The Roy J. and Lucille A. Carver College of Medicine invites applications for a Division Director of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (tenure track) in the Department of Radiology.
The Director is the leader of all aspects of the Division's enterprise. Responsibilities include faculty recruitment and appointments; development and management of educational, clinical and research programs; fiscal planning and management; and short- and long-term strategic planning. The Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging Division handles a busy clinical service and members are active in multiple areas of research, ranging from basic science to translational research and clinical trials. Equipment includes three clinical PET/CTs, a research only PET/CT, an animal PET-CT scanner and a cyclotron and radiochemistry facility. Construction has been approved for a PET/MR.
The Division has a strong record in the development and translation of PET radiopharmaceuticals, quantitative image analysis, and is a leader in the emerging Theranostic field. Division faculty serve as members of the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center (HCCC) and have deep research and clinical connections with faculty from Radiation Oncology, Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Iowa Institute of Biomedical Imaging (IIBI).
It is expected that the Director will engage with faculty and research programs in one or more of the following key areas. The University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center is the only NCI designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in the state and has a large number of very active clinical and research programs ( http://uihc.org/holden ). One of the four formal Holden cancer research programs is entitled
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