Academic Radiation Oncologist

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The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, M5G 2M9) is seeking an academic Radiation Oncologist within the Radiation Medicine Program (RMP). The successful candidate is expected to have a track record of successfully obtaining grants and peer-reviewed publications, and will provide outstanding care in areas of clinical need within the department such as: lymphoma, breast cancer, and/or genitourinary cancers. Candidates with experience in radiotheranostics are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also lead an impactful research program in areas relevant to radiation oncology, aligned with their sites of practice, and serve as a role model, teacher and mentor to students, residents and radiation oncology fellows. Preference will be offered to individuals who are certified, or eligible to be certified, in Radiation Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, and must hold and satisfy physician licensure requirements in Ontario. All candidates must be able to demonstrate functional proficiency in English. Preference will be given to candidates with permanent residency or citizenship status in Canada.

The Radiation Medicine Program (RMP) is an academic department within Princess Margaret Cancer Centre/University Health Network (UHN) serving the radiation oncology needs of the Toronto central area. RMP is a tertiary referral resource for the Greater Toronto Area and the province, serving Ontarians and Canadians for specialized programs and services such as pediatric radiation oncology, sarcoma, head and neck cancer, ocular oncology, gamma knife, brachytherapy, and stem cell transplants (total body irradiation). RMP aspires to be the leading Radiation Medicine Program in the world by providing exemplary patient care, research and education; we value and expect innovation in all aspects of our activities.

The Department of Radiation Oncology is currently staffed by 37 radiation oncologists, providing >7,000 new patient consultations, and delivering >10,000 courses of radiation treatment annually. There are state-of-the-art imaging and radiation treatment equipment including three CT-simulators, a MR simulator, 16 linear accelerators (Elekta and Varian), two gamma knife units, and a MR Linac. There are advanced clinical and research programs in IGRT, SBRT, brachytherapy (HDR), adaptive planning, MR-guided RT, genomics, radiomics, and translational research, with personalized radiotherapy approaches including an active clinical trials program in collaboration with international cooperative groups. There is a robust education program ranging from undergraduate to postgraduate medical, physics and radiation therapy training within the University Department of Radiation Oncology, including over 20 Radiation Oncology Residents, and over 20 Clinical and Research Radiation Oncology Fellows.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience, with an expected range of $340,000 - $400,000 per annum (which is comprised of payments from the Ontario Association of Radiation Oncology and fee for service billings). Benefits may include group insurance benefits package and relocation benefits. There is an allowance for annual leave and additional allowance for professional development activities and scientific meetings. Applications will be accepted until December 5, 2023 or until filled, with a target start date of summer 2024.

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and a letter of intent to:

David Kirsch, MD, PhD, FASTRO, FAAAS
Head, Radiation Medicine Program, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Head, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Health Network
Senior Scientist, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
Peter and Shelagh Godsoe Chair in Radiation Medicine
Professor, Departments of Radiation Oncology & Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto
610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M5G 2M9
Tel: 416-946-2094, Fax: 416-946-2038 Email: [email protected]