Job Description

Open Rank of Cardiothoracic Radiology

Posting Numberreq1525
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeOpen Rank
Hiring DepartmentRadiology General (499B)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The Department of Radiology at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is seeking applicants for a full-time Cardiothoracic Radiologist. This is a faculty position that reports to the Department Chair.

The position includes clinical service and teaching as well as close collaboration with consulting services in Thoracic Surgery, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Thoracic Oncology, Trauma, Medical and Surgical Services. Clinical responsibilities include all diagnostic aspects of thoracic imaging including chest radiography, CT, dual energy CT, and chest and cardiac MRI, but do not include performance of interventional procedures. Additional opportunities include participation in tumor boards, multidisciplinary conferences and other interdisciplinary activities. The successful candidate will also assist in other radiology subspecialties according to their interest and expertise.

Research opportunities are available and encouraged. State-of-the-art translational imaging and image processing facilities are available and research is supported by dedicated research staff.

All faculty are responsible for mentoring and teaching diagnostic radiology residents, cardiology fellows, and medical students. Most daily clinical assignments involve direct resident supervision and all faculty contribute to resident didactic education. Successful candidates must be committed to working with broadly diverse student and community populations.

The Department of Radiology provides services for the UNM Hospital, a 580-bed Level 1 Trauma and Tertiary Care Center including UNM Children’s Hospital; the UNM Comprehensive Cancer Center; the 71-bed Sandoval Regional Medical Center; and the 320-bed Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center.

The University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center is located in the heart of the Rio Grande Valley with stunning natural beauty. There are 300+ days of sunshine per year in Albuquerque and an ideal environment for outdoor activities. The University and our Department have a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities, including disabled veterans.

Salary and academic rank for this position will be commensurate with the applicant’s experience and academic background.

Minimum Requirements for this position are as follows:

  • MD or equivalent
  • Eligible to work in the U.S. (this is not a Visa opportunity)
  • Board certified or Board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology
  • State of New Mexico Medical License (or eligibility)
  • Thoracic Imaging Fellowship, completed by contract start date, or comparable experience

Preferred Qualifications for this position are as follows:

  • Previous academic and radiology teaching experience
  • Interest in scholarly activity in cardiothoracic imaging
Application InstructionsA complete application must include a CV. A cover letter must be included to address preferred qualifications if not clearly evident in the CV.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 8/25/2017. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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