| The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital (LPCH) and the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University are seeking a qualified physician to join the full-time faculty and serve as Director of Pediatric Nuclear Medicine. This faculty appointment would be in the Medical Center Line or University Tenure Line at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, 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. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. |
The Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, located in Northern California on the campus of Stanford University, is expanding its hospital facilities to accommodate new medical technology and increased capacity to meet growing needs for specialized pediatric and obstetric care. A full range of primary thru quaternary services is provided. Centers of Excellence include: Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Medicine, and Cancer. The pediatric radiology program has undergone major expansion over the past ten years with the appointment of eleven new pediatric radiology faculty.
A new hospital facility, to be completed in Fall 2017, will provide patients and doctors with the most modern clinical advancements and technology to address the specialized needs of pediatric and obstetric patients and their families. The newly established pediatric Nuclear Medicine service at LPCH will have state-of-the-art SPECT, SPECT-CT and PET-MRI. A dedicated targeted radionuclide therapy room will be available in the hospital expansion. In addition, Stanford Children’s Health is expanding off campus inpatient and outpatient clinical services via joint ventures with regional hospitals and multiple imaging centers.
The Director of Pediatric Nuclear Medicine will be responsible for clinical operations, teaching, and research activities in the Pediatric Nuclear Medicine program at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital and the Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Stanford Health Care. Education of medical students, residents and fellows, as well as a significant research commitment are part of the job description. As Pediatric Nuclear Medicine will have a significant role in the new LPCH expansion, the Director will be expected to significantly assist with the growth of the service. Participation in adult nuclear medicine will be available and faculty from the adult nuclear medicine service will be available to assist. Responsibilities will include clinical interpretation of all aspects of nuclear medicine, including SPECT and PET. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated both scholarly and clinical achievement in the subspecialty of pediatric nuclear medicine. A significant track-record with NIH and/or industrial funding is strongly desired. Candidates must be board-certified or board-eligible in Nuclear Medicine, and demonstrate subspecialty expertise in pediatric nuclear medicine. Board certification and clinical skills in pediatric radiology are also highly desirable.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women, members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as from others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research, teaching and clinical missions.
Interested candidates should apply on-line at http://radjobs.stanford.edu by submitting your curriculum vitae and a personal statement describing your clinical, teaching, research, and administrative leadership activities and interests.