Full-time clinical faculty position in Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging is sought at the McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth).
The incumbent will join a collaborative and exciting team in Diagnostic Medical Physics in the world-renowned Texas Medical Center. The position focuses on management of computed tomography, fluoroscopy, radiography, mammography, nuclear medicine, MRI and ultrasound equipment, as well as on radiation safety, including radionuclides.
Appointees will be expected to allocate some time to radiology and medical physics resident education and clinical research. Candidates will be eligible for a Non-Tenure clinical faculty position.
Applicants must have a minimum of a Doctoral degree in medical physics or a related science. Candidates must be board certified or eligible for board certification in Diagnostic Medical Physics and/or Nuclear Medicine and eligible for licensure in medical physics in the State of Texas.
Experience in CT protocol optimization and eligibility for licensure in nuclear medicine would be preferred. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the USA.
Appointees will join a group of four medical physicists, two medical physics residents, two safety specialists, and an administrative program manager. The team serves two large metropolitan teaching hospitals, multiple outpatient clinics, a medical school with over 50 residents in radiology, and a school of dentistry. Clinical and academic responsibilities are shared among the physicists. Candidates must be willing to travel periodically to facilities within the Houston metropolitan area.
About The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
McGovern Medical School is the seventh largest medical school in the United States. Located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, the school was established by the Texas Legislature in 1969 to address the shortages of physicians and the then-untapped resources for medical education in Houston. The first c...lass of 19 entered the Medical School 1970, and by 1979, class sizes of 200, legislatively supported through state formula funding, were the norm. Today, McGovern Medical School accepts classes of 240 per year to meet the growing demand of physicians throughout the state of Texas. (See McGovern Medical School timeline) With nearly 1,000 medical students and a similar number of residents and fellows, McGovern Medical School is one of the largest and most diverse medical schools in the country.
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