How to Apply

The UofT Medical Physics Residency Program will accept approximately 4-6 trainees each year with trainees placed at one of the five training sites:

  • Carlo Fidani Regional Cancer Centre in Mississauga
  • Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM) in downtown Toronto
  • R. S. McLaughlin Durham Cancer Centre in Oshawa
  • Stronach Regional Cancer Centre in Newmarket
  • Sunnybrook-Odette Cancer Centre (OCC) in north Toronto

This 2-year clinical training program begins at the beginning of January or September each year.

Residents will be employees of their training site throughout residency, and must complete local hiring procedures. They are also expected to maintain registration at University of Toronto throughout residency.

 

2021 Deadlines

The University of Toronto Medical Physics Residency Program is seeking to fill 5 residency positions for the two-year program, starting in September 2021. There are 2 positions open at both the Sunnybrook-Odette Cancer Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences, and at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre at University Health Network, both in Toronto, ON. There is 1 position at Stronach Regional Cancer Centre at Southlake Regional Health Centre in Newmarket, ON. The deadline for applications is January 8, 2021. 

 

Applications must include:

  • Completed application checklist (please download checklist here)
  • A cover letter that describes the candidate's background and motivation for applying to the program 
  • A detailed, current CV 
  • Unofficial university transcripts from undergraduate and graduate schools (with the understanding that the Program may request the official transcripts at any time)
  • Reference letters submitted directly from 2 of the 3 listed professional references

Application materials should be sent by email to Tanya.Webb@utoronto.ca.

Mailing address if needed:

Tanya Webb
Department of Radiation Oncology
University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine
149 College Street, Room 504
Toronto, ON M5T 1P5


Eligibility

The preferred qualification for entry to the residency program is a Ph.D. in medical physics from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program. The minimum requirement is a M.Sc. in medical physics (thesis-based) from a CAMPEP accredited graduate program. Applicants with a PhD from a non-CAMPEP program may be considered if they meet the eligibility criteria as described by CAMPEP. Any courses being considered to meet the eligibility criteria must be listed on an official university transcript.  Please note – applicants must defend their thesis before the start of the Medical Physics Program.

The candidate must be eligible to work in Canada. A Canadian birth certificate or permanent residency card is required. The program is currently not sponsoring any work or student permits. International applicants are also required to satisfy the English Proficiency Requirement stipulated by University of Toronto School of Graduate Studies.