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Saskatoon, SK
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Full time
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Job Details
  • RHA Job Number:
  • GO-00750784
  • Number of Vacancies:
  • 1
  • Profession:
  • Physicist
  • Organization:
  • Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Facility Name:
  • Department:
  • Employment Type:
  • Temporary
  • Employment Term:
  • Full Time
  • Posting Date:
  • February 14, 2024
  • Closing Date:
  • February 14, 2025 17:00
  • Hours of Work:
  • Our clinical hours of work are Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, facilitating a healthy work-life balance for our Medical Physics team and other staff.

    Shift Information: Days
    37.5 hours per 1 week rotation
  • Rate of Pay:
  • Salary commensurate with experience - ranging from $125k to $189k per year.
Job Description

The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency provides a comprehensive cancer control program for the people of Saskatchwan delivering cancer services such as prevention, early detection, treatment and research. The Agency operates two comprehensive cancer centres, the Allan Blair Cancer Centre in Regina and the Saskatoon Cancer Centre, providing services to approximately 10,000 patients annually. Research is conducted into the understanding of the causes of cancer and development of new treatment modalities.

The Saskatoon and Allan Blair Cancer Centres deliver radiation therapy to approximately 2,400 patients annually. The equipment complement includes GE Lightspeed CT simulators, two TrueBeam and four Varian 21iX accelerators with MLC and OBI/Cone Beam, a Gulmay Orthovoltage unit, and Nucletron HDR remote afterloaders. Treatment planning is provided with Eclipse, RadCalc and Oncentra. The Saskatchewan Cancer Agency has adopted the ARIA software suite for the implementation of an electronic medical record. Clinical services include 3DCRT, IMRT, VMAT, IGRT and HDR brachytherapy.

Medical Physicists are expected to participate in all clinical, educational and research activities of the Department of Medical Physics and to show leadership in clinical studies and research.

The successful candidate will join a team of 5 clinical physicists supporting an active radiation oncology program that includes:

  • Treatment of all major radiotherapy sites (brain, head and neck, pelvis, lung, breast, etc.)
  • Stereotactic body radiotherapy (SBRT)
  • Stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS)
  • High dose rate (HDR) brachytherapy
  • Total body irradiation (TBI)
  • Pediatric radiation oncology programming


  • Academic appointment available at the University of Saskatchewan
  • Collaboration with the Department(s) of Medicine, Physics and Engineering Physics, Biomedical Engineering and Western College of Veterinary Medicine
  • Facility access to the Canadian Light Source and Fedoruk Centre for Nuclear Innovation
  • Saskatchewan Cancer Agency grant funding opportunities
  • Student supervision opportunities available
Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Applicants must have a postgraduate degree in Medical Physics or a related field, have completed a CAMPEP accredited residency program (or equivalent) and be eligible as fellows or members of the Canadian College of Physicists in Medicine. Preference will be given to candidates with experience.

Additional Information

We are pleased to offer competitive compensation to our employees:

  • Hiring opportunity at Medical Physicist or Senior Medical Physicist
  • Career progression to Senior Medical Physicist available
  • Individual Professional Development funding provided annually
  • 32 days off per year to start, with increases at 5 and 15 years
  • Generous financial reimbursement for relocating

In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and to permanent residents of Canada.
Geographic Location: Saskatoon
Expected Up To Date: February 2, 2025
FTE®: 1.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.
Organization & Community
  • Saskatchewan Cancer Agency
  • Saskatoon
  • 0
Community Description

Saskatchewan's largest city is a four season destination and has gained a reputation as a great place to both live and visit. A young, vibrant and entrepreneurial demographic is energizing the city with exciting new things to see and do and is a short drive to the northern lake country. Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank. Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron, draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood.


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