Assistant/Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, CI

Academic Gastroenterologist

University Health Network, Sinai Health, and University of Toronto

The Department of Medicine, Temetry Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health (SH) is seeking to recruit a permanent, full-time Clinician Investigator (CI) in Gastroenterology with advanced training in clinical motility testing. Candidates must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and hold MD and FRCPC qualifications or equivalent, be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Gastroenterology and have, or be eligible for licensure in Ontario.


The successful candidate must have advanced training in Neurogastroenterology and Motility with an expertise in clinical motility testing and Disease of Gut Brain Interaction. The desirable academic qualities of the successful candidate would include an appropriate graduate degree (MSc or equivalent), fellowship training, relevant grants, and publications related to a CI academic role. In addition, a proven track record of excellent teaching abilities is required.


The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the UHN and SH is a group of 33 luminal gastroenterologists and hepatologists. The Division has active clinical and academic programs in many areas of gastroenterology and hepatology including IBD, nutrition, pancreatic cancer, neurogastroenterology and motility, viral hepatitis, cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases, fatty liver, portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation.


SH is a health care organization comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Circle of Care as an affiliate, extending SH’s continuum of care into home and community programs. The SH vision is to create a premier exemplar of an integrated health system for the future. The UHN includes Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals, as well as the Michener Institute.  UHN is a Canada’s leading research academic hospital. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of its programs, UHN brings together the talent and resources needed to achieve global impact and provide exemplary patient care, research and education.


Depending on the academic rank, qualifications and experience, remuneration will be at least in the range of $250,000 and $350,000 through the Department of Medicine's Academic Practice Plan. No benefits will be provided directly by the Practice Plan.


Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2022, or until the position is filled. The anticipated start date will be on February 1, 2023 or to be mutually agreed upon. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest (LOI) and up-to-date curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to:


Ms. Jin Ren ( Administrative Assistant, AND

Dr. Louis Liu ( Division Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UHN and SH


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