Lecturer or Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Academic Endocrinologist

Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor -

Department of Medicine

The Division of Endocrinology, 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 Endocrinologist fulfilling the academic position description of Clinician Teacher. The candidate must be eligible for an appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. Expected start date is July 1, 2019 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

We are seeking a physician who will deliver and foster excellence in clinical care in all areas of endocrinology, with a particular focus on endocrine oncology. The candidate will also provide exceptional teaching in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs of the University of Toronto. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will become the education site director for Sunnybrook endocrinology. The successful candidate will devote 60 to 75% of their time to clinical care, and will spend at least 40 hours per year in formal teaching outside of clinical care. 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 Endocrinology; and have or be eligible for licensure to practice medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate will also have demonstrated excellent clinical teaching abilities, which will be measured by the presence of a strong track record of excellence in student and resident education, formal training in teaching methodology, awards, leadership as a clinical educator, and other relevant experience. For appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher, the candidate must hold either a graduate degree in education or a related field, or at least one year of post-residency fellowship with training in health professions education. In addition, the candidate must have at least one peer-reviewed publication as first author, or demonstration of other creative professional activity. If appointed at the rank of Lecturer, it is expected that the successful candidate will progress to the rank of Assistant Professor.

Estimated remuneration will in the range of $150,000 to 300,000 per year (fee for service estimate). 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 December 17, 2018, or until the position is successfully filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest, and the names and addresses of three referees to:

Dr. Baiju Shah

Head, Division of Endocrinology

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Room G106, 2075 Bayview Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

Or by e-mail to: baiju.shah@ices.on.ca

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.

For more 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 more 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.