The University of Missouri, is expanding and searching for a full-time Clinician Scientist with clinical expertise in Radiation Oncology 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.
As the first publicly supported medical school west of the Mississippi River, the University of Missouri School of Medicine has improved health, education and research for more than 170 years.
More Missouri physicians received their medical degree from MU than from any other university. The School of Medicine’s more than 680 faculty physicians and scientists educate more than 1,000 medical students, residents, fellows and others seeking advanced degrees, as well as more than 1,000 undergraduate students each semester.
Our researchers focus on lifesaving discoveries that address the most prevalent health problems. The school is nationally ranked in such areas as family and community medicine, primary care, pharmacology and physiology, and health management and informatics.
MU School of Medicine graduates treat patients from every county in the state, and more Missouri physicians have received their medical degrees from MU than from any other university.
MU School of Medicine graduates are trained, evaluated and expected to be competent in their ability to deliver patient-centered care, including their capability to communicate with the patient, family members and colleag...ues working as part of an interdisciplinary team. The school uses a patient-based learning style, which emphasizes self-directed learning and early clinical experiences.
Graduates of MU School of Medicine consistently score higher than the national average on the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE). The graduating class of 2016 had a 100 percent match rate.