Cardiothoracic Imaging – Academic Radiology - All Ranks - Non-Tenure Track - Visa Candidates Welcome
Columbia, Missouri, United States
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Job Summary

Occupation Physician
Specialty Radiology-Cardiothoracic
Degree Required MD/DO
Position Type Permanent/Full-Time
Work Environment Academic/Training Program
Location Columbia, Missouri, United States
Visa Sponsorship Yes

Job Description

Last Update: 3/31/23

Cardiothoracic Imaging – Academic Radiology - All Ranks - Non-Tenure Track - Visa Candidates Welcome

The University of Missouri’s School of Medicine, Department of Radiology, chaired by Dr. Talissa Altes, is expanding, and searching for a full-time Cardiothoracic Radiologist to join our growing radiology practice. This is an excellent career opportunity for candidates just starting their careers, as well as experienced candidates to join a thriving academic radiology department.

Our Clinical Model
Faculty in our Cardiothoracic Division have responsibilities in cardiopulmonary radiology, including conventional radiographs with a full complement of advanced imaging, including CT and MRI. Involvement in a variety of multidisciplinary conferences is expected. Our Cardiothoracic radiologists enjoy very collaborative relationships with referring providers and participate in multidisciplinary conferences.

Join a department of 26 radiologists

Responsibilities are:
  • 80% Clinical
  • 10% Teaching/Education
  • 10% Administration
  • 75% of the time spent overreading residents & fellows
Expected schedule:
  • Monday – Friday, 8AM – 5PM
  • ½ - 1 day per week for administrative time
Expected call schedule
~Every 6 weeks
McKesson Home Call Packs available
Cerner EMR

Siemens: Mix of 1.5 and 3T MRI scanners

Our Educational Model
As educators, the Cardiothoracic Imaging Division is an integral part of University of Missouri (MU) medical student and post-graduate trainee education. We offer eight radiology fellowship programs, including a non-ACGME accredited Cardiothoracic Imaging Fellowship, which we accept one fellow per year.
We have a strong long-standing ACGME-accredited Diagnostic Radiology residency program which accepts five residents per year. Our diagnostic residency program offers the Early Specialization in Interventional Radiology Residency (ESIR) pathway. We also accept one resident per year for our ACGME-accredited Nuclear Medicine residency program. As of July 2021, we introduced our new Independent Interventional Radiology residency program.

Our Research Model
Looking to the future, we are making a huge investment in medical research. The NextGen Precision Health Institute is a $220 million, 265,000-square-foot research facility that is a hub where scientists and clinicians collaborate with experts in other disciplines. The facility is equipped for every step of the translational research process and houses a MAGNETOM Terra 7 Tesla (7T) MRI scanner, the first of its kind in Missouri.  


  • MD/DO
  • Board-Certified/Board-Eligible in Radiology
  • Fellowship-Trained in Cardiothoracic Radiology
  • Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with training, current academic productivity, and experience.
  • This is a great opportunity for a new fellowship graduate, but also for those with experience who are looking for a new opportunity to join us as we grow.
  • Leadership opportunities abound for those qualified and interested in the same
  • We encourage candidates from diverse and unique backgrounds to apply!
Your Community
This city is a fantastic place to raise a family, start a new career or simply settle down and enjoy the finer things in life. Whether you are single or ready to start a family this city has it all. This city has also gained national acclaim as one of the best places for … well, nearly everything! Take a moment and see what this well-kept secret has to offer!
  • Ranked as high as 2nd by Money Magazine – Best Places to Live In The US
  • Thriving economy built on education, medicine, technology and insurance
  • 20% population increase over the past 10 years and still growing strong
  • Immediate access to multiple NFL, MLB and NCAA sporting events
  • Forbes – 13th Smartest City in America
  • Forbes – 8th Best College Sports Town in America
  • Forbes – 8th Best Place for Business and Careers
  • Parade Magazine – America’s Hardest Working Town
  • Under 30 CEO – 2nd Best City for Young Entrepreneurs
  • 8th Best City for College Students – American Institute for Economic Research
  • Lower crime rate
  • Lower unemployment rate – 3% and dropping
  • Lower cost of living – 5% below the national average
  • Lower commute times for work
  • Fantastic public school
To learn more about this opportunity, please contact me or send your CV.

Jill Allen
Director of Recruiting
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