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 Professor or Associate Professor without tenure
by reason of funding, commensurate with experience, to join
the Nuclear Medicine service with an anticipated start date of
March 1, 2022. School of Medicine faculty members have an
annual service period of 12 months (July 1-June 30). In
addition to clinical activities, responsibilities will include
instruction of medical students, diagnostic radiology residents,
nuclear medicine residents, and molecular imaging/nuclear medicine
fellows. Productivity in research and other academic pursuits
is mandatory for promotion.
The successful candidate will have excellent skills to
participate in all our clinical activities. Responsibilities
include the performance of Nuclear Medicine imaging and therapy,
PET/CT, DXA, CT, and MRI. Participation in multidisciplinary
conferences is required and offer an opportunity to develop
academic collaborations and build a reputation with our
colleagues. Teaching and mentoring of medical students,
residents and fellows is also a large part of the Section’s
mission. Participation in departmental outreach as
appropriate is expected. All UW faculty engage in teaching,
research, and service. This is an outstanding opportunity for those
seeking a successful academic career in radiology.
About the Department of Radiology and
Nuclear Medicine Section:
UW School of Medicine is a top program, with UW Hospital ranked
#1 in Washington. The Department of Radiology is committed to
a culture of diversity, inclusion, and equity in patient care,
education, and discovery. Our department has 160 clinical and
research faculty including physicians, physician assistants,
advanced registered nurse practitioners, and scientists, and 109
residents, fellows, and post-doctoral students. We have an
incredibly talented staff and leadership team. We provide
services to the Pacific Northwest (WWAMI - Washington, Wyoming,
Alaska, Montana, and Idaho), but also to patients from all other
states, Canada, Asia, Africa, and other regions of the world.
We are recognized for patient and family-centered care.
Our core value is to provide the best in care for every
patient every time. We are proud of our research endeavors,
which aim at providing healthcare that is more accessible, less
invasive, at a lower cost, and with optimal outcomes. We are
ranked # 13 in NIH funds among academic institutions. Our
valued educational programs are geared toward forming physicians
and scientists who care deeply about our communities and see
innovation as central to the challenges of the future.
The Nuclear Medicine Division at UW Academic Medical Centers
consists of 6 faculty members and 6-8 residents/fellows in Nuclear
Medicine. We additionally train radiology residents in the UW
Diagnostic Radiology residency and cardiology fellows for Nuclear
Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology.
We are a diverse section with an extensive track record of academic
success. While all faculty members have experience with all
aspects of Nuclear Medicine, dedication and expertise in their
chosen clinical and research areas is encouraged and supported,
such as in oncology imaging and radionuclide therapy, Nuclear
Cardiology and neurological Nuclear Medicine, to name the most
highlighted areas, in addition to others. State of the art 2
GE DMI PET/CT systems are located at UWMC-Montlake and SCCA.
Additional systems across the sites of care include 7 GE SPECT/CT
systems, multiple gamma camera systems and Hologic DXA systems.
Service expansion with the addition of a brand-new PET/MR
scanner will provide ample opportunities for clinical and
translational research. We have ample departmental and
university resources for teaching and research, including access to
cutting edge technology from GE Healthcare and Philips Medical
Imaging and protected academic time commensurate with funding.
Seattle is consistently ranked among the top three urban areas
for quality of life, with superb recreation and outdoor activities
nearby and a very temperate climate. Despite its reputation,
springs and summers in Seattle are sunny and warm. It is very
family-friendly and accommodating to extensive sports and outdoors
activities with excellent schools available. Seattle has
thriving culinary and music scenes. It is not only the city
that gave us Jimmy Hendrix, Nirvana, and Pearl Jam, but also the
place where you find some of the best jazz performances in the
world. Sports? Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Storm, Seattle
Sounders FC, Seattle Mariners, and Seattle Kraken, Go Huskies!
Candidates should meet the following requirements:
- M.D., or foreign equivalent, in the field and eligibility for
full medical licensure in Washington State
- Successful completion of one of the following
- Combined nuclear medicine/diagnostic radiology residency with
diagnostic radiology board certification with CAQ Nuclear Radiology
or ABNM certification,
- Diagnostic radiology with nuclear medicine fellowship and
diagnostic radiology board certification and CAQ Nuclear Radiology
or ABNM certification,
- Nuclear medicine residency with diagnostic radiology board
certification, with CAQ Nuclear Radiology or ABNM
- Nuclear medicine residency with ABNM certification.
- Excellence in academic achievement as demonstrated by a record
of scientific or educational presentations and/or
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, Letter of Interest or Cover
Letter, and Diversity Statement. In your cover letter, please
include information about your experiences with and/or commitments
to diversity, equity, and inclusion that can also be included in
your Diversity/DEI statement.
Address inquiries to:
David H. Lewis, MD
Professor of Radiology, University of Washington
Section Chief of Nuclear Medicine
1144 Eastlake Ave E, # LG2-200
Seattle, WA 98109
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is
committed to building diversity among its faculty,
librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).