Lecturer/ Assistant / Associate Professor - ACADEMIC PHYSIATRIST

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Lecturer/ Assistant / Associate Professor -
ACADEMIC PHYSIATRIST

The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) are inviting applications for the position of an Academic Physiatrist.  This full-time appointment will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description as a Clinician Teacher (CT) or a Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI) at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant, or Associate Professor. It is expected that the position will be approximately 80% clinical and 20% teaching for a CT, or 80% clinical and 20% in Quality and Innovation for a CQI.  Expected start date is July 1, 2024 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter. 

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in PM&R with broad clinical and teaching interests related to PM&R and particular interests including: rehabilitation outcomes, clinical epidemiology and health services, complex medical conditions, and inpatient cardiac care.  This position will be based at the St. John’s Rehabilitation campus of SHSC and will focus clinically on inpatient rehabilitation consultation, but may also be supplemented with outpatient clinics at the Bayview campus.  Responsibilities will include demonstrated excellence in clinical care, participation in inpatient rehabilitation programs, and clinical teaching, as well as relevant quality and innovation projects.

The successful candidate will join the energetic program in PM&R with academically focused faculty members at SHSC. There are also a wealth of academic opportunities in collaboration with clinician scientists and investigators in departments and areas such as geriatrics, orthopedics, surgery, neurology, family medicine and trauma.

The Division of PM&R at the University of Toronto is a strong academic program with over 80 faculty members and 20 residents, and with programs extending across the Greater Toronto Area. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, and musculoskeletal care.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree and must have or be eligible for certification in PM&R by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada;  and have or be eligible for medical licensure in Ontario.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000- $300,000 (fee for service) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.   The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. The candidate will be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until April 26, 2024. Please forward: (i) a letter of interest, that 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. Larry Robinson, Chief, Rehabilitation Services

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

St. John's Rehab, S125

285 Cummer Ave.

Toronto, ON  M2M 2G1

Email: [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.

For information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/.

The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions#AcademicPositionDescriptions.

For information about the Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook, please visit our website at http://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=dept-med-home.

For information about the Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook, please visit our website at http://sunnybrook.ca/content/?page=dept-med-home.

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.