University of Tennessee - Clinical Track Faculty Position in Radiology

Date Posted: 
February 12, 2014 - May 17, 2014

The Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences of the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine invites applications for a full-time clinical-track faculty position in radiology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Requirements for the applicant include the DVM/VMD or equivalent degree, and board certification in the American College of Veterinary Radiology (ACVR); individuals who are not ACVR board-certified but are eligible for certification will be considered. Individuals certified by the European College of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging (ECVDI) will be considered and will be expected to complete ACVR certification during employment at the University of Tennessee.

Responsibilities include didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching of diagnostic imaging to professional students, interns, residents, and graduate students. Expertise and clinical experience in diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, CT and MRI are required. Expertise or interest in conventional nuclear medicine and positron emission tomography (PET) is welcomed. Clinical duties will be shared with 4 other full-time faculty radiologists. The University of Tennessee has an ACVR approved residency program with 3 radiology residents, taking a new resident every year. The radiology section is supported by 5 technologists and 2 office staff. Radiology equipment includes integrated digital R/F room with 16" II (Phillips Easy Diagnostic Digital System), digital R/F room with 12" II (Phillips EasyDiagnost interfaced with a InfiMed Gold-one Digital Fluoroscopic system), and large animal room with new Phillips Super CP 100 - 100kW generator and Bennett High Frequency 600 mA generator. The two R/F rooms and large animal room are equipped with Eklin DR System (EDR Clinical Diagnostic Radiography System). A Philips BV-300 tri-mode C-Arm is available and development of an interventional suite is in progress. Ultrasound equipment includes Siemens Sequoia S512 with 5 transducers, Siemens G60 with 2 transducers, Siemens Sequoia S512 with 3 transducers (cardiology), and Siemens G20 (ICU). A major large animal hospital expansion is underway, and the completed portion houses an imaging center with a 40-row detector Philips Brilliance CT scanner and a superconductive 1.5 T Espree Siemens magnet, both equipped with small and large animal tables. A new nuclear medicine room will be completed in 2013, and will house two GE LFOV gamma cameras (one attached to an EquiStand gantry system) interfaced with Mirage acquisition computer and NucLear Mac system for image analysis. All imaging modalities are interfaced with a Sectra PACS system. The college has access to the Preclinical and Diagnostic Molecular Imaging Laboratory at the UT Graduate School of Medicine, where a fusion PET/multislice CT scanner, microPET and microCT are available. Additional information can be obtained by contacting the Chair of the Search Committee: fmorandi@utk.edu

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Qualified individuals are invited to submit an application consisting of 1) letter of professional goals, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) names of three professional references to:

Dr. Federica Morandi, Chair of the Search Committee
The University of Tennessee
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
C247 Veterinary Teaching Hospital
Knoxville, TN 37996-4544

For additional information, applicants are directed to visit the University of Tennessee, College of Veterinary Medicine web site at: www.vet.utk.edu/

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/SECTION 504/ADEA/ADA employer.