Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Artificial Intelligence (Sunnybrook Research Institute)

Thursday 17th December 2020

Closing date: Feb 1st, 2021

Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) is seeking candidates for a scientist position in the Physical Sciences in Artificial Intelligence applied to medical imaging and image-guided therapy. The selected candidate will become a member of the Physical Sciences platform of SRI and may be nominated for a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair.

We are seeking a researcher focused on developing new machine learning methodologies for medical image data in a clinical environment. Examples of research areas of interest include, but are not restricted to: integration of imaging, molecular and clinical data to create prognostic models; development of fast image reconstruction or registration algorithms using deep learning; triaging of patients using AI-assisted image analysis; domain adaptation methods; safety and interpretability of AI for medical applications.

Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs are for emerging scholars and successful nominees should be within ten* years of receiving their highest degree. To meet the criteria, nominees must be excellent emerging world-class researchers who have demonstrated research creativity; have demonstrated the potential to achieve international recognition in their fields in the next five to ten years; have the potential to attract, develop and retain excellent trainees, students and future researchers; and are proposing an original, innovative research program of high quality.

*Exceptions: Applicants who are more than ten years from having earned their highest degree but have experienced career breaks, such as for maternity, parental or extended sick leave, clinical training, or other mitigating circumstances may have their eligibility for a Tier 2 chair assessed through the program’s Tier 2 justification process.

Applicants should email the letter of interest indicating “AI position”, curriculum vitae, self-identification form and the names of three references to by February 1, 2021. Notwithstanding this deadline, applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


Organization Sunnybrook Research Institute
Location Toronto, Canada
Title Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Artificial Intelligence
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