Opportunity Details

Department of Radiology

Diagnostic Radiology


Commensurate w/Experience

Physicist (Interventional Radiology)

Since 1905, The Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology has had a history of imaging and innovation, setting best practices and next practices in academic radiology.   This position will support our imaging services at Barnes Jewish Hospital.   Washington University School of Medicine is 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, Fluoroscopy and Radiography, including patient safety supervision and training of technologists.  Additional participation in clinical research is strongly desired.


Participation in and oversight of radiopharmaceutical infusions (including yttrium-90 radioembolization) and theranostics, including oversight, quality/safety, advanced dosimetry, treatment planning and research.

Support the clinical operations of the CT, MRI, Fluoroscopy and Radiography service at Barnes Jewish Hospital (BJH).

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

Be part of a clinical excellence team driving the use of low dose CT protocols in the BJH enterprise.

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.

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

Be a part of the team that will optimize and innovate  protocols for Interventional Radiology procedures, and imaging 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 Medical Physics, 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 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: www.mir.wustl.edu






Dr. Robert McKinstry



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