Assistant/Associate Professor, Chest Radiologist, Cardiothoracic Imaging - JDMI

Date Posted: 11/10/2021
Closing Date: 12/15/2021, 11:59PM ET Open Until Filled
Req ID: 19645
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medical Imaging
Hospital Affiliation:
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Department of Medical Imaging, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, in affiliation with Sinai Health Systems, the University Health Network and Women's College Hospital, is recruiting a Full-time Chest Radiologist for the Cardiothoracic Division. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022.


The Joint Department of Medical Imaging (JDMI) operates across the University Health Network Hospitals (Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute), Sinai Health System, and Women's College Hospital. The Department's clinical services span a broad spectrum of diagnostic and interventional procedures in the fields of cardiopulmonary transplantation, airways and asthma, pulmonary hypertension and chronic pulmonary embolism, interstitial lung diseases, oncology, acquired and congenital cardiac diseases, etc. Trauma imaging is not part of routine clinical activities. 


JDMI operates an install base of 19 CT and 12 MRI scanners (including dedicated research scanners), 97 X-ray and 25 ultrasound units, two PET-CT scanners, and one PET MRI scanner. Cardiothoracic radiologists interpret per annum about 125,000 chest radiographs, 45,000 chest CTs, 500 chest MRs, 6,000 cardiac imaging studies, and perform more than 650 interventions in the chest. The successful candidate will join a team of 19 Faculty and seven clinical fellows in the Cardiothoracic Division.


Candidates must hold an MD or equivalent degree, be a board-certified, fellowship-trained cardiothoracic radiologist, or have equivalent training with a strong clinical background in thoracic imaging. Experience with chest MRI is an asset. A firm interest and previous engagement in research and teaching are expected. The successful applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Compensation will be in accordance with the uniform average salary of a Radiologist in the Province of Ontario. 


The successful applicant should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. The academic rank will, however, be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.  


Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a minimum of three letters of reference to Dr. Heidi Schmidt, Radiologist-in-Chief of Medical Imaging, Sinai Health Systems, University Health Network and Women's College Hospital, c/o Sylvia Aceti at 585 University Avenue, PMB 1-284, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2N2, or by email to radiology.careers@uhn.ca.


For additional information regarding the Cardiothoracic Division, kindly contact the Division Head, Dr. Patrik Rogalla, at patrik.rogalla@uhn.ca. Closing date for applications will be December 15, 2021.  The position will remain open until filled.


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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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