Associate Professor/Professor-Chief of MRI Research & Director of MRI Center - Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging- McGovern Medical School
Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas
McGovern Medical School at UTHealth
Requisition #: 190000KS
The Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Imaging at McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is seeking applications from highly qualified candidates for the position of Chief of MRI Research and Director of the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center. This is a senior position, Associate Professor or Professor, requiring leadership and administrative skills.
The MRI Center houses Philips 3T Achieva and Bruker 7T animal scanners. The MRI Center is located in a 5,000 square-foot facility on the ground floor of McGovern Medical School.
Position Key Accountabilities:
1) Direct and administer the MRI facility that includes the supervision of the MRI staff
2) Establish a strong MRI research program and apply for extramural funding
3) Establish strong collaboration from investigators from within and outside UTH
4) Help the MRI users develop the MRI protocols and assist them with the data analysis
5) Teach Residents and others as assigned by the Departmental Chair
6) Mentor Junior Faculty
Minimum qualifications include either MD/PhD or Ph.D, degree in an area very closely related to magnetic resonance imaging/spectroscopy; significant experience in the application of MR to various clinical conditions; thorough familiarity in the latest developments in the field of MRI/MRS. This position also requires an outstanding track record in peer reviewed publications, extramural funding, and national and international reputation. Opportunities exist for research collaboration with investigators throughout the Health Science Center.
The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)
Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.
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