Assistant Professor (Clinical) - Radiation Oncology

  • McGill University, Faculty of Medicine
  • McGill University - Faculty of Medicine, Rue de la Montagne, Montreal, QC, Canada
  • Jan 06, 2020
Full time   Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

Faculty of Medicine – Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology
Division of Radiation Oncology


Position description

The McGill University Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology is seeking applicants to join its Division  of Radiation Oncology as a full-time clinician-teacher at the rank of Assistant Professor (Clinical) at the  Jewish General Hospital (JGH). This faculty appointment will be part of the Contract Academic Staff.

The Division of Radiation Oncology of the JGH holds state-of-the-art equipment including three linear  accelerators, one Elekta HDR afterloader for brachytherapy, one mobile intra operative radiation unit, and  two CT-simulators. Specialty radiation therapy techniques offered by the department include IORT, HDR  brachytherapy, fractionated radiosurgery, SABR, IMRT, IGRT, 3D-conformal radiotherapy, and Linac-based  stereotactic radiosurgery.

The Division also offers a large spectrum of research programs with strong development of investigator– initiated research as well as participation in co-operative groups including the National Cancer Institute of  Canada (NCIC), the Children’s Oncology Group (COG), the Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG), the  National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project (NSABP), the Gynecologic Oncology Group (GOG),  and its successor NRG Oncology (the umbrella organization that encompasses the latter three groups).

Montreal, the second-most populous city in Canada, is an important centre of education, commerce,  aerospace, pharmaceuticals, information technology, art, design, and culture. Vibrant and multicultural,  Montreal was ranked in 2017 as the 12th most livable city in the world by the Economist Intelligence  Unit in its annual Global Livability Ranking, and the best city in the world to be a university student in  the QS World University Rankings.

McGill University is one of Canada's best-known institutions of higher learning and one of the leading  universities in the world. With students coming to McGill from over 150 countries, our student body is the  most internationally diverse of any research-intensive university in the country.

Job Duties

As a clinician-teacher, the candidate will provide clinical care in Radiation Oncology in the field of gastro- intestinal (GI) tumors, which will include in-outpatient care and in-patient consultation.

The candidate is also expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (teaching and supervision of clinical trainees and graduate students, research, and involvement in academic and administrative committees) and will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in these activities.


Job Type: Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)
Rank: Assistant Professor
Job status: Full-time
Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Posting period: Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication date of this advertisement

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Candidates must hold an MD degree and Radiation Oncology (FRCPC) Royal College certification (or equivalent), with focused training in gastro-intestinal tumors. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certified by the Collège des médecins du Québec.

All candidates must be fluent in English and French.

Application Details

Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

  • a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
  • statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
  • the names and contact information of three referees


McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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