The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging in the Department of Radiology at Stanford University is seeking a qualified physician to join the full-time faculty and lead a newly established Targeted Radionuclide Therapy (TRT) Center of Excellence. This faculty appointment will be in the Clinician Educator Line or Medical Center Line at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Clinician Educator Line shall be excellence in clinical care and teaching, as well as institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. 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. Faculty rank will be determined by the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
The main responsibility of the new faculty will be to expand on the existing TRT program (131I for thyroid cancer, Lutathera® for NET, Xofigo® for prostate cancer) and establish a TRT Center of Excellence. This position is envisioned as a close collaboration with Endocrinology, Medical Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Radiation Oncology. A critical goal is to start TRT programs for prostate cancer using innovative PSMA and GRPR compounds. Dedicated targeted radionuclide therapy rooms are available in the hospital and a clinic space for the TRT program is currently explored.
Other responsibilities of the new faculty will include clinical interpretation of all aspects of Nuclear Medicine, including single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and positron emission tomography (PET). The Division of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at Stanford Healthcare has state-of-the-art SPECT, SPECT-CT, PET-CT and PET-MRI. In addition, a fully equipped cyclotron radiochemistry facility provides an extensive range of radiopharmaceuticals for clinical and research use.
Stanford University and Stanford HealthCare are committed to improving delivery of healthcare through excellence in image based clinical care, education of future radiologists, and translational research for therapy and imaging. A new hospital including an expanded full service state- of-the-art radiology department is scheduled to open in mid 2018. The hospital is located in northern California on the campus of Stanford University and provides a full range of primary through quaternary services.
The qualified candidate must have a M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. or equivalent. Candidates should be board-certified or board-eligible in nuclear medicine, and for the Medical Center Line position have shown an outstanding track record of research productivity. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach medical students, residents, and fellows in radiology. The Department of Radiology includes residency programs in Diagnostic Radiology (DR), DR/Interventional Radiology and DR/Nuclear Medicine, as well as several fellowships.
Please submit your curriculum vitae, a brief statement describing your clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experience on our Department of Radiology website at http://radiology.stanford.edu.
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.