Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

Nuclear Medicine Physician, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor

Radiology and Imaging Services
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States (on-site)
4 days ago


The University of Utah Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences is seeking a Nuclear Medicine Physician with subspecialty training in nuclear medicine, molecular imaging, and theranostics to join our rapidly growing Nuclear Medicine section. As a full-time physician, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact in the field through education, innovative research projects, and clinical services. Our team of experienced nuclear medicine physicians including internationally renowned leaders in the field provides excellent patient care, covering a wide range of nuclear medicine services. The academic appointment will be at a rank commensurate with training and experience.

Facilities and Institution:
You will have access to state-of-the-art imaging resources, including multiple PET-CTs, multiple MRIs, dual-energy CTs, intraoperative MRI, and MR-guided focused ultrasound for clinical work and research. Pre-clinical imaging resources, such as micro PET-MRI and 7T MRI, are also available. Research opportunities abound, with a broad case mix from the sources described above, as well as the unique world-class support provided by the Utah Center for Advanced Imaging Research (UCAIR) in the Department and the Huntsman Cancer Institute.

The Nuclear Medicine section provides diagnostic imaging and theranostics services at the University Hospital and Huntsman Cancer Hospital, an NCI-designated premier cancer center. Our section has a rich history of nuclear medicine developments, including the invention of Tc-99m MAG3 in the late 80s and the adoption of theranostics for the first time in the State of Utah. Our department is known for excellence in clinical care, education, and research and offers an outstanding residency program in Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology.

The University of Utah Health Sciences offers various leadership programs and research training opportunities for faculty members. A leader in quality care, the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics have been ranked in the top 10 in Quality, Safety, and Accountability among all academic medical centers for the past 10 years in a row. Join us in our mission to promote the clinical and academic growth of the section and contribute to a collegial environment where innovation is encouraged and supported.

Salt Lake City is an exceptional place to call home, offering an ideal balance of natural beauty, cultural vibrancy, and professional opportunities. Nestled at the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains and surrounded by stunning natural scenery, Salt Lake City is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise. With seven ski and summer resorts just a short drive from the city, including world-famous Park City, Deer Valley, Alta, and Snowbird, you’ll never run out of places to explore and adventures to experience. Within a day’s drive are nine U.S. National Parks.

Beyond its natural splendor, Salt Lake City is a rapidly growing, multicultural city that has been listed among the top 25 Best Places for Business and Careers. The city itself is renowned for its rich culture and history, with museums, galleries, performing arts venues showcasing local and international talent, and the Sundance Film Festival that attracts international visitors to the area. From world-class opera performances at the Utah Opera to thought-provoking exhibitions at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts, there’s something for everyone in Salt Lake City. Salt Lake City is one of the most beautiful and safe cities in the USA.

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

Interested applicants may apply for this position on-line by going to the following quicklink:

For further information and queries, please contact:
Megan Mills, MD
Interim Section Chief
Assistant Professor and Musculoskeletal Section Chief
Department of Radiology, University of Utah
30 North 1900 East #1A071
Salt Lake City, UT 84132, U.S.A.


The ideal candidate should be American Board of Nuclear Medicine or American Board of Radiology – Nuclear Radiology certified or eligible, with a strong interest and experience in academic radiology. Exceptional clinical and interpersonal skills are required, along with prior evidence of research productivity and education efforts. You will be expected to actively engage in teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, initiate research projects, and participate in quality improvement and value initiatives.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 68938034
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Radiology and Imaging Services
  • Position Title: Nuclear Medicine Physician, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor
  • Area of Focus: Academic Medical Group
  • Job Function: Physicians/Surgeons
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Ph.D.
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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