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University Health Network

Academic Radiation Oncologist - Lung Site


Princess Margaret Cancer CentreLung-1509018

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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 LHIN. RMP is a tertiary referral resource for the greater Toronto area and the province, thereby serving Ontarians and Canadians for specialized programs and services such as pediatric radiation oncology, sarcoma, head and neck cancer, ocular oncology, gamma knife, 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 36 radiation oncologists, providing >8,000 new patient consultations, and delivering >10,600 courses of radiation treatment annually. There are state-of-the-art imaging and radiation treatment equipment including three CT-simulators, one CT/PET simulator, and two MR simulators, 16 linear accelerators (Elekta and Varian), one gamma knife unit, and a new MR-guided radiation therapy unit. There are advanced clinical and research programs in IMRT, VMAT, IGRT, SBRT, brachytherapy (HDR and PDR), adaptive planning, MR-guided RT, genomics, and translational research, with personalized radiotherapy approaches including an active clinical trials program in collaboration with many 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 29 Radiation Oncology Residents, and over 40 Clinical and Research Radiation Oncology Fellows.

Job Description

The Princess Margaret Cancer Centre is seeking one additional academic Radiation Oncologist within the Radiation Medicine Program (RMP). The successful candidate is expected to develop an active academic practice and research program in the following site: Lung malignancies. A Clinical Fellowship and clinical/research experience in malignancies of the respiratory system would be desirable; additional research experience in genomics is essential. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto, and satisfy licensure requirements in Ontario. Preference will be given to candidates who are certified (or eligible to be certified) in Radiation Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Remuneration will be commensurate with experience and clinical volumes, as pay is dependent on a fee-for-service structure, with an expected range of $340,000 - $400,000 per annum. Benefits include group insurance benefits package, relocation benefits, and professional development activities. There is an allowance for annual leave of 5 weeks and additional allowance for conferences and scientific meetings. Applications will be accepted until May 31st, 2017, with a proposed start date between August 1st – October 1st, 2017.



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

Dr. Fei-Fei Liu

Chief, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre Radiation Medicine Program

Head, Department of Radiation Oncology, University Health Network

Professor and Chair, Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Toronto

610 University Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada   M5G 2M9

Tel: 416-946-2123, Fax: 416-946-2038   Email:

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University Health Network
Patricia Lee
Posting Date: 01-May-2017Radiation Oncology Permanent, Practicing physician $340,000 - $400,000/yr 101-Aug-2017
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