Evelyn Bateman Recipe Chair in Ambulatory Anesthesia and Women’s Health

Women’s College Hospital, and the Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto are seeking applicants for appointment to the Evelyn Bateman Recipe Chair in Ambulatory Anesthesia and Women’s Health at Women’s College Hospital.

The Chair is expected to advance excellence in research to optimize care for people undergoing ambulatory anesthesia. The successful candidate will be an internationally renowned clinician researcher conducting high quality innovative research in anesthesia, pain medicine or related disciplines. The mandate of this chair is to lead a world-class program of research and academic excellence that advances ambulatory anesthesia at Women’s College Hospital and the University of Toronto Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. The incumbent will foster and support research, education/training and scientific progress following high ethical and professional standards in ambulatory anesthesia at Women’s, an institution that prioritizes equity deserving communities. Candidates will have a reputation of clinical expertise in anesthesia and a track record of peer-reviewed funding and international scientific impact.

The Chair holder must hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto, be a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada or equivalent, be eligible to hold a medical license in Ontario and to be appointed a staff anesthesiologist at Women’s College Hospital. The successful applicant must be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant (near promotion), Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The Chair’s position is for a 5-year term, with possibility of renewal for a second 5-year term following a structured review process.

Salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate, with a salary range of $260,000 - $500,000 per annum, which will be a combination of fee-for-service clinical care, as well as additional funding from the Evelyn Bateman Recipe Chair in Ambulatory Anesthesia and Women’s Health. The locations of work will be Women’s College Hospital and Toronto Western Hospital.

Women’s College Hospital (WCH) is an academic, ambulatory hospital, fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are a leader in health for women, health equity and health system solutions – a hospital designed to keep people out of hospital. The principles of equity, diversity and inclusion form the cornerstone of Women’s College Hospital’s organizational commitment to revolutionize healthcare for a healthier, more equitable world. We are developing ground-breaking innovations that address the most pressing issues related to population health, patient experience and system costs. We are an institution that focuses on healthcare and access to healthcare for equity deserving populations including Black, Indigenous, racialized, two-spirit, trans, non-binary or persons with a disability.

Women’s College Hospital has one of the few hospital-based research institutes worldwide to focus on women's health. Our scientists have academic appointments at the University of Toronto, conduct research that improves the health of women, and other equity deserving communities, help people prevent and manage complex chronic conditions, and deliver innovative health system solutions.

The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management at Women’s College Hospital is a growing academic department with a strong focus on ambulatory anesthesia, regional anesthesia and assessment of resource allocation within the health care system.

The University of Toronto, established in 1827, is among the world’s most prestigious universities with a longstanding reputation for innovation and research. The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Toronto has a rich history of clinical and scientific excellence. Founded in 1907, it is the oldest and largest academic anesthesia department in Canada and one of the largest in North America.

WCH is a full member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network (TAHSN), a dynamic network comprised of the University of Toronto and its full and associate affiliated academic hospitals. TAHSN serves as a leader in Canadian healthcare providing leading edge research, teaching and clinical care and offers a wide range of opportunities for collaborative and interdisciplinary research and training.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English. Open until filled.

Please submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae and a two-page outline of your academic program to:

Dr. Rulan Parekh

Vice-President, Academics

Women’s College Hospital

76 Grenville St.

Toronto, ON M5S 1B2

Email: [email protected] 

For further information about this opportunity please contact Dr. Rulan Parekh, Dr. Beverley Orser, Dr. Keyvan Karkouti or Dr. Sheila Riazi at [email protected]

Women's College Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Hospital community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our