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Scientist position in medical imaging at Sunnybrook

Sunnybrook and the Faculty of Medicine are in an ongoing search for candidates to fill a Scientist position in medical imaging, so they've asked to reach out to MBP alumni and the scientific community for applicants.

Details about the position are below.

Position Description

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 April 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 e-mail 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

2075 Bayview Avenue

Toronto, Ontario

M4N 3M5