The Department of Radiology at Keck School of Medicine of USC is recruiting a full-time, fellowship-trained radiologist to join the abdominal section within the body imaging division. The candidate will be given a faculty appointment at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor level commensurate with their experience/qualifications.
The abdominal section is composed of ten faculty members with a variety of expertise. The section has strong collaborative relationships with the various clinical divisions at the Keck Medical Center of USC, including surgery, urology, gastroenterology, oncology, medicine and radiation oncology.
The faculty member will work at the Keck Hospital of USC, Los Angeles County USC (LAC+USC) Medical Center, and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. A major strength of the position is the rich clinical experience derived from the tremendous variety in pathology and patient population throughout all the sites, which are conveniently located on a single medical campus adjacent to downtown Los Angeles.
There are extensive opportunities for research and other scholarly activities, both within the department and in collaboration with other departments. The department provides dedicated research infrastructure including a grants manager, study coordinators, and statistician support. The abdominal section has multiple active research projects. Significant teaching opportunities are available with a large training program of 42 residents and 15 fellows.
State-of-the-art equipment include multiple multidetector and dual energy CT scanners, GE 3T MRI, and Siemens 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners and state of the art ultrasound units. Fuji Synapse PACS workstations are employed throughout the department, and multiple 3-D workstations are also present at all sites. The department has a clinical image processing laboratory for advanced 3D visualization and post processing.
USC strongly values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups are encouraged to apply.
The Department seeks candidates with a variety of skills and experience. The applicant should have experience in conventional radiography, CT, MR, and US, and abdominal interventional procedures, such as abdominal and pelvic biopsies and drainage catheter placements. Applicants must be ABR board-certified or board eligible.
Internal Number: Abdominal
About University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California teaches and trains physicians, biomedical scientists and other healthcare professionals, conducts medical research, and treats patients. Founded in 1885, it is the second oldest medical school in California. The Keck School of Medicine is part of Keck Medicine of USC, the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise and one of only two university-owned academic medical centers in the Los Angeles area. This includes the Keck Medical Center of USC, composed of the Keck Hospital of USC and the USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The two world-class, USC-owned hospitals are staffed by more than 500 physicians who are faculty at the Keck School. Together, the school’s faculty and residents serve more than 1.5 million patients each year at Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital, as well as USC-affiliated hospitals Children’s Hospital Los Angeles and Los Angeles County + USC Medical Center. The Keck School of Medicine is home to a vibrant scientific community where researchers and clinicians collaborate to create a continuous loop of care – truly embodying the bench to bedside ideal. The Keck School’s... rigorous research portfolio spans basic, clinical, translational and population research and utilizes multi-disciplinary collaborations in order to provide solutions for the health problems facing local and international communities.