Musculoskeletal Imaging Radiologist

Musculoskeletal Imaging Radiologist

Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Faculty of Health Sciences, Queen’s University

Permanent Full-Time Academic Position

WHO SHOULD APPLY?

The Department of Diagnostic Radiology within the School of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen's University and its affiliated teaching hospitals are seeking a full-time Academic Radiologist with Fellowship training in Musculoskeletal Imaging. The preferred candidate will have a background in basic science and/or clinical research.   Interest in advanced MRI imaging techniques with 3T is also considered an asset.

With the academic component of this position, there is an expectation of participation in undergraduate medical education, residency training, and faculty level research.

Clinical responsibilities would include interpretation of MSK plain X-rays, CT, Ultrasound, MRI,  and performance of MSK procedures including biopsies and spinal procedures. Participation in the Department on-call schedule would also be required. 

KINGSTON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE OVERVIEW

The Academic Radiologist will join 24 radiologists in the Department, who provide clinical service to a population of approximately 450,000 in Southeastern Ontario in two teaching hospitals, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, and Providence Care. This practice is centered at Kingston Health Sciences Centre Kingston General Hospital site, a 450-bed acute care hospital. Currently, there is a 1.5T Clinical MRI scanner at Kingston General Hospital.  We are installing a state-of-the-art Siemens 3T VIDA MRI scanner, and will be upgrading the existing 1.5T MRI scanner. The institution has 3 CT scanners, and the Radiologists also report MRI studies from Kingston MRI Inc., an Independent Health Facility, where there are 2 MRI scanners.

THE FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES OVERVIEW

The Faculty of Health Sciences at Queen’s University strives to develop an inclusive ecosystem that attracts the best talent from diverse fields, including cardiovascular disease, medicine and surgery, nursing, and healthcare economics. This ecosystem will promote excellence in patient care and will drive high impact clinical science and education research.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Qualified applicants must either hold or be eligible for certification in diagnostic radiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, have undertaken fellowship training, and be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario.

The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Queen’s is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority.

To comply with federal laws, the University is obliged to gather statistical information as to how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens / permanent residents of Canada. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “I am a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”; OR, “I am not a Canadian citizen / permanent resident of Canada”. Applications that do not include this information will be deemed incomplete.

The University will provide support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant’s accessibility needs.   If you require accommodation during the interview process, please contact us at the address below for assistance in making suitable arrangements.

Review of applications will commence immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. A complete application consists of:

•    Cover Letter

•    Curriculum Vitae

•    Links to at least three recent and related publications

•    Three Letters of reference

Applications are encouraged to send all documents in their application packages electronically as PDFs to

Omar Islam at Omar.Islam@kingstonhsc.ca, although hard copy applications may be summited to:

•    Omar Islam, Interim Head, Assistant Professor, Department of Diagnostic Radiology

Queen’s University

Kingston Health Sciences Centre

76 Stuart Street, Kingston, ON K7L 2V7

Telephone: 613-549-6666, ext. 1253