Opportunity Details


Diagnostic Radiology

Commensurate w/Experience

Diagnostic Radiology Physicist

Since 1905, The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology has had a history of imaging and innovation, setting best practices and next practices in academic radiology.   We provide imaging services to St Louis Children’s Hospital (SLCH).  SLCH is a tertiary care children’s hospital and ranked nationally in 10 pediatric specialties.  Washington University School of Medicine is also in the top 10 medical schools in the US with extensive NIH research support.  Our diagnostic radiology residency is the largest in the country. At the Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology (MIR) at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, Missouri, you will have the opportunity to bring your unique contributions to a team of passionate employees who support excellence in all that we do.

The diagnostic medical physicist will support clinical, regulatory, and technical instrumentation for CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy and Radiography, including patient safety supervision and training of technologists.  Additional participation in clinical research is strongly desired.


  • Support the clinical operations of the CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy and Radiography service at St Louis Children’s Hospital and Children’s Specialty Care Center.

  • Maintain compliance with regulatory and accreditation requirements, such as the American College of Radiology (ACR) as well as Joint Commission (JC) accreditation for CT.

  • Provide assistance and supervision in training technical staff and physicians in radiation safety and MRI safety.

  • Review clinical CT and Fluoroscopy protocols to maintain the SLCH mission for optimizing image quality and radiation dose.

  • Be part of a clinical excellence team driving the use of low dose pediatric CT protocols/practice patterns in the Barnes Jewish Hospital enterprise.

  • Conduct innovative clinical research in partnership with radiologists and industry partners.

  • Optimize and innovate pediatric MRI protocols for CNS, Body, Cardiac and MSK.

  • Provide ongoing education to radiology technologists, radiology residents and fellows.

  • Academic appointment is available with rank dependent on qualifications


  • MS or PhD degree in Medical Physics or equivalent background in physics, engineering or related discipline

  • Certified in one or more of the following

    • American Board of Radiology: Diagnostic Radiological Physics or Radiological Physics

    • American Board of Medical Physics:  Diagnostic Imaging Physics

    • Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine: Diagnostic Radiology Physics


Washington University provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that ensures economic protection against catastrophic losses while employed, a variety of time off and quality-of-life programs and financial assistance in planning for a comfortable retirement. WUSTL's generous benefits include health, retirement and tuition assistance. 



We 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, veteran status, disability or genetic information. 


Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology website:   www.mir.wustl.edu

Dr. Geetika Khanna




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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