Academic Respirologist

The Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, in conjunction with the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time Academic Respirologist fulfilling the academic position description of Clinician Teacher or Clinician in Quality and Innovation. The candidate must be eligible for an appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. Expected start date is January 1, 2019 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in General Clinical Respirology with further training in either airways disease or interstitial lung disease. The successful candidate will be expected to clinically cover call on the General Respirology inpatient consult service as well as actively participate in both a General Respirology as well as Cancer specific ambulatory clinics. The candidate must also be skilled technically in diagnostic bronchoscopy as well as basic pleural disease management. The primary language of work will be in English.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree; have or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Respirology and Internal Medicine; and have or be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate will also have respective training suiting the academic position. Candidates applying as a Clinician Teacher, will require one or more years of fellowship training post-residency in a defined area relevant to the proposed position, with the expectation that some form of training in health professions education will be completed within three years. If applying as a Clinician in Quality and Innovation, candidates will require one or more years of post-residency fellowship training and further training in Quality Improvement.  The successful candidate will devote approximately 75% of their time to patient care and 25% to scholarly work in Quality Improvement and Innovation or teaching.

Estimated remuneration will be between the range of $200,000 - 350,000 per year (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  September 30, 2018, or until the position is successfully filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees to:

Dr. Anu Tandon

Head, Division of Respirology

Department of Medicine,

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Room D674, 2075 Bayview Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5


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Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 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.