Butterfield /Drew Chair in Cancer Survivorship Research

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
This will be discussed with the applicants.
Jun 13, 2017
Jul 12, 2017

Princess Margaret Cancer Centre’s Department of Supportive Care invites applications to fill the Butterfield/Drew Chair in Cancer Survivorship Research. This research endowed chair is focused on survivorship for all cancers.

The successful applicant will be a clinician scientist or clinician investigator at the Associate Professor level or above. The applicant must exhibit well-documented research qualifications with a background in supportive care. Candidates must demonstrate a proven capacity for leadership, integration and collaboration in the field of cancer survivorship and rehabilitation research.

The overarching goal of the Princess Margaret Survivorship Program is to help patients with cancer manage symptoms and disability related to the disease and to the treatment along the entire trajectory of care. This includes systematic approaches to patient education, physical and psychosocial rehabilitation and to the management of disease and treatment-related sequelae.

The quality of the applicant’s research program and promise for future accomplishments will be of primary importance. The Chair will be for an initial five-year term with renewal for a subsequent five-year term upon successful review of the research program.

The Department of Supportive Care at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre includes world renowned clinicians and researchers who are engaged in multi-disciplinary research, affording many opportunities for productive interactions and collaborations with the successful candidate. General information about the Program is available at: http://www.uhn.ca/PrincessMargaret/Health_Professionals/Programs_Departments/Department_Supportive_Care

Informal enquiries from potential applicants are invited and encouraged. Please contact Dr. Gary Rodin, Head, Department of Supportive Care, at gary.rodin@uhn.ca and Upasana Saha, Manager, Regional Cancer Program and Medical Affairs at upasana.saha@rmp.uhn.ca for further information

A curriculum vitae, description of research experience and future plans can be sent by email to Dr. Gary Rodin and Upasana Saha or to the Butterfield/Drew Chair in Cancer Survivorship Research, Attn: Dr. Gary Rodin, Dept. of Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave., Room 16-715, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 2M9. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.