Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is seeking an innovative, academic leader in medical radiation physics to be Head of Medical Physics within the Radiation treatment program. 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 programmes.
The successful candidate will provide strategic and operational direction for all academic, clinical, and administrative functions for the Department. He/she will work collaboratively with the Head of the Department of Radiation Oncology and the Head of the Department of Radiation Therapy to oversee the direction and management of the Radiation Treatment Program. In particular, the candidate will be expected to participate in leading new directions in Radiation Oncology including a tumour ablation programme, MRI-guided therapies, and advanced imaging applications in collaboration with scientists in Sunnybrook Research Institute.
SHSC provides an exciting and dynamic research environment for physicists to work alongside a diverse team of health care professionals. Over 6000 new radiation oncology patients are seen each year at the Odette Cancer Centre which is equipped with 13 linear accelerators, 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. New infrastructure includes a gamma-knife treatment suite and MR-guided brachytherapy, MR-guided planning facilities, and MR-Linac technology. As the professional practice leader of Medical Physics, the head oversees all professional staff and their clinical and academic roles in the department.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and will be a certified medical radiation physicist with an outstanding academic, managerial and administrative record, and eligible for appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto. The candidate must also have a demonstrated commitment to person-centred care approach and principles. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled ending May 30th, 2017. Please submit a curriculum vita and cover letter.