Academic Oncologist, Lung Cancer Focus, Department of Radiation Oncology
Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is seeking an innovative, academic leader in Radiation Oncology with experience in modern radiation oncology and lung radiotherapy. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. The Odette Cancer Centre is the comprehensive cancer program of SHSC and houses one of North America’s most dynamic radiation oncology programs. SHSC provides an exciting and dynamic research environment for radiation oncologists to work alongside a diverse team of health care professionals which include 29 radiation oncologists. Over 7000 new radiation oncology patients are seen each year at the Odette Cancer Centre which is equipped with 13 linear accelerators, gamma knife, MR-Brachytherapy, MR-Linac, in addition to PET/CT and MR imaging. The centre offers advanced clinical and research programs in IMRT, IGRT, SRS, and SBRT and has a medical physics department comprised of over 40 staff. The academic radiation oncology cancer program at SHSC is one of North America’s largest.
The candidate is expected to develop an active radiation oncology practice in treating lung cancer. The candidate will have radiation oncology training and appropriate additional fellowship or staff-level experience in lung oncology. Demonstrated experience in lung cancer management is required. Staff level experience is desired. It is expected that they will lead and contribute to the development of new oncologic indications for MR-based Linac technology in lung cancer. The successful candidate will have protected academic time and is expected to develop and conduct an active academic research program complementary to ongoing work in radiation biology, or radiation physics, HIFU/hyperthermia, imaging, or technology research, or clinical epidemiology in addition to participating fully in the teaching programs of the Department. The successful applicant must also be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher and should be eligible for appointment at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. Candidates with the potential to be appointed in the latter in the Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, or Evaluative Clinical Sciences platforms as a Scientist, are encouraged to apply. Candidates should be eligible for obtaining and maintaining, or have an appointment as a Clinician Scientist in Radiation Oncology through the Ontario Association of Radiation Oncologists (OARO).
In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada by priority. Sunnybrook is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities and visible minorities.
Remuneration and benefits will be commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted ending December 31, 2017 with an expected start date in the first half of 2018.
Contact: Dr. Gregory J. Czarnota Ph.D. M.D.
Head, Radiation Treatment Program,
Chief, Department of Radiation Oncology
Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
About Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) 1. Our mission is to care for our patients and their families when it matters most. 2. Our vision is to invent the future of health care. 3. Our values are: excellence, collaboration, accountability, respect and engagement. From our beginnings as a hospital for Canadian veterans, Sunnybrook has flourished into a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the Uni...versity of Toronto, evolving to meet the needs of our growing community. Today, with 1.2 million patient visits each year, Sunnybrook has established itself across three campuses and is home to Canada's largest trauma centre. Sunnybrook's groundbreaking research changes the way patients are treated around the world. Our over 200 scientists and clinician-scientists conduct more than $100 million of breakthrough research each year.