leader in biomedical research and health professions training, with more than 900 faculty and $174 million in annual research grants and contracts. The UA Health Sciences includes the UA Colleges of Medicine (Phoenix and Tucson), Nursing, Pharmacy and the Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, with main campus locations in Tucson and the growing Phoenix Biomedical Campus in downtown Phoenix. In February 2015, Banner Health merged with the University of Arizona Health Network in Tucson, Arizona, to form Banner – University Medicine. At the heart of this merger are academic medicine – research, teaching and patient care – across three academic medical centers in Tucson and Phoenix.
Qualified candidates must hold an MD or equivalent medical degree; be board certified in radiology and eligible for medical licensure in Arizona and meet University of Arizona criteria for appointment to a tenured senior level faculty position. Proven and substantial leadership experience is required, as is the ability to be a collaborative leader in a rapidly evolving model of care. Applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged.
Nominations, expressions of interest, and applications (including a cover letter and resume) can be sent in confidence to the University of Arizona’s consultants, Jeff Schroetlin and Megan Welch with Witt/Kieffer at UAMedicalImaging@wittkieffer.com.
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