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Professor (Associate/Full) (T/TE)

Position Details

Position Information

Title Professor (Associate/Full) (T/TE)
Department Medical Imaging (0711)
Medical Sub-Speciality
Location University of Arizona Health Sciences
Position Summary

The Department of Medical Imaging at the University of Arizona (UA) College of Medicine is seeking applicants for a full-time Professor (Associate/Full) on the Tenure Track. Prospective candidates will show a strong commitment to biomedical imaging physics translational research, innovation and education, with the capacity to develop and lead programmatic initiatives and a track record of success in achieving independent funding.

The Department of Medical Imaging provides clinical service to Banner University Medical Center – Tucson (the sole Level 1 Trauma Center in southern Arizona), Diamond Children’s Medical Center, University of Arizona Cancer Center, Banner University Medical Center – South Campus, University Medical Imaging, and community sites throughout Arizona.

The Department of Medical Imaging, Banner Health, and University of Arizona are undergoing major growth and investment in facilities and equipment, with advanced imaging systems and informatics making this an attractive opportunity. This is further supported by very active industry partnerships and research relationships. The UA has a strong tradition of clinical care excellence, driven by innovation and discovery, with the Department of Medical Imaging faculty having extensive collaborations across other departments in the College of Medicine and other colleges.

The Department of Medical Imaging has a strong tradition of imaging research, with 18 research faculty and many cross-appointed faculty in Biomedical Engineering, Optical Sciences, Biochemistry and Chemistry and 14,000 sq. ft. of dedicated research space in the Department, providing a fertile ground for translational research.

The position provides full academic appointment at the University of Arizona with compensation commensurate with experience and accomplishments.

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with diverse perspectives and experiences, we encourage minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs.

The department is seeking an individual who is able to work with diverse students, trainees and colleagues, and who has experience with a variety of teaching methods and curricular perspectives.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

Accepting a new position is a big life step. We want potential candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the free services offered by Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS).Ask your department contact to be introduced to ABRS prior to your visit.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Leadership roles in clinical diagnostic imaging systems performance optimization.
  • Leadership roles in the Clinical Physicists Section.
  • Technology innovation and translation.
  • Leadership role in mentorship and education for clinical biomedical imaging physics.
  • Leadership role in strategy and program development.
  • Focus areas of innovation to include oncological imaging diagnostics.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications
  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering or related field.
  • Must meet University of Arizona criteria for appointment to a tenure track senior level faculty position.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Successful record of clinical medical physics.
  • Experience in Electrical Engineering or related area.
  • Service excellence and research experience.
  • Experience in X-ray modalities such as digital mammography, computed tomography and interventional radiology.
  • Track record of receiving extramural funding.
  • Established expertise in working with diverse communities.
Rank To be determined.
Tenure Information Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA Exempt
FTE 1.0
Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay DOE
Job Category Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)
Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F20545
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date 09/09/2016
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Maria Telles
(520) 626-7793

Open Date 07/05/2016
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Review Begins On 07/15/2016
Special Instructions Summary
Diversity Statement
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Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  3. * Do you have a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering or a related field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have a tenure eligible academic background?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents