The Department of Radiology, Radio-oncology and Nuclear Medicine of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Montreal is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Associate Professor in the area of Medical Physics or Biomedical Engineering with expertise in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
Location and environment
The successful candidate will conduct his (her) research program within the "lmaging and Bioengineering Research Axis" of the University of Montreal Hospital Research Center (CRCHUM). lnaugurated in 2013, the CRCHUM regroups 439 scientists, more than 700 graduate students and post-doctoral fellows, and more than 800 professionals, support staffs, technicians, and research nurses. CRCHUM provides to scientists 10 core research facilities, including a unique experimental imaging platform for human and animal research. That facility is equipped with a 3 Tesla MRI scanner (Skyra 3T, Siemens). Moreover, the CRCHUM is adjacent to the new University of Montreal Hospital (CHUM), which will include, in 2016, seven MRI scanners with access opportunities for clinical research (2 Philips lngenia 3T scanners, 1 Philips Achieva TX 3T scanner, 1 General Electrics MR450 1.5T scanner, 1 General Electrics MR450w 1.5T scanner, 1 Siemens Avanto Fit 1.5T system, and 1 Siemens Aera 1.ST dedicated to the planning of radiotherapy and MRI-guided brachytherapy). The clinical department has also an agreement to acquire a Philips-Elekta 1.5T MRI system for image-guided radiotherapy. The CHUM has two active Master Research Agreements with Siemens and Philips.
The appointed candidate will be expected to maintain an active research program, supervise graduate students, have international collaborations, contribute to the academic life of the Department of Radiology, Radio-oncology and Nuclear Medicine, participate in the activities of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering and Medical Physics Program, and teach graduate courses.
The candidate will collaborate closely with MRI researchers working in three research centers affiliated at University of Montreal: CHU-Ste Justine (Pediatric Hospital), Institut de Cardiologie de Montreal (Heart Institute) and Institut Universitaire de Gériatrie de Montreal (Neurocience and aging).
The University of Montreal offers a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.
Spring 2017 at the earliest; the announcement will remain open until the selection committee finds an acceptable candidacy.
Interested candidates should send their curriculum vitae, a letter explaining their motivation, research interest and competence in their area of expertise, and three letters of support, no later than April 30st 2017, at the following address (email correspondence is preferred):
Dr Gilles Soulez, Director
Department of Radiology, Radio-oncology and Nuclear Medicine Faculty of Medicine
University of Montreal
C.P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville