Thursday, December 2, 2010

TT and Limited-Term Faculty at Ryerson University

Institution: Ryerson University
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Faculty - Science - Physics
Posted: 11/23/2010
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time
Located in the heart of Toronto, the largest and most culturally diverse city in the country, Ryerson University is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. The University is known for innovative programs built on the integration of theoretical and practically oriented learning. Our undergraduate and graduate programs are distinguished by a professionally focused curriculum and strong emphasis on excellence in teaching, research and creative activities. Ryerson is also a leader in adult learning, with the largest university-based continuing education school in Canada.

Tenure-Track and Limited-Term Faculty Positions
Department of Physics
Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Science

The Department invites applications from outstanding candidates for one tenure-track and one limited-term faculty positions, at the Assistant Professor level, effective July 1, 2011, subject to final budgetary approval. The focus of this search is in any of the following fields: Biophotonics, Molecular Imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Computational Physics. The successful candidates must possess an earned doctorate in Physics or a related field, and demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

The Department of Physics offers an undergraduate degree in Medical Physics and master's and doctoral degrees in the field of Biomedical Physics. The Department has 14 full-time faculty, 5 post-doctoral fellows, 23 graduate students, and 6 staff members. The Department has a core group of scientists who have secured substantial external peer-reviewed funding for cutting-edge research in Medical Physics/Biomedical Engineering. Our faculty members collaborate extensively with the surrounding biomedical community in what the City of Toronto has designated as the Discovery District, home to 7 world-renowned hospitals and more than 30 specialized medical and related sciences centres. More information on the Department can be found at

Interested candidates should submit a current CV and statements of proposed research directions and teaching interests, and should arrange for at least 3 letters of reference to be sent to the attention of the Chair of the Department of Physics, at The selection committee will start reviewing applications after January 2, 2011. Although applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, only those received by the review date will be guaranteed full consideration.

These positions fall under the Ryerson Faculty Association ( jurisdiction. For details on the Ryerson Faculty Association Collective Agreement and the University's RFA Benefits Summary, please visit and respectively.
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