Job Description

Open Rank of Radiology in Nuclear Medicine

Posting Numberreq9850
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 fellowship-trained Nuclear Medicine Physician/Diagnostic Radiologist. This is a faculty position that reports to the Department Chair.

As a member of our team of nuclear medicine radiologists, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to practice cutting-edge nuclear medicine. The nuclear medicine experience includes adult and pediatric diagnostic nuclear medicine (including cardiac), nuclear medicine therapies and theranostics, PET/CT, and SPECT/CT. Additional opportunities include participation in tumor boards and multidisciplinary conferences, as well as other interdisciplinary activities. Research opportunities are available and are encouraged. State-of-the-art translational imaging and image processing facilities are available and research is supported by dedicated research staff. We are enhancing our system coverage in an ever-growing practice.

The successful candidate will also assist in other radiology subspecialties according to their interest or expertise.

All faculty are responsible for mentoring and teaching diagnostic radiology residents, cardiology fellows, and medical students. Most daily clinical assignments involve direct resident supervision. All faculty contribute to resident didactic education and are encouraged to engage in clinical research or other appropriate scholarly activities. 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 Qualifications:

  • MD or equivalent

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Board certified or Board eligible in Diagnostic Radiology by date of hire

  • Board certified or Board eligible in Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) or Nuclear Radiology (ABR CAQ) by date of hire.

  • State of New Mexico Medical License (or eligibility) by date of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Additional experience, interest, or fellowship training in Abdominal Imaging, Emergency Radiology, Cardiothoracic Radiology, Neuroradiology, or Ultrasound

  • Proficiency in oversight and interpretation of the full range of adult and pediatric diagnostic nuclear medicine studies including general nuclear medicine, PET/CT, SPECT/CT and nuclear cardiology studies

  • Experience in therapeutic nuclear medicine and theranostics

  • Previous academic and radiology teaching experience

Application InstructionsA complete application must include a CV. A cover letter must be included to address preferred qualifications.
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 8/26/2019. 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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