Academic Dermatologist

The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Division of Dermatology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are inviting applications for the position of Academic Dermatologist. This full-time appointment will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description of Clinician Teacher at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor. It is expected that the position will be approximately 75% clinical and 25% related to teaching, innovation, and administrative duties. Effective start date will be July 1 2024 or a mutually agreeable date.

Applicants must hold an M.D. and FRCPC qualifications (or equivalent specialist designation) with certification in Dermatology, and have or be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate should be committed to sustained excellence in teaching and scholarly contributions to teaching and education. They will have, or intend to, completed formal advanced training through completion of a Master’s in Adult Education, the Master Teacher Program or equivalent. In addition, the successful applicant must have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated capacity and aptitude for effective interdisciplinary clinical and scholarly team collaboration and interactions. The successful candidate should have a career focused on providing outstanding outpatient clinical care for dermatology patients, with training and clinical expertise in general dermatology – including skin cancer, inflammatory skin diseases (psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, etc.), dermatologic surgery, and complex medical dermatology. The successful candidate should also demonstrate a broad teaching experience as measured by a strong track record of excellence in medical student and resident education, awards, leadership as a clinical educator, and other relevant experience.

The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which billings and benefits will be administered. The candidate will also be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental, and life insurance benefit plans.

Salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Remuneration will be based on the candidate’s specific criteria, including experience, skills, education, and training.

Applications will be accepted until December 21, 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. Kucy Pon, Interim Division Director, Dermatology
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
M1-700 Dermatology, 2075 Bayview Avenue
Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5

Or by email to: [email protected]

The University of Toronto Division of Dermatology is the largest division of dermatology in Canada.  Our division consists of over 40 dermatologists and another 40 residents and fellows in dermatology training.  Our Division of Dermatology is housed in three main teaching sites: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Women’s College Hospital, and Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network; with a strong connection to the Hospital for Sick Children.

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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Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre embrace Diversity and are building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact
 [email protected].