Academic Neuroradiologist

Academic Neuroradiologist

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 Neuroradiology. The preferred candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research or will have an excellent track record of high quality research output that demonstrates potential for independent research. Interest and skills in Endovascular Interventional Procedures are also considered an asset. Interventional Neuroradiology, Advanced Brain Tumour Imaging with MR Perfusion and Spectroscopy, and Epilepsy imaging are specific targeted growth areas within the institution. With the new 3T MRI, interest in functional MRI applications would be of value. Candidates must display evidence of an ability to work in an interdisciplinary, collaborative environment.

With the academic component of this position, there is an expectation of participation in undergraduate medical education, residency training, and research. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding teaching contributions. Clinical responsibilities would include Lumbar punctures and Spinal Procedures, Carotid Dopplers, CT, and MRI Reporting, including Acute Stroke CT interpretation. Advanced MRI services provide at KHSC includes MR Perfusion, MR Spectroscopy and MR CINE imaging.  There is a small yet growing Head and Neck Cancer Service.  The Neuroradiology Section provides Diagnostic Pediatric Neuroradiology service as well. There is a strong collaboration with specialists through Neuropathology, NeuroGenetics, Neuro Science, Brain Tumour Multidisciplinary, and Head & Neck Multidisciplinary Rounds.  Participation in the Neuroradiology On-call schedule will be required.

KINGSTON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE OVERVIEW

The Academic Radiologist will join 25 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 currently installing a state-of-the-art Siemens 3T VIDA MRI scanner, and will be upgrading the existing 1.5T MRI scanner.

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 with the College of Physicians and Surgeons 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 submitted 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