Academic Cardiothoracic 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 Cardiothoracic Radiology. The preferred candidate will exhibit strong potential for innovative and scholarly research or will have an excellent track record of, or interest in, high-quality research output. 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 and residency training. Candidates must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding research contributions.
Clinical responsibilities include chest radiographs, chest and cardiac CT, as well as cardiac and thoracic MRI (1.5 and 3T). Candidates must be able to perform imaged-guided (CT) chest interventions including lung, mediastinal and pleural biopsies.
The preferred candidate will provide consultations for the full spectrum of cardiothoracic imaging and participate in weekly multi-disciplinary chest conferences, run through the Cancer Centre of South Eastern Ontario. There is a long-standing partnership with Cardiology for an expanding Coronary CT angiogram program. Participation in the Department Body/Plain Films On-call schedule is a requirement.
KINGSTON HEALTH SCIENCES CENTRE OVERVIEW
The Academic Radiologist will join 25 radiologists in the Department, who provide clinical service to a population of approximately 600,000 in Southeastern Ontario in two teaching hospitals, Kingston Health Sciences Centre and Providence Care. There are a total of 3 CT scanners at both hospital sites. There is a 1.5T Siemens MRI scanner and a recently installed state-of-the-art Siemens 3T VIDA MRI scanner. There are two additional 1.5T Phillips MRI scanners in a community MRI practice.
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.
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
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
• Three Letters of reference (sent directly from the referees to the Department)
Applications are encouraged to send their application packages electronically as PDFs to
Omar Islam at Omar.Islam@kingstonhsc.ca, although hard copy applications may be submitted to:
Omar Islam MD FRCPC DABR
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
Academic Cardiothoracic Radiologist