The University of Missouri, is expanding and searching for a full-time Clinician Scientist with clinical expertise in either Radiation Oncology or Nuclear Medicine and research expertise in theranostics or novel radiopharmaceutical development or testing. The University of Missouri has unparalleled infrastructure and basic science faculty collaborators to develop the next generation of radiopharmaceuticals for imaging and therapy. With the largest University research reactor in the US (MURR) producing Iodine-131, Lutetium-177 and the new wave of beta emitting radionuclides and new infrastructure for pre-clinical and human imaging, MU is seeking a clinician scientist in the field of nuclear medicine or radiation oncology to translate novel theranostics developed by world-class radiochemists, biochemists, and veterinary oncologists into first-in-human and beyond studies. An interest and aptitude in leading clinical trials desired. Candidates with experience in translational/clinical research, working in collaborative teams, and leading and/or participating in extramurally funded research are preferred. Dedicated academic time will be commensurate with the candidate’s research productivity and extramural funding.
Candidates having a MD, DO, MD/PhD or equivalent are invited to apply.
Radiation Oncology Clinical Experience - Radiation Oncology board certified or board eligible expected. All ranks and tenure or non-tenure tracks considered. The appointee will have clinical responsibilities in Radiation Oncology. Our equipment includes Trilogy and True Beam linear accelerators. In addition, we have a brachytherapy program. Greater than 600 new patients undergo radiation therapy each year including both adult and pediatric patients. Faculty members will be expected to assist in the growth of the Radiation Oncology services. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and scholarly activity.
Nuclear Medicine Clinical Experience - Nuclear Medicine board certified in Radiology or Internal Medicine and fellowship trained in Nuclear Medicine. ABNM or ABR board certified or eligible in Nuclear Medicine expected. All ranks and tenure or non-tenure tracks considered. The appointee will have clinical responsibilities in Nuclear Medicine for the full spectrum of nuclear medicine including SPECT/CT, PET/CT, nuclear cardiology, and radionuclide therapy. Involvement in a variety of multidisciplinary conferences is expected. Other duties will include teaching and supervision of trainees and scholarly activity. Faculty members will be expected to assist in the growth of the Nuclear Medicine services.
The University of Missouri (MU) has a rich tradition in strong clinical and educational programs. The Department of Radiology is poised to enrich and expand clinical, educational and research opportunities for faculty and trainees. https://medicine.missouri.edu/departments/radiology/research
The University of Missouri, located in Columbia, has an enrollment of 35,000 students and is Missouri's largest public research university. Mizzou is also the flagship campus of the four-campus University of Missouri System and one of only five universities nationwide with law, medicine, veterinary medicine and a nuclear research reactor on one campus. A member of the prestigious Association of American Universities since 1908, Mizzou is considered one of the nation's top-tier institutions. http://medicine.missouri.edu
With a population of 100,000, Columbia is located midway between Missouri’s largest cities, St. Louis and Kansas City. Money magazine, Fortune magazine, U.S. News & World Report, Men's Journal, and MSN.com have named Columbia one of the best places in the United States to live because of its high quality of life. Columbia is home to nationally renowned public schools, inclu...ding two top-ranked high schools. The city provides many opportunities for art, culture and music enthusiasts and has been recognized as a bike-friendly community with many parks and trails.