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Joining the faculty of UVA Radiology and Medical Imaging means enjoying a more relaxed and balanced life without having to sacrifice any of your professional goals.
Our radiologists love living in Charlottesville, one of America’s best small cities. They love the culture of our department, which is positive, supportive and genuinely non-competitive. And they love that they don’t have to choose between a better work-life balance and the highest level of professional achievement.
Our department’s facilities and equipment are state-of-the-art. Our case mix includes a high volume of unusual and rare cases. Our faculty have a stellar reputation and are highly productive – many are leaders and innovators in their fields. And there is room for new faculty to grow and advance in their careers, pursuing their clinical and research goals with institutional support.
Small Town vs. Big City
If you’re looking to practice closer to a major metropolitan area, click below for our openings in Northern Virginia.
Don’t take our word for it – learn more about why current faculty chose UVA Radiology for the next step in their career and life:
(My colleagues) knew a lot of the faculty members here – their scholastic abilities, but also the fact they they are very personable and had great friendships and camaraderie. Plus good word of mouth and a strong research reputation.
We love just the sense of community (in Charlottesville) – it’s a small area with tons of things to do. Everyone was always very friendly and welcoming to us when we were here the first time, and everything is very close by.
The UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is undergoing significant expansion and recruiting for a number of faculty positions:
Chief of Body Imaging
Chief of Breast Imaging
Klaus Hagspiel, MD
Chief of Cardiovascular Imaging
Chief of Pediatric Imaging
last updated on 1/26/2023
Working at UVA Radiology
UVA Radiology plays a critical role in patient care at UVA Health, a world-class academic medical center and health system with a level 1 trauma center. We are a close and genuinely supportive community with access to all the resources and attractions of the University of Virginia, one of the nation’s finest public universities.
The UVA Department of Radiology and Medical Imaging is renowned for its clinical care, education programs, and medical imaging research. The department offers excellent benefits packages and competitive salaries.
Why do our faculty love UVA Radiology?
- Great departmental culture
- Flexibility and work-life balance
- Stellar reputation and colleagues
- Living in Charlottesville, one of America’s best small cities
- State-of-the-art facilities and equipment
- Advancement opportunities
- Competitive salary and excellent benefits
- Fantastic trainees and staff
- Team research opportunities
To get a sense of our department community, check out our Facebook page, Twitter, Instagram, one of our recent department email newsletters, or view photos from our most recent Holiday Party and our Keats Alumni Society 2019 RSNA Reception.
- 56 full-time Clinical Faculty
- 14 Research Faculty
- 47 Residents in either diagnostic or interventional radiology
- 23 Fellows and Instructors
- over 500 staff members
- 9 divisions: Vascular and Interventional Radiology, Breast Imaging, Pediatric Imaging, Body Imaging, Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, Nuclear Medicine, Musculoskeletal Imaging, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging and Medical Imaging Research
UVA Radiology operates in seven clinical facilities:
- Main Hospital: contains administrative and physician offices, reading rooms, a lecture hall, meeting rooms, and the resident lounge, as well as CT, MRI, X-ray, ultrasound, fluoroscopy, body procedures, and the IR clinic.
- South Tower: contains the Emergency Department which has CT, ultrasound and X-ray, as well as IR procedure rooms and IR physician offices.
- Emily Couric Cancer Center: contains nuclear medicine imaging facilties including PET CTs, as well as CT, physician offices and a reading room.
- Breast Care Center: contains breast imaging facilities, meeting spaces, physician offices, and reading rooms.
- Ivy Mountain Orthopedic Outpatient Care: contains an advanced imaging suite with dedicated entrance and waiting areas, two MRI machines, two C-arm fluoroscopy units, a CT scanner, an ultrasound room, an MSK reading room, physician offices and conference space.
- Battle Building (UVA Children’s): contains pediatric x-ray, fluoroscopy and ultrasound, as well as a reading room.
- Education Resource Center: contains MRI, CT, and ultrasound.
UVA Radiology Research facilities are located in the Snyder Translational Research Building in Fontaine Research Park.
Four additional outpatient imaging centers are managed by UVA Imaging, a partnership between the University of Virginia Health System and Outpatient Imaging Associates.
For a complete list of UVA Radiology’s clinical imaging equipment, click here. For a list of all UVA Radiology Research equipment and facilties, click here.
The University of Virginia Health System includes a 645-bed hospital in Charlottesville, three additional medical centers in northern Virginia with a total of 260 patient beds, a top-ranked medical school, thriving research programs, and dozens of clinics across the Commonwealth of Virginia. It’s a Tier 1 Research University as well as a Level I Trauma Center and has over 12,000 employees, nearly 1,000 full-time faculty members and 600 medical students, receiving over $400 million in research funding annually. U.S. News and World Report has ranked UVA Medical Center as the #1 hospital in Virginia for four out of the past five years.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1819, the University of Virginia is regarded as one of the nation’s foremost public universities. With twelve schools, nearly 24,000 students, major historical attractions, championship-caliber sports teams, and endless arts and entertainment events, UVA is truly the cultural and community heart of central Virginia.
Our department is a leader in research, consistently ranking as one of the top funded departments within the UVA School of Medicine.
Research Areas of Focus
Our research efforts revolve around magnetic resonance (MR) imaging sequence development, complex image processing, traumatic brain injury, hyperpolarized gas imaging, focused ultrasound development and clinical applications, metabolic imaging of cardiac and peripheral vascular disease, the genetics of vascular restenosis and atherosclerosis, breast disease, functional brain and stroke imaging and device and technology development. Our basic science research encompasses a wide array of projects performed in conjunction with our Cardiovascular Medicine, Neurosciences, Biomedical Engineering and Engineering colleagues.
Our Department has four MR scanners dedicated to research, with dedicated human and animal focused ultrasound units, an onsite cyclotron, and other highly specialized imaging technology (microPET, SPECT CT, MR ClinScan, IVIS bioluminescent scanner, and hyperpolarizer) for animal imaging research. Click here for a complete information about our research facilities and equipment.
Our Department is also actively engaged in numerous clinical trials focusing on breast disease, uterine fibroids, cardiovascular disease (rhythm, structural, congenital and acquired), cancer, stroke, neurodegenerative disorders, endocrine/metabolic diseases, transplantations, aortic, renovascular and peripheral vascular disease, musculoskeletal disease, and device and technology assessment.
The University of Virginia offers outstanding benefits for all faculty. Click here to learn more about benefits.
UVA Dual Career Program
Each year, hundreds of professionals relocate to the Charlottesville area to further their careers. Many of these individuals relocate with spouses and partners who are also seeking to identify their next opportunity here. The UVA Dual Career Program provides services for spouses and partners of benefited UVA faculty and staff.
UVA Radiology understands that mental and emotional well-being are critical for quality of life and for doing your best work. For that reason, the department emphasizes and supports a work-life balance for all employees. Thee Faculty Wellness Committee supports those efforts for faculty.
UVA Radiology also prioritizes recognizing the achievements of our faculty, staff and trainees. Recent initiatives include the ‘Faculty Shoutout’ program and the RAD-ICAL Award, which is given four times a year to Radiology team members who have provided outstanding patient or family care.
Learn more about UVA’s overall wellness program or career development programs.
UVA Radiology strongly believes that employees from different backgrounds bring different skills, expertise, and experiences to bear on clinical, research, teaching, and administrative work. The department is particularly interested in supporting those faculty members, employees and trainees who come from groups and backgrounds that have historically been underrepresented in medicine.
To these ends, the department has created numerous initiatives including the UVA Radiology Residency Diversity and Inclusion Fund; the 4th-Year Medical Student Scholarship; various sponsored activities for Pride Month, and the Ladyologist program, which provides female radiologists with a supportive space to share experiences and learn from one another.