The Radiology Department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, ranked the No. 1 Best Hospital in Dallas-Fort Worth, is seeking a board certified/eligible, fellowship-trained physician radiologist to work with approximately 165 clinical and research faculty. This faculty position will be appointed as the Diversity Leader for the Radiology Department, reporting directly to the Chair of Radiology and working in concert with the Executive Leadership Committee of the Department. As such, this individual will act in alignment and closely with their priorities and interests, consistent with the mission, vision, and values of the Department of Radiology. Appointment rank and track will be commensurate with accomplishments and experience.
The Departmental Diversity Leader will serve as a member of the Chair’s Executive Leadership Committee and advise the Chair on all aspects of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the department. The position will have protected time to develop policies and practices consistent with the departmental and medical center-wide goals to ensure equal opportunity for all faculty, trainees, and staff and to expand diversity within the department. This includes ensuring that diversity and inclusion is an intrinsic component of all the department’s clinical, research, and educational programs.
Specific roles of the position include but are not limited to:
Working with the chair to ensure that diversity and inclusion are prioritized when recruiting new faculty
Serving as an ex officiomember of all search committees for leadership positions and guiding/training search committees on DEI and bias mitigation
Serving as an ex officiomember of the departmental promotions and tenure committee
Work with departmental educational leaders to create a core curriculum of DEI/healthcare disparities/SDOH for trainees in the department and for faculty
Work with department’s training program directors to enhance recruitment and retention of diverse trainees and fellows
Advise the Chair on ad hocissues that arise regarding DEI
Work with other leaders to enhance a climate of inclusion in the department, ensuring that all faculty, staff, and trainees in the department feel welcomed and valued
Participate in USTW collaborative of departmental diversity leaders to discuss best practices and innovative strategies in DEI. This group will be led by the Associate Dean for faculty diversity
Participate in professional development activities for DEI leaders (those offered by UTSW, AAMC, specialty societies, etc.)
Contribute to peer-reviewed literature on aspects of the specialty related broadly to DEI.
Faculty members have academic time as appropriate for special projects
Radiology Department Resources of administrative, biostatistical and logistical support are provided
Opportunities to collaborate with our strong radiology and non-radiology based basic science and clinical teams across the campus
Compelling Faculty Benefits:
Excellent healthcare plans, competitive salary, and retirement benefits
Dedicated academic time
Administrative, biostatistical, and logistical support
On-campus transportation system ensures mobility between the various clinical locations
Nearby daycare with UTSW-affiliated rates
Flexible work-plans as appropriate
Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex:
Ranked among top 10 U.S. places to live with the highest pay adjusted to cost of living, with affordable housing and relatively low crime rates
A thriving culinary scene, world-renowned arts districts, major professional sports teams, trendy entertainment venues, unparalleled shopping opportunities, and extensive parks and recreation
A richly diverse metropolitan region of 7.1 million residents, with more than 200 unique cities
Two major commercial airports
Average commute time of less than 30 minutes
Unemployment rate below the national average
High-quality elementary and secondary schools, and 45 colleges and universities.
To apply, visit https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu and search for job No. 619340. Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to your application. Consideration may be given to applicants seeking less than a full-time schedule. Appointment rank will be commensurate with academic accomplishments and experience. Incomplete applications will not receive full consideration.
For additional information and questions, please contact Melanie Yenchai, Faculty Recruiter via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information.
Compliance with the COVID-19 vaccine mandate enforced by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) is a requirement for this position. Federal law requires individuals holding this position to be fully vaccinated or have an approved exemption for certain medical, disability, or religious reasons. Individuals who do not meet CMS vaccination requirements are not eligible and should not apply for this position but are encouraged to apply for other non-healthcare positions at UT Southwestern for which they qualify.
UT Southwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. As an equal opportunity employer, UT Southwestern prohibits unlawful discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or veteran status. To learn more, please visit: https://jobs.utsouthwestern.edu/why-work-here/diversity-inclusion/.