Department of Radiology
Breast Imaging-Director of Breast Imaging Research
The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology at Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, is seeking a physician-scientist (MD or MD/PhD) to serve as the Director of Breast Imaging Research. The ideal candidate will have a passion for, and established success in, breast imaging research. In addition to a limited clinical practice, protected academic time will be provided to support the ideal candidate, who should have established academic productivity and peer-reviewed funding. A broad range of research skill sets will be considered, including health disparities, economics, innovative imaging methodologies, big data, and clinical trials, among others. The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology has substantial support, mentorship, and collaborative opportunities available with skilled Washington University faculty from the Siteman Cancer and other programs.
The successful candidate would join our team of 8 university faculty members in the Breast Imaging Radiology section at the Joanne Knight Breast Health Center located at the Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, an NCI designated cancer center. The Breast Imaging Radiology section interprets 36,000 mammograms, 5,000 ultrasounds, and 1,600 MRIs, and performs 2,000 procedures annually.
WUSM is a world-class, academic medical center that is consistently ranked among the nation’s best medical schools. The Medical School and Department are typically ranked in the top 5 in the US in NIH funding. (Radiology currently ranked #2 in NIH funding). Abundant translational research opportunities exist within the University. The breast section offers a robust fellowship training program (4 fellows yearly), in addition to providing training for residents and medical students.
Applicants should be ABR eligible or certified and fellowship trained in Breast Imaging Radiology. Prior experience is preferred. Academic rank will be dependent on qualifications.
Washington University offers competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, life, and disability coverage, as well as retirement and tuition assistance. In addition to these generous benefits, the university offers a variety of time-off and quality-of-life programs.
St. Louis is consistently rated a Forbes most-affordable city with vibrant music scene, award-winning restaurants, and Forest Park, which was voted "Best City Park." St. Louis also has one of the fastest growing start-up communities. Washington University is nationally known for its attractive campus, which borders residential neighborhoods and Forest Park.
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: ww.mir.wustl.edu
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