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Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX, United States
30+ days ago
Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas, United States
30+ days ago

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Opportunity available for a Director of Pediatric Radiology Research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and Children’s Health, ranked in all 10 pediatric subspecialties by U.S. News & World Report. This individual will make a significant impact in the field of Pediatric Radiology through faculty development and new research initiatives in the Pediatric Radiology Division. The candidate must have a Doctor of Medicine (MD) or Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO) degree or foreign equivalent, have completed an ACGME-accredited fellowship in pediatric radiology, and be American Board of Radiology (ABR) certified/eligible for full Texas medical license and its acquisition prior to start of employment. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience.

The candidate will have dedicated research academic time assigned and is expected to initiate and manage research projects; generate new ideas and proposals; identify strategic funding opportunities; and build Pediatric Radiology faculty investigators into effective teams. This individual will also connect interested Diagnostic Radiology trainees and medical students with Pediatric Radiology faculty investigators, and ensure all clinical research is coordinated with the Radiology Clinical Research Office. Divisional duties include interpreting the full range of pediatric radiology examinations, in addition to providing consultation to referring physicians and patients. The candidate is expected to be superior in all aspects of pediatric radiology and capable of teaching trainees.

Clinical service is provided to Children’s Medical Center Dallas, a 490-bed tertiary pediatric hospital, and Children’s Medical Center Plano, a 72-bed community hospital, and multiple outpatient imaging centers throughout the region. Children’s Medical Center Dallas has two Siemens Skyra 3T MR scanners and three 1.5T scanners which are a mix of Philips and Siemens, Siemens FLASH CT, PET-CT, and two dedicated pediatric IR suites. Two of the magnets at the Dallas campus are being replaced with Seimens 3T scanners, including a planned Prisma. Additionally, there are two offsite MR scanners, 1.5T and a 3T. Ultrasound equipment was recently updated with the initiation of contrast-enhanced urosonography, as well as the use of intravenous contrast. Elastography using both MR imaging and ultrasound is currently offered. Research support is provided by an onsite dedicated MR physicist, a Master Research Agreement with Siemens Medical Systems, and the Radiology Research program at UT Southwestern, which includes biostatistical and logistical support. Children’s Health has active pediatric surgery, oncology, and orthopedic services, as well as all pediatric surgical and medical subspecialty groups. The emergency department is one of the busiest in the nation and a Level 1 trauma center.

Faculty benefits include an excellent healthcare plan, competitive salary and retirement benefits. Nearby daycare is also available.

Ranked in the Top 10 U.S. places to live with the highest pay adjusted to cost of living, the Dallas-Fort Worth area is a culturally diverse metropolitan region with affordable housing, a thriving culinary scene, world-renowned arts districts, major professional sports teams, trendy entertainment venues, and unparalleled shopping opportunities. With more than 200 cities, each with its own identity and character, the region is served by two commercial airports, as well as major highway and mass-transit systems, enabling convenient commute times. North Texas is also home to 45 colleges and universities, more than 60 hospitals, and 7.1 million residents who enjoy an unemployment rate that’s below the national average, relatively low crime rates, high-quality elementary and secondary schools and extensive parks and recreation.

To apply, visit https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu and search for Job No. 443379. Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to your application. Incomplete applications will not receive full consideration.

For additional information about the position, please contact Dr. Timothy Booth, Chief of Pediatric Radiology, by emailing tim.booth@childrens.com.

UT Southwestern and the Department of Radiology are committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 54187290
  • Location:
    Dallas, Texas, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Pediatric Radiology Research
  • Company Name: Department of Radiology, UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Job Function: Academic Radiologist,
    Assistant Director of Radiology,
    Chief Pediatric Radiologist,
    Diagnostic Radiologist,
    Director Pediatric Radiology,
    Manager Pediatric Radiology,
    Pediatric Radiologist,
    Radiologist
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