The Department of Radiology at Stanford School of Medicine is searching for a Section Chief of Neuroradiology. This full-time faculty appointment would be in the Medical Center Line or the University Tenure Line at the Professor level. The major criteria for appointment for faculty in the Medical Center Line shall be excellence in the overall mix of clinical care, clinical teaching, scholarly activity that advances clinical medicine, and institutional service appropriate to the programmatic need the individual is expected to fulfill. The predominant criterion for appointment in the University Tenure Line is a major commitment to research and teaching.
Stanford Hospital & Clinics is expanding its hospital facilities to accommodate new medical technology and increased capacity needs. The new facilities, to be completed in Fall 2018, will feature individual patient rooms, an enlarged Level-1 trauma center and Emergency Department, and new surgical, diagnostic and treatment rooms. Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital is also expanding in order to meet growing community needs for specialized pediatric and obstetric care. The expansion, to open in December 2016, will provide patients and doctors with the most modern clinical advancements and technology to address the specialized needs of pediatric and obstetric patients and their families. The Palo Alto VA hospital is also an important part of the planned growth at Stanford and supports numerous specialized research programs. At present, imaging at SHC and LPCH is performed in the adult and pediatric hospitals and at three outpatient centers, featuring 5 inpatient MR scanners, 6 outpatient MR scanners, and 8 CT scanners; two state of the art neurointerventional suites are also available for the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic neurointerventional services. The Stanford Department of Radiology is currently expanding, with significant growth in both the clinical sections and translational sciences, and a new outpatient neuroimaging facility will open in 2014. Exceptional opportunities exist for research in all aspects of neuroimaging, both within the department and also across departmental boundaries at both the medical school and the university-wide levels. Stanford University has a major initiative in the neurosciences with significant cross-campus activities in this area.
The Neuroradiology Section Chief will be responsible for clinical, teaching and research activities of the section, which currently includes ten full-time faculty members with expertise in adult and pediatric brain, spine, and head and neck imaging, as well as in interventional neuroradiology. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated both scholarly and clinical achievement in the subspecialty of neuroradiology, be a senior member of the ASNR, have mentored junior faculty, and have a significant track-record with NIH and industrial funding. Exceptional leadership and administrative skills are also required. The applicant must have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree(s) or equivalent, must be board-certified in diagnostic radiology, must have completed a formal fellowship in neuroradiology or equivalent training, and must be CAQ-certified in neuroradiology.
Stanford University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. It welcomes nominations of and applications from women and members of minority groups, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university's research, teaching and clinical missions.
Interested candidates should apply on-line by submitting your curriculum vitae and a personal statement describing your clinical, teaching and research activities and interests.