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Mayo Clinic Florida Department of Radiology is actively recruiting a full-time Academic physician specializing in Nuclear Medicine. The appointment can be at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank depending on experience and qualifications. This individual will participate in research, teaching, and the clinical service involving PET, Nuclear Medicine and Radiology. The successful candidate will have protected research and academic times commiserate with experience.
The selected candidate will have shown an ability to develop an independent research career and will play a pivotal role in the development of the Nuclear Medicine research program. Ongoing research projects at Mayo Clinic Florida include clinical trials with novel PET radiopharmaceuticals, the use of advanced reconstruction, and kinetic modeling techniques.
Experience in clinical and translational research is required, as is expertise in all aspects of Nuclear Medicine including radiotherapy, single photon imaging, PET/CT and multi-modality imaging. The candidate must have the ability to work cooperatively and collegially within a diverse environment. Preferred candidates will have a track-record of gaining extramural research funding, and success in building productive multi-disciplinary collaborations.
An on-site cyclotron facility is recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) with active production of clinical and research PET radiopharmaceuticals. A dedicated small animal molecular imaging on-site laboratory is being constructed with dedicated small animal PET/CT, CT, and optical imaging instrumentation.
The position will include participation in our general nuclear medicine, cardiac imaging and busy clinical PET/CT practices. The Nuclear Medicine division currently consists of four dedicated nuclear medicine radiologists. In 2019, the clinical practice will conduct about 4600 General Nuclear Medicine, 7400 Nuclear Cardiology and 4400 PET/CT and PET/MR exams. We have a growing Theranostics practice and we will perform about 100 Lutathera therapies in 2019.
Our practice has multiple gamma cameras including a D-SPECT camera. Our clinical and research PET practice is supported by two new generation PET/CTs with Silicon Photomultipliers (SiPMs) and a PET/MRI.
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Qualified candidates must possess an M.D. or D.O degree and a Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates must be board certified in radiology and have dual certification in Nuclear Medicine (ABNM) or Nuclear Radiology CAQ (ABR) and must have or be eligible for licensure in the State of Florida.
Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The “River City by the Sea” has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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