Asst/Assoc or Professor of Clinical Radiology (Section Chief)
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The Department of Radiology at Keck School of Medicine of USC is recruiting a
leader for the abdominal imaging section. The new section chief will be a
full-time, fellowship-trained, ABR-certified or -equivalent radiologist who
will be appointed at a rank that is commensurate with experience and
The abdominal imaging section is comprised of 16 diverse faculty members with
broad expertise in all modalities and subspecialties. Specific areas of
clinical and research strength include radiomics, urologic imaging, contrast-
enhanced ultrasound, fetal ultrasound, and cancer imaging. The section has
strong collaborative relationships with the numerous clinical divisions at the
Keck Medical Center of USC and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, including
transplant surgery, urology, gastroenterology, oncology, internal medicine
subspecialties, and radiation oncology. Significant research collaborations
also exist with the Viterbi School of Engineering along with many other
centers and institutes on campus.
The ideal section chief candidate will have strong demonstrated leadership and
mentoring skills, with a substantial record of scholarly achievement. The
ideal candidate will also have significant clinical expertise in abdominal
imaging with experience in operational management.
The new section chief will supervise abdominal imaging operations across the
entire health system, including the Keck Hospital of USC, Los Angeles County
USC (LAC+USC) Medical Center, and Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center. A
major strength of the department 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 statistical support. The abdominal imaging
section currently has nearly $2.5 million in NIH funding. A long-standing
commitment to didactic and “at the workstation” teaching is a core value of
the department which supports a highly competitive training program of 42
residents and 15 fellows from across the country. The new section chief will
help shape the next generation of abdominal imaging experts and leaders.
State-of-the-art equipment include multidetector and dual energy CT scanners,
GE 3T MRI, and Siemens 1.5T and 3T MRI scanners as well as Canon and Philips
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/printing and imaging post processing.
The USC Department of Radiology is committed to fostering a diverse and
inclusive academic community. We believe that diversity is integral to
excellence and welcome applications from all individuals whose backgrounds or
interests align with this commitment.
Apply here and upload a curriculum vitae and cover letter (addressed to
Robert K. Ryu MD, Chair and Professor, USC Department of Radiology) and 3
The University of Southern California strongly values diversity and is
committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of
all racial and ethnic groups, people with disabilities, and veterans are
encouraged to apply.
REQ20101203 Posted Date: 06/06/2021 Apply