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Please note: Applications are currently being accepted for two residency positions that will be available as of January 1, 2022. For additional information, please refer to the current posting.


To be eligible to enter the NOSM Medical Physics Residency Education Program (MPREP), the applicant must have have completed training from a Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physics Education Programs, Inc., (CAMPEP) accredited medical physics graduate program by completing an M.Sc. or Ph.D. in medical physics or equivalent. In addition, candidates who have completed a CAMPEP-accredited certificate program are eligible to apply. Finally, applicants who have 1) completed a doctorate degree in physics, physical science, or engineering, with either an undergraduate degree in physics or at least three upper-division (3rd or 4th year level) undergraduate physics courses, and 2) have completed some of the required graduate coursework outside a CAMPEP-accredited graduate program may apply to the program. For more information visit the CAMPEP website: https://www.campep.org/ProspectiveApplicants.asp

MPREP is accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Medical Physicist Education Programs, Inc. (CAMPEP) and maintains recruitment policies inline with their standards.

Successful applicants will be a member of the PIPSC MP union. For more information refer to the information in the latest collective agreement here: https://pipsc.ca/groups/mp

All applicants must provide the following four (4) pieces of documentation.

  1. A cover letter expressing your interest in the position and locale;
  2. A current curriculum vitae;
  3. All transcripts for undergraduate and graduate degrees (official transcripts will only be required of those who are offered an interview); and,
  4. The names of three (3) references, one of which is a current research advisor or Chair of a university department.

The cover letter should address the following questions:

  • Why are you interested in undertaking a residency in Medical Physics?
  • What attracts you to the program in Northern Ontario?
  • What personal and professional attributes do you bring?
  • Do you have a preferred location for residency (Health Sciences North in Sudbury or the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center) and, if so, why?

Note that preference will be given to Canadian permanent citizens or landed immigrants, and hiring will be in accordance with the policies of the respective employers (Health Sciences North and the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre).

All applicants will be notified as to whether or not they have been successful in proceeding to the interview process.

Please note the application deadline for the current posting is November 8, 2021. 

For additional information, please refer to the posting.