Bone Marrow Transplantation/Cellular Therapy, Division of Hematology-Oncology.

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Division of Hematology-Oncology,  Hospital for Sick Children

Effective January 1, 2024, the Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) 555 University Ave. Toronto, ON is recruiting a full-time permanent faculty position in the Section of Bone Marrow Transplantation/Cellular Therapy, Division of Hematology-Oncology.

As one of the most active programs in North America, we are FACT accredited with a 17-bed dedicated unit providing care to children from across Ontario and the Atlantic provinces for transplantation and cell therapies for treatment of malignancies, immunodeficiencies, marrow failure, metabolic disorders, and hemoglobinopathies. The section presently includes six members with a strong base of gene and cell therapy trials and translational and basic research. The program is part of the vibrant research community at SickKids and the University of Toronto and has a strong BMT/CT fellowship program. Applicants with expertise in cellular therapy are encouraged to apply. The Section includes members with clinical, translational, and basic research interests across the fields of hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and cellular therapy.

Clinical responsibilities include coverage of the BMT/CT inpatient unit, BMT/CT consultation service, ambulatory clinics, and participation in the out-of-hours physician call schedules for the Section. Individuals with an interest in and commitment to clinical research and/or education are encouraged to apply.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($255,000-$300,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. James Whitlock, Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada M5G1X8 ([email protected]).

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The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.