Academic Rheumatologist

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Assistant /Associate/Full Professor   
ACADEMIC Rheumatologists
The Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine
Holland Bone and Joint Program
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are inviting applications to fill two Academic Rheumatologist positions. These Full-Time positions will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description of Clinician Investigator or Clinician Teacher at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. 

The Clinician Investigator position is expected to be 50% clinical and 50% related to research (with some teaching and/or administrative) duties. The Clinician Teacher position is expected to be 70% clinical and 30% related to educational (with some administrative) duties. Expected start date is July 1, 2024, or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

The successful candidates should have clinical expertise in complex rheumatic conditions, with experience caring for patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases in the context of pregnancy as well as renal/neurologic/oncologic conditions being welcomed assets. Expertise in point-of-care ultrasound and model of care in rheumatology will be an asset. 

For candidates applying for the Clinician Investigator role, research excellence will be assessed by the presence of research grants, publications in leading journals, invited presentations at significant conferences, awards, accolades and other related accomplishments.  

For candidates applying for the Clinician Teacher role, should have advanced training and/or a track record of teaching accomplishment.  Teaching accomplishment will be measured by the presence of a strong level of interest in education, excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, formal training in teaching methodology, teaching awards, leadership as a clinical educator and other relevant experience.

The successful applicants will join the Division of Rheumatology, which provides inpatient consultation service and ambulatory care to patients with rheumatic diseases. Responsibilities will include excellent clinical care of both in-patients and out-patients, liaison with primary care, supervision of trainees in clinical care setting, formal teaching and scholarly achievements.

Successful candidates must hold an MD degree; have or be eligible for certification in Rheumatology/Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $150,000-$300,000 (fee-for-service estimate) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, and experience. The successful candidates will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. Successful candidates will be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until December 4, 2023.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward: (i) a one-page letter of interest, which includes a statement on how you have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in your academic and scholarly work (ii) your curriculum vitae and (iii) names and contact information of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Gregory Choy, Division Head, Division of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Room M1-400, 2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

or by e-mail to: [email protected]

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, high-risk maternal and fetal care and musculoskeletal care. Both SHSC and the University of Toronto are among the top 100 employers in Canada.

The Department of Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

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The University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from racialized persons / persons of color, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.