Lecturer/Assistant Professor - Thoracic Imaging - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Date Posted: 03/11/2024
Closing Date: 06/30/2024, 11:59PM ET OPEN UNTIL FILLED
Req ID: 36234
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medical Imaging
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Department of Medical Imaging at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is recruiting a radiologist in Thoracic Imaging. The anticipated start date is October 1, 2024.


Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is a fully affiliated hospital of the University of Toronto. The practice consists of more than 50 subspecialty radiologists. This institution supports the Odette Cancer Centre, one of the largest cancer centers in Canada, and the Schulich Heart Centre, one of the largest cardiac centres in Ontario. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is the largest trauma centre in Canada. These programs provide the platform for the Cardiothoracic Imaging Division. The Medical Imaging Department is recently equipped with 4 new dual-energy CT scanners, 2 3Tesla MRI Scanners, 2 1.5Tesla MRI scanners, 1 PET-CT Scanner, and a research PET-MR scanner. The Division’s clinical services are focused on a broad spectrum of diseases in the fields of oncology, emergency and trauma, airways and parenchymal lung diseases, interstitial lung diseases, and pulmonary embolism. 


The successful candidate will work across all thoracic imaging modalities, including CXR, CT and MRI, and lead respiratory and thoracic tumor board rounds as well as resident and fellows teaching rounds. The candidate will teach medical students, radiology residents and cardiothoracic fellows and will participate in the on-call rotation program. The position provides an excellent opportunity for professional development, collaborative and individual research with protected academic time.


The successful candidate should hold an MD or equivalent as well as a Fellowship in Diagnostic Imaging from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, American Board of Radiology, or international equivalent, and be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) with sufficient experience to report thoracic CXR, CT, and MRI and teach thoracic imaging. The candidate will be an integral part of the teaching faculty of our Residency and Fellowship Programs and a member of our Cardiothoracic Division. The individual must be a strong team player with a solid commitment to patient care and teaching. The candidate must have at least one year of post-residency fellowship training in thoracic imaging or cardiothoracic imaging. The candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. 


Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. Compensation is based on a fee-for-service model. The estimated income will be $300,000 per annum for a full-time equivalent with opportunity for increased salary commensurate with experience and academic credentials.


Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Dr. Sean Symons,
Radiologist-in-Chief, Department of Medical Imaging
c/o Kimberly Wong, Executive Academic Assistant
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
MG-161, 2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, Ontario Canada M4N 3M5

e-mail: kimberly.wong@sunnybrook.ca


The position will remain open until filled.


For more information about the Department of Medical Imaging, please visit our home page at http://medical-imaging.utoronto.ca/.


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

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