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 MRI-hardware development and/or methodological expertise in tumour identification/tracking and therapy response monitoring. 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 1.5T and 3T scanners and is investing in MR-HIFU and MR-Linac technology about which research activities will be centered.
Expertise is sought for developing multi-modal and quantitative MRI aspects of tumour imaging. Specifically, additional expertise in CT-based imaging, optical and/or US-based approaches is an asset. The successful candidate will develop these as complimentary techniques to be integrated with a research program toward establishing quantitative MRI for tracking radiation responses to tumours.
The position is a 3-year term limited appointment with the possibility of renewal. The expected start date is July 1, 2017.
A successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. and be qualified for appointment in the Sunnybrook Research Institute and/or at the level of Assistant Professor in Radiation Oncology and in an appropriate department at the University of Toronto, through which she/he will be eligible for appointment to the School of Graduate Studies.
Interested applicants should submit their cover letter and CV, stating in the subject line "2017 MRI Scientist".
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC)
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