Scientist, Department of Radiation Oncology and Odette Cancer Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
The Department of Radiation Oncology at the Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is seeking applications for a scientist position.
Expertise is sought in MRI-Imaging with experience in chemical exchange saturation transfer (CEST) and magnetization transfer (MT) imaging for glioma and prostate cancer research. MRI-Hardware development and/or methodological expertise in tumour identification/tracking and therapy response monitoring is required. Experience in multi-modal (MRI, Ultrasound, PET) and multi-parametric imaging (CEST, MT, DCE, DWI) in addition to image processing and analysis experience, is also desired. The successful candidate will develop a translational research program in radiation treatment related sciences spanning pre-clinical and clinical interests. The department is equipped with infrastructure consisting of several 1.5T and 3T and pre-clinical 7T MRI scanners and is investing in MR-HIFU and MR-Linac technology about which programmatic research activities are centered.
A successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and be qualified for appointment in the Physical Sciences Platform, Sunnybrook Research Institute and minimally at the level of Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Biophysics or in another appropriate department at the University of Toronto, through which she/he will be eligible for appointment to the School of Graduate Studies.
The position is a renewable 3-year term appointment consistent with non-tenured scientist positions at Sunnybrook Research Institute. The expected start date is May 2019.
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. The primary language of work will be in English.
Applications will be considered until this posting is filled and should be submitted electronically by email at the address below stating in the subject line “2019 MRI Scientist Application” and addressed to:
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 Department of Radiation Oncology and Odette Cancer Program, Sunnybrook Health Sciences
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 University 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.