Staff Ophthalmologist


Job Field: Clinical

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine

Department: Surgery

Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of a full-time Staff Ophthalmologist with a special interest in retinoblastoma. The effective date of this appointment is January 1st, 2019.

The successful candidate must have a strong academic record and experience in caring for patients with retinoblastoma. Fellowship training in Pediatric Ophthalmology and/or other relevant subspecialty areas is preferable but not mandatory. The successful candidate will provide clinical and surgical ocular tumor care at The Hospital for Sick Children which is the national referral center for retinoblastoma. The successful candidate is expected to conduct original basic science or clinical research, and will be required to participate in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows

The successful candidate must able to function in English and be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. The candidate must have an M.D. or equivalent and be eligible for specialty certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $600,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

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.

Toronto is a vibrant multicultural city with consistent population and economic growth. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, school and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae by November 1st, 2018 to Dr. Asim Ali, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail:

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