The University of Vermont Health Network
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Assistant/Associate Professor Cardiothoracic Radiology, Clinical Scholar Pathway

Specialty: Radiology - Diagnostic
Category: Physicians
Schedule: Full Time
Facility: UVM Medical Center
Location: Burlington, VT
Nicholas Cosentino
Provider Recruiter
Job Description

The University of Vermont Medical Center is committed to providing the highest quality of care for patients throughout the Burlington, Vermont region. We care for people every day by helping them in their time of need, offering compassion and providing cutting-edge, research-based therapies. We are dedicated to outstanding service and putting our patients first. 

The Cardiothoracic Division interprets chest radiography, dual-energy chest radiography and chest tomosynthesis, chest CT, cardiovascular CT, chest MR, cardiac MR. Cardiovascular CT Imaging includes calcium-scoring, coronary CTA, TAVR CTA, thoracic aortic CTA, and pulmonary vein CTA. Facilities are state-of-the-art with a clinical 3.0 Tesla magnet and four 1.5 Tesla magnets.  CT includes two Brilliance ICT 256-slice scanners in close proximity to the Emergency Department, three 128-slice scanners, one 64-slice scanner and a spectral CT planned for 2023. The department has a dedicated 3D lab with the latest processing software. In addition, we have a state-of-the-art Vereos PET CT.  

Our Cardiothoracic Division is comprised of 5 radiologists and provides high-quality and timely cardiac and thoracic imaging. We collaborate with our clinical colleagues in ILD, rad-path, and lung cancer multidisciplinary clinic and have an in-house world class pulmonary pathologist. There are opportunities to participate in research with our pulmonary and critical care colleagues in the Vermont Lung Center as well as dedicated thoracic and cardiovascular surgeons. Our Lung Cancer Screening Program serves over 2000 active participants. Performance of interventional procedures is optional.

Ours is an academic practice of 44 full and part-time radiologists who serve as the clinical faculty for the ACGME Diagnostic Radiology and Interventional Radiology Residency programs at the University of Vermont. Faculty members are actively engaged in resident and medical student education including daily image interpretation and teaching conferences. Opportunities for protected time for scholarly activity are offered.  A 3.0 Tesla dedicated research scanner operated by the University of Vermont MRI Center for Biomedical Imaging is housed in the Radiology Department and staffed by full time experienced research technologists and MR physicists. A dedicated research team supports Radiology Health Services Research in collaboration with investigators at UVM. There will be global health opportunities for the right candidate that could encompass clinical, research, or educational aspects. Among our research opportunities, the Cardiovascular Research Institute of Vermont ( and the Vermont Lung Center ( are potential sources of collaboration.

Salary & Benefits:

Student loan repayment and relocation assistance is available. Excellent benefits, including an insurance plan and 403(b) retirement program, are provided through The University of Vermont Health Network Medical Group.

Position Details:

  • 1.0 FTE academic cardiothoracic radiologist for a full-time faculty appointment on the Clinical Scholar Pathway at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor
  • Opportunity for departmental leadership such as Division Chief, Vice Chair of Research, or Education Director of Cardiothoracic Imaging
  • High complexity cases at a tertiary care center with a Level 1 Trauma Center
  • Teaching medical students, residents, and fellows
  • Time off service in exchange for weekend shifts (in addition to standard vacation)
  • Protected time for scholarly activity
  • Opportunity and mentoring for developing research projects
  • Opportunity to participate in global health
  • Flexible Scheduling
  • Collegial, low stress working environment with an emphasis on work-life balance, including flexible scheduling and a rotating remote work option


  • Completed training in cardiothoracic radiology, or have equivalent experience, and must be ABR certified or eligible
  • Experience in radiology informatics or information technology is desirable


The University of Vermont Health Network complies with applicable federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate, exclude people or treat them differently on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry, place of birth, HIV status, national origin, religion, marital status, age, language, socioeconomic status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status or obligation for service in the armed forces.
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