Opportunity Details


Nuclear Medicine


Professor/Division Chief

Professor/Division Chief- Nuclear Medicine

The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO is seeking a highly accomplished physician to be chief of our nuclear medicine division. This individual will lead a dynamic group of 10 university faculty members, five nuclear medicine residents and several support and administrative staff. We offer services at three locations—Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital and St. Louis Children’s Hospital. Our nuclear medicine division is staffed with nationally and internationally recognized nuclear medicine physicians and nuclear radiologists. The division provides a full range of radionuclide imaging procedures, as well as radiopharmaceutical therapy. Our equipment is among the most advanced available. It includes state-of-the-art SPECT/CT, PET/CT and PET/MRI, along with a dedicated nuclear medicine PACS/image interpretation system. A leader in PET for decades, MIR has four cyclotrons that supply PET radiopharmaceuticals for both routine clinical studies and translational research in oncology, pulmonology, cardiology and clinical neurosciences. Washington University provides faculty with generous benefits that include health, life and disability coverage, retirement and tuition assistance. In addition to these competitive benefits, the university offers a variety of time off and quality-of-life programs. We are a diverse group and wholly encourage diversity to reflect the rich community in which we live and serve and we are committed to promoting an environment that is inclusive and welcoming to all individuals. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or genetic information.

Applicants should have an M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. and be board certified in diagnostic radiology and/or nuclear medicine (dual board certification is preferred).

Although not a requirement, NIH funding or the potential for NIH funding would be welcomed. Academic accomplishments in the domains of clinical service, education and research are key requisites. Faculty members have the opportunity to excel in clinical development, teaching, research and leadership in national organizations.

Richard L. Wahl, M.D., Director MIR




An Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer

Washington University seeks an exceptionally qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans and candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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