Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Cardiothoracic Imaging

Location
Toronto,
Posted
May 27, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Cardiothoracic Imaging - 1700117


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 Radiologist for the Cardiothoracic Division. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

The Joint Department of Medical Imaging operates across the following Institutions; Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret Hospitals and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (collectively known as University Health Network, "UHN"), Sinai Health System and Women's College Hospital. Collectively, there is a wide spectrum of clinical activities including supra-regional services in Cardiopulmonary Transplantation, Airways and Asthma, Pulmonary Hypertension, Interstitial Lung Diseases and Oncology. There is no trauma unit. There is an install base of 16 MDCT and 11 MRI units, including dedicated research units. Amongst the fleet there are nine clinical 64MDCT units, one 160 MDCT, two clinical 320MDCT, and a research 320MDCT. There are two clinical 1.5T Avanto Fit, one clinical 1.5T Aera Fit, two clinical 1.5T Twinspeed, two clinical 3T Verio, one 3T Skyra and one 3T Twinspeed MRI, with a research 1.5T GE Excite HD unit and a research 3T PET-MRI Verio. The thoracic workload per annum is as follows: chest radiography 125,000, chest CT 45,000, chest MR 500, lung biopsies 550. The successful candidate will join a team of 15 Faculty and eight Fellows in the Cardiothoracic Division.

Applicants must be board-certified fellowship-trained radiologists, or have equivalent training, with a strong clinical background in Thoracic Imaging, and proficiency in image-guided percutaneous chest interventions. The applicant must be licensed or eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. The position will include clinical and research components, successful applicant will be eligible to apply for protected research time. Teaching will be integrated within the clinical and research aspects of the job description. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae and minimum 3 letters of reference to: Dr. Larry White, 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 sylvia.aceti@uhn.ca.

For additional information regarding the Cardiothoracic Division kindly contact the Division chief Dr. Heidi Schmidt at heidi.schmidt@uhn.ca.

Closing date for applications will be March 1, 2017 although, 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/.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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



The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Medical Imaging
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jan 26, 2017
Job Closing: Mar 1, 2017 Open Until Filled

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