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The Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control at Jude Children’s Research Hospital is recruiting a Faculty Member at the FULL, ASSOCIATE or ASSISTANT level as we expand our intervention work to prevent, remediate or ameliorate the physiological and functional consequences of cancer and cancer treatment. We are seeking a creative and collaborative scientist with a vibrant research program to work with a team in a clinical laboratory focused on understanding human performance, movement, and physical well-being in children with cancer and cancer survivors.    Our research uses state-of-art approaches to document adverse outcomes and to design interventions optimize health.  Our Department and associated Cancer Center Programs include a diverse team of investigators with expertise in epidemiology, oncology, psychology, neuropsychology, exercise science, rehabilitation, nursing, health behavior, neurology, cardiology, genetics, computational biology, and biostatistics.  We regularly collaborate across Cancer Center Programs, engaging with laboratory-based researchers to understand the biological mechanisms responsible for the late effects of childhood cancer and its treatment.  Our Department is home to both the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study with over 30,000 childhood cancer survivor participants diagnosed from 1970-1999 in North America, and the St. Jude Lifetime Cohort Study, with over 6000 clinically assessed childhood cancer survivors treated at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital between 1962 and 2012.  These foundational studies are funded by the National Cancer Institute and are unparalleled resources for research.    St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is a world-class research institution dedicated to pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases of childhood. We are the first and only National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center devoted solely to children and have been recognized with the highest possible ranking of “exceptional” in our two most recent five-year reviews by the NCI. Our mission is to advance research and cures for pediatric cancer, the number one cause of death by disease for U.S. children past infancy. St. Jude is a highly interactive environment offering its faculty a remarkable opportunity to perform cutting-edge independent and collaborative research while receiving long-term institutional support past start-up to facilitate innovation and discovery.   We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. In the past five years, St. Jude has ranked one of the “Best Workplaces for Women,” as well as one of the “Best Workplaces for Diversity.” St. Jude is consistently ranked on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Best Places to Work For” and is No. 9 on the 2018 Glassdoor “Best Place to Work” list for companies with 1,000 or more employees.   St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic American crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Mild winters and beautiful green outdoor spaces are part of the reasons why Forbes recently named Memphis the 4th happiest city in which to work. Cost of living and high quality of life are other attractions; in fact, Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child. St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive, and a generous start-up and benefit packages are included.   Learn more about us at www.stjude.org.   How to Apply: Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page summary of research interests directly online.   Alternatively, application materials can be emailed to Kiri.Ness@STJUDE.ORG, or sent to: Kirsten K. Ness, PT, PhD Member, Epidemiology and Cancer Control c/o Tracie Gatewood St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 735 Memphis, Tennessee, 38105
Job ID
38938
Department
Epidemiology & Cancer Control
Hiring Manager
Leslie Robison
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital is seeking a nuclear medicine physician or pediatric radiologist with expertise in nuclear medicine, and experience in oncologic imaging to join the Department of Diagnostic Imaging. This is a highly desirable full-time faculty position for the candidate interested in pursuing an academic career and performing clinical research in a stimulating atmosphere within a progressive and unique institution. Several faculty career tracks are available including clinical, research and clinician-scientist. Interpersonal skills, a collaborative nature and clinical acumen are essential. Academic rank will depend on qualifications and experience. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is a world-class center for research and treatment of potentially fatal childhood diseases, including cancer and certain blood, genetic, and immunodeficiency disorders. The hospital's mission is to advance cures and means of prevention for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. St. Jude is dedicated to providing outstanding patient care and to advancing the health of children through biomedical research.   Clinical responsibilities include: - Providing diagnostic services interpreting nuclear medicine procedures including PET/CT - Provide nuclear medicine therapeutic services - Provide direction to Diagnostic Imaging technologists regarding imaging procedures, when needed. - Provide consultation services to clinical staff and faculty regarding indications for imaging procedures and interpretation of imaging procedures. - Participate in and present imaging in weekly multidisciplinary conferences. - Work with one or more Diagnostic Imaging faculty colleagues in the Reading Room. - Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to perform, supervise and interpret nuclear imaging procedures obtained on any age child and young adults. - Provide diagnostic services interpreting body CT, MRI, ultrasound, DEXA, conventional radiographs, fluoroscopy - Prescribe examinations for body imaging procedures - Participate in night/weekend call work rotation to provide back-up to after-hours imaging services when remote, teleradiology services are not possible.   Within the Department of Diagnostic Imaging we offer: - state of the art imaging equipment including – - 3T and 1.5T MRI machines - PET imaging supported by an on-site cyclotron radiochemistry facility - dual-energy CT imaging - a rapidly growing advanced imaging post-processing lab staffed with imaging scientists and dedicated post processing specialists - dedicated medical and MRI physicists - a departmental team of experienced clinical research assistants - a group of nationally and internationally renowned academic radiologists Clinical work is carried out in an exceptionally well-organized, efficient, collaborative, and collegial environment on a single campus. Teleradiology remote services are provided for after hours and weekends, with St. Jude pediatric radiologists providing back-up call on an as needed and rotating basis (approximately 1 week every 2 months). This is an extraordinary career opportunity for a highly motivated, academically driven nuclear medicine physician/pediatric radiologist desiring to work in a well-funded, collaborative and encouraging institution with a noble mission alongside premier clinicians, basic science researchers and staff.   We value diversity among our faculty, are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourage applications from underrepresented groups and women. St. Jude is located in the heart of Memphis, Tennessee, a vibrant and friendly city at the historic crossroads of music, trade, food, and culture. Forbes recently named Memphis as the 4th happiest city in which to work, and Money magazine listed Memphis as one of the least expensive cities in which to raise a child.   St. Jude facilities and salaries are highly competitive, with generous start-up and benefit packages included.   How to Apply: Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae and a 2-3 page summary of research interests directly online. Alternatively, materials can be addressed to: Zoltan Patay, MD, PhD Chair, Department of Diagnostic Imaging St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 220 Memphis, Tennessee, 38105 E-mail: Zoltan.Patay@stjude.org If you have questions, please contact: Leslie Jones, MPH Manager, DI Academic & Recruiting Services Department of Diagnostic Imaging E-mail: Leslie.jones@stjude.org
Job ID
38557
Department
Diagnostic Imaging
Hiring Manager
Zoltan Patay

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