Diagnostic Radiology Open Faculty Positions

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OHSU is the state’s only academic health center. We serve more than a quarter of a million patients each year, approximately 140,000 examinations last year were performed in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology. We employ sub-specialized radiologists and several full-time staff physicists. Our facilities include a  multitude of modern  and updated reading rooms equipped with PACS workstations and several Image processing workstations including Philips, Invivo, and AGFA.

OHSU researchers continue to make breakthrough discoveries in an environment that fosters unique multidisciplinary and collaborative approaches to the most intractable problems in human health. In addition, the affiliated Portland VA Medical Center and Shriners Children’s Hospital are co-located on the Marquam Campus, increasing the department’s exposure to a wide variety of clinical pathologies.

OHSU is located in the west hills of Portland, Oregon. Endless outdoor recreational activities are easily accessible from the city. The ocean and mountains are less than 1-1/2 hours away. Metropolitan Portland has won many awards for city planning and offers the best of urban living without sacrificing the landscape.

To apply

Unless noted otherwise, please send a cover letter and CV to Fergus Coakley, MD, Professor and Chair, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mail code: L340, 3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098, or by email to Coakleyf@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

All posted positions are available, postings are removed as soon as they are filled.

Faculty

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a well-trained, subspecialized Women’s Imaging radiologist to join our Women’s Imaging team. We are dedicated to outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.

Clinical responsibilities will include all aspects of breast imaging and interventions, including mammography, ultrasound, MRI, biopsies, pre-surgical localizations, and ductograms. Women’s Imaging responsibilities include pelvic ultrasound, sonohysterography, and hysterosalpingograms. Experience and/or training in high risk obstetric ultrasound is optional. Conference coverage includes a weekly Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Breast Care Conference. The Women’s Imaging Center is part of an integrated clinical care model located in the new Knight Oncology building at the South Waterfront, and provides services for patients from the OHSU hospital and Clinics as well as the VA.

As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including the Knight Cancer Institute. Accordingly, the department has state of the art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Women’s Imaging. The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter Interventional Institute, the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (dedicated to elucidating the structural and mechanical properties of cells and tissues), and the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident, fellow and postgraduate training. Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency and must be eligible to practice medicine in the state of Oregon. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program.

Assistant, Associate, or Professor level candidates with fellowship training and faculty experience in Women’s Imaging are encouraged to apply. Preference will be made to those applicants with academic interest and experience.   OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from under-represented minorities and women are also encouraged.

Learn more and visit the Women's Imaging Section page.

Please email a cover letter and CV to Elena Korngold, MD, Associate Professor,  Section Head, Body Imaging, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Faculty

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a well-trained, subspecialized Body radiologist to join a Body imaging team dedicated to outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.

Clinical responsibilities will include CT of the chest, abdomen and pelvis (including advanced applications such as three-dimensional imaging, CT urography, virtual colonoscopy and CT enterography), MRI of the abdomen and pelvis (including liver, biliary, prostate, gynecologic and genitourinary applications), general body ultrasound (including abdominal, pelvic, early pregnancy, and neck studies) image-guided needle biopsies, GI and GU fluoroscopic examinations, and attendance at interdisciplinary tumor boards. As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including an active transplant program and the Knight Cancer Institute. Accordingly, the department has state of the art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Body Imaging. The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter Interventional Institute, the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (dedicated to elucidating the structural and mechanical properties of cells and tissues), and the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon. Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident, fellow and postgraduate training. Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program.

Candidates at all levels of practice including those currently undertaking Fellowship training in Body or Abdominal Imaging are encouraged to apply. Preference will be made to those applicants with academic interest and experience, most notably in the fields of CT, MRI or molecular imaging.   OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from under-represented minorities and women are also encouraged.

Learn more and visit the Body Imaging Section page.

Nuclear Medicine Physician

The Division of Nuclear Medicine in the Department of Diagnostic Radiology at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) is seeking a full time Nuclear Medicine physician. OHSU NMMI is seeking to hire at either the Assistant or Associate professor level to fulfill a variety of roles, including to practice outstanding patient care, resident and fellow teaching, and academic excellence.

The Division of Nuclear Medicine has state of the art imaging equipment and sees both adult and pediatric patients with a mixture of complexity from within OHSU, the Doernbecher Children’s Hospital, as well as more widely throughout Oregon and adjacent states. Clinical responsibilities will include overseeing the daily activities of the division which encompasses a broad imaging case load generated by four gamma cameras (the majority with CT as well) and two PET/CT scanners. All types of FDA-approved radionuclide therapies are done, with particularly active neuroendocrine tumor and prostate cancer therapy programs. Participation in various multidisciplinary tumor boards is required. Furthermore, the division is in a period of active growth with the development of a new Nuclear Medicine clinic, multiple new scanners, outpatient imaging areas, and a radionuclide therapy suite over the next five years. Active involvement of the educational activities of the department is expected, including the Radiology as well as Nuclear Medicine residency/fellowship programs.

Additionally, this position entails support and development of the newly formed Theranostics Program within the department. This comprises a variety of activities including participating in industry-sponsored clinical trials for both radionuclide imaging and therapy, as well as acting as a clinical and scientific liaison for the Center for Radiochemistry Research (CRR) and the new PET/MR program. The CRR is a state-of-art cyclotron facility with several experienced PhD faculty developing radionuclides for basic science, small and large animal experiments, and human clinical trials. The PET/MR scanner will similarly be used for both clinical and research studies and the candidate can help serve as a liaison for faculty within Diagnostic Radiology and beyond who wish to use this technology. This work may include helping with these programs’ daily activities, overseeing and applying for grants, guiding research projects and preparing progress reports, communicating with sponsors and study staff, and working with the regulatory staff to ensure that project timelines are met.

The OHSU campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including an active transplant program and the Knight Cancer Institute. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter Interventional Institute, the Center for Spatial Systems Biomedicine (dedicated to elucidating the structural and mechanical properties of cells and tissues), and the Oregon National Primate Research Center. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon. Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident, fellow and postgraduate training. 

Learn more and visit the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division page.

The Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU) Department of Diagnostic Radiology is seeking a faculty member for our Cardiothoracic Imaging Section. Appointment will be at the level of Assistant, Associate or full Professor, depending upon qualifications.

As the only academic medical center in the state of Oregon, OHSU provides a full spectrum of care to a large and diverse population, including the Knight Cancer and Knight Cardiovascular Institutes. Accordingly, the department has state of the art imaging equipment and sees patients with a wide mix of complexity and pathology. Academic activities within the section are centered on the promotion of excellence in the evidence-based application, performance, and interpretation of Cardiothoracic Imaging.

The campus offers excellent opportunities for multidisciplinary research, with a history of innovative and collaborative studies. OHSU is home to numerous specialized research centers and institutes, including one of the first Clinical and Translational Sciences Award-funded programs in the country (the Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute), the Advanced Imaging Research Center (dedicated to improving medical imaging), the Knight Cancer Institute, the Dotter interventional Institute, and the Knight Cardiovascular Institute. The Knight Cancer Institute is the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Oregon.

Clinical responsibilities will include interpretation of all aspects of thoracic (CT/MR and radiographs) and cardiac imaging (CT and MR); as well as thoracic biopsies/aspirations. Familiarity with imaging of acquired and congenital heart diseases and imaging of minimally invasive techniques in the adult population is expected. Familiarity with cardiac imaging in the pediatric patient population would be desirable. Participation in numerous excellent weekly interdisciplinary conferences is expected.  Educational responsibilities will include teaching at all levels commensurate with a large academic center, including medical student, resident and fellow training.

Candidates must be ABR board certifying eligible after passing the ABR Core Exam and successful completion of an ACGME-accredited residency. International Medical Graduates are eligible for the position provided they have a valid ECFMG certificate, have completed an ACGME-accredited residency and ABR Core Exam, or are otherwise board-eligible through the ABR IMG Alternate Pathway program. Candidates currently undertaking Fellowship training in Cardiothoracic Imaging are encouraged to apply. OHSU is committed to diversity, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are encouraged.

Please send a cover letter and CV to Cristina Fuss, MD, Assistant Professor and Section Chief Cardiothoracic Imaging, OHSU Department of Diagnostic Radiology, fussc@ohsu.edu. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Learn more and visit the Cardiothoracic section page.