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Posting Number req11067


Department COM Phx Radiology


Department Website Link College of Medicine-Phoenix


Location Greater Phoenix Area


Address Phoenix, AZ USA


Position Highlights

The University of Arizona College of Medicine- Phoenix is seeking an outstanding academic physician to serve as the Chair of the Department of Radiology. This individual, appointed at the Associate or Full Professor level, will be responsible for strategic leadership and direction for all aspects of the clinical, educational, research and other programmatic missions of the Department located at Banner - University Medical Center -Phoenix.


The Chair will lead a team of radiologists, ancillary staff and personnel and will be responsible for expanding the program. Specific needs and opportunities include recruiting faculty members particularly with expertise in interventional and diagnostic radiology, building clinical programs, and evolving clinical investigation. An additional goal will be the development of a GME training program in partnership with the Phoenix Veterans Administration Medical Center.


This position reports directly to the Dean, College of Medicine – Phoenix for all academic activities. Consistent with the Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA) between the University of Arizona and Banner Health, the Department Chair will have a matrix reporting relationship to the Chief Executive Officer of the Banner-University Medical Group (B-UMG) and CEO of B-UMC (Phoenix) for all clinical activities conducted at Banner-University Medical Center (Phoenix).


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!


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Duties & Responsibilities

·       Faculty Development

·       Recruitment and retention of diverse faculty and staff

·       Educational and training programs including a residency program

·       Research growth

·       Novel Clinical Programs


Minimum Qualifications

·       Qualified candidates must possess a Doctor of Medicine (MD/DO) or equivalent degree from an accredited institution; AND be eligible for a University of Arizona academic appointment at the Associate Professor level or higher.

·       Board certified (or participating in Maintenance of Certification (MOC) if lapsed) in Radiology or related specialty.

·       Eligible for unrestricted medical licensure in the State of Arizona.
Greater than 6 years of progressively complex administrative experience (e.g., program leader, center/section director, etc.) in an academic medical center setting.

·       Demonstrated track record of national distinction in teaching, clinical care and research discovery in an academic department or comparable environment.

·       Demonstrated commitment to patient care, reflecting a service­ oriented, team­ based philosophy with hospital administration and health professional colleagues from all disciplines, departments and specialties.

·       Successful track record of recruitment and/or development of faculty, trainees, and students.

·       Evidence of successful program building.

·       Eligible for medical staff membership at B--UMCP


Preferred Qualifications

·       Additional health profession degree (e.g., PhD, MPH, MS, etc.).

·       Experience in the development and successful implementation of new academic (educational, patient care, research) programs and services.

·       Demonstrates collaborative engagement with private practice community for mutual benefit in program development and patient care.

·       Demonstrated outstanding leadership in an academic department of Radiology.

·       Past and/or continued clinical research funding (Federal, foundation, industry) with evidence of high impact scientific research including peer-reviewed publications in leading journals.

·       National distinction through service on NIH study sections and/or national committee leadership in ACR (American College of Radiology) or similar professional societies.


FLSA Exempt


Full Time/Part Time Full Time


Number of Hours Worked per Week 40


Job FTE 1.0


Work Calendar Fiscal


Job Category Faculty


Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits


Rate of Pay AAMC Public Schools for Rank and Specialty; DOE


Compensation Type salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)


Type of criminal background check required: Fingerprint criminal background check (security sensitive due to title or department)


Number of Vacancies 1


Target Hire Date 1/2/2023


Expected End Date


Contact Information for Candidates


Open Date 7/25/2022


Open Until Filled Yes


Documents Needed to Apply Curriculum Vitae (CV) and Cover Letter


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