BC Cancer is one of the world’s renowned cancer organizations committed to reducing the incidence of cancer, reducing the mortality from cancer, and improving the quality of life of those living with cancer. BC Cancer provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of British Columbia in partnership with regional health authorities to deliver a range of cancer services, which include prevention, screening and early detection, diagnosis and treatment, research, education, supportive care, rehabilitation, and palliative care. It operates six regional cancer centres in Surrey, Kelowna, Vancouver, Victoria, Abbotsford, and Prince George, along with two research centres that conduct research into the causes and cures for cancer.
NUCLEAR MEDICINE PHYSICIAN OR NUCLEAR MEDICINE RADIOLOGIST
Regular Full Time
Functional Imaging Program
BC Cancer – Vancouver Centre
600 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4E6
BC Cancer is an affiliate of the University of British Columbia and co-hosts the development and conduct of academic oncology in British Columbia. The Functional Imaging Program, located at BC Cancer’s Vancouver Centre, provides state-of-the art clinical services and research in a dynamic and growing academic environment.
The centre currently operates an on-site cyclotron/radiopharmacy facility and provides up to 9,500 PET/CT scans annually for oncology patients from across BC. Therapy programs for neuroendocrine tumours and prostate cancer are in the final phase of development. Basic and preclinical radiopharmaceutical research is performed in dedicated research laboratories and a preclinical imaging facility located in the BC Cancer Research Centre. The clinical and research programs rely on a strong radiopharmaceutical development team, and extensive collaborations with leading scientists at UBC, TRIUMF, the BC Cancer Research Centre and Michael Smith Genome Sciences Centre.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide excellence in patient care in terms of supervision and interpretation of clinical and research PET/CT scans, and to participate in clinical, academic and quality assurance rounds. The position entails teaching of undergraduate medical students and post-graduate trainees as well as active participation in Functional Cancer Imaging-related research at BC Cancer. The individual should have the vision and skills required to lead projects in a multidisciplinary team setting. Enthusiasm, diligence, and team spirit are highly desirable personal qualities.
The successful applicant must be eligible for licensure in with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of British Columbia, have or be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Nuclear Medicine and/or Radiology. Recognized fellowship training in Nuclear Medicine is highly desirable. Additional post-residency training and/or relevant experience in cancer imaging, positron emission tomography and/or radionuclide therapy would be an asset. The successful candidate will be recommended for clinical faculty appointment to the University of British Columbia. Academic rank, dependent on qualifications, will be recommended by the Department of Radiology of the University of British Columbia’s Faculty of Medicine.
To apply, please send a letter expressing your interest, curriculum vitae and the names contact information of three referees to:
Kevin P.W. Wang
Advisor Physician Recruitment
Closing date for application: August 30th, 2019
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