Faculty or Scientist Position

Department of Medical Imaging
Nuclear Medicine Faculty or Scientist Position

The Division of Nuclear Medicine, within the department of Medical Imaging at the University of Saskatchewan, seeks applicants for a 4 year term full-time Nuclear Medicine scientist or faculty position. This is a 4-year limited term position with initial rank dependent upon qualifications.

The successful candidate will join an active group of researchers and clinicians in Saskatoon who are undertaking research in Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging including PET/CT. The successful candidate will be responsible to develop a research program within Nuclear Medicine. The successful applicant will become a key member of the department of Medical Imaging and assist in developing a basic science program and in training of the radiology residents. Examples of areas of research strength can include (but are not be limited to) medical imaging applications of Nuclear Medicine instrumentation, theory and novel applications.

Qualifications: All applicants must have successfully completed at a minimum a MD and/or PhD in a related scientific discipline (life science, engineering or natural sciences). Nuclear Medicine research experience is required. Experience in PET/CT research will be a definite advantage. Experience in programming and software development is an asset particularly related to integration and implementation of computer software for imaging, image reconstruction and image processing. Good organizational skills are necessary, as well as the ability to interact and communicate effectively with staff. The applicant should have a clear commitment to developing an active scientific program and have a demonstrated independent track record of excellence in research, including funding.

Please send detailed curriculum vitae, a brief description of current research program, accomplishments, and future plans, copies of representative publication, and the names of three references in confidence to:

Dr. Paul Babyn
Head, Department of Medical Imaging
University of Saskatchewan
Room 1566.1
Royal University Hospital

Applications will be considered as of September 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. While all applicants are thanked for their interest, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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The University of Saskatchewan is strongly committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace that empowers all employees to reach their full potential. All members of the university community share a responsibility for developing and maintaining an environment in which differences are valued and inclusiveness is practiced. The university welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.