The Division of Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking a full time Nuclear Medicine physician to fulfill a variety of roles. This position will be filled at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, commensurate with the qualifications of the finalist.
Clinical responsibilities will include overseeing the daily activities of the division which encompasses a broad imaging case load generated by four gamma cameras (the majority with CT as well) and two PET/CT scanners. All types of FDA-approved radionuclide therapies are done, with particularly active neuroendocrine tumor and prostate cancer therapy programs. Participation in various multidisciplinary tumor boards is required. Active involvement of the educational activities of the department is expected, including the Radiology as well as Nuclear Medicine residency/fellowship programs.
This position entails support and development of the newly formed Theranostics Program within the department. This comprises a variety of activities including participating in industry-sponsored clinical trials for both radionuclide imaging and therapy, as well as acting as a clinical and scientific liaison for the Center for Radiochemistry Research (CRR) and the new PET/MR program. The CRR is a state-of-art cyclotron facility with several experienced PhD faculty developing radionuclides for basic science, small and large animal experiments, and human clinical trials. The PET/MR scanner will similarly be used for both clinical and research studies and the candidate can help serve as a liaison for faculty within Diagnostic Radiology and beyond who wish to use this technology. This work may include helping with these programs\u2019 daily activities, overseeing and applying for grants, guiding research projects and preparing progress reports, communicating with sponsors and study staff, and working with the regulatory staff to ensure that project timelines are met.
Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident, fellow, and postgraduate training.
As the state's only health and research university, OHSU brings together patient care, research, education of the next generation of health care providers and scientists and community service to improve the health and well-being of all Oregonians.The university is a conduit for learning for more than 2,800 students, providing training to interns, residents and fellows in postgraduate medical and research. It is the only place in Oregon that grants doctoral degrees in medicine, dentistry and nursing. OHSU cares for more than 251,000 patients each year from around the region and takes a leadership role in contributing to solutions involving the health of the state and the nation, such as health care access and transparency, ethics and workforce shortage. Beyond providing critical health care services, quality education and cutting-edge research, OHSU also is a key economic and social force in the Northwest. With an annual operating budget of $2.06 billion and more than 14,000 employees, OHSU is Portland?s largest employer. Its size contributes to its ability to provide... many services and community support activities not found anywhere else in Oregon. For more information visit http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/about/index.cfm