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VAPAHCS Body Imaging

Apply now Work type: CE - Clinician Educator, University Medical Line, University Tenure Line
Location: VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS)
Categories: School of Medicine

The VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS) and Stanford University are searching for a full-time radiologist in Body/Abdominal Imaging. This faculty appointment is open rank in the University Medical Line, the University Tenure Line, or the Clinician Educator Line. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the University Medical Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching. The major criteria for appointment in the Clinician Educator Line is excellence in the overall mix of clinical care and clinical teaching appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill.  Academic rank and line will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated exceptional qualities and promise as an outstanding investigator, clinician, and teacher. Candidates should have an MD or MD/PhD degree(s), must be board-certified in diagnostic radiology or equivalent training, have completed a formal fellowship in body imaging or a related sub-specialty, and have shown an outstanding track record of research productivity. Responsibilities of the new faculty will include clinical interpretation of body CT, ultrasound, MRI, and fluoroscopy/plain film exams, education of medical students, residents, and body imaging fellows, as well as a significant research/scholarship commitment. Research can include all aspects of body imaging, including clinical, translational, or basic science, as well as computational science and artificial intelligence.  U.S. citizenship is a requirement for this position; non-citizens may only be appointed when it is not possible to recruit qualified citizens in accordance with VA Policy.

VA Palo Alto, one of the premier Veterans Affairs sites in the country, operates over 800 beds, including three nursing homes and a 100-bed homeless domiciliary serving over 67,000 enrolled Veterans in addition to many more referred for higher level care. The health system provides a comprehensive range of patient care services with state-of-the-art technology as well as education and research – maintaining one of the top three research programs in the VA. The Radiology Department is set to open a new facility to include several new 3T MRI and CT modalities, in addition to a PET/MRI, newly renovated interventional, and patient recovery suites. VAPAHCS maintains one of the top three research programs across the VA, supporting both basic and clinical research efforts in a wide range of areas including geriatrics, mental health, Alzheimer's disease, spinal cord regeneration, schizophrenia, rehabilitation and regenerative medicine, HIV research, health services and health economics research. VA Palo Alto is also home to one of the most advanced educational simulation centers in the VA network. 

An affiliation with the world-renowned Stanford University School of Medicine provides a rich academic environment including medical training for physicians in virtually all specialties and subspecialties. The Radiology Service at VA Palo Alto is tightly affiliated with the Stanford Radiology residency program, a fully-accredited program with a total of 52 residents. Many of the full-time faculty participate also in a 1-month medical student clerkship, as well. 

Please apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" link and submit your curriculum vitae and a candidate statement describing your clinical, teaching, and research activities and interests. The Radiology Department, School of Medicine, and Stanford University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates may optionally include as part of their research or teaching statement a brief discussion of how their work will further these ideals.

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford also welcomes applications from others who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

Please contact Dana Nelson in Faculty Affairs with any questions.

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