Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Academic General Internist, Clinician Scientist Department

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic General Internist, Clinician Scientist

Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto,

The Division of General Internal Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto are seeking an academic general internist. The successful applicant must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment with an academic position description of Clinician Scientist at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. It is expected that the position will be approximately 25% clinical and 75% research. Expected start date is July 1, 2019 or shortly thereafter.


We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in academic general internal medicine. Our hospital has established a strategic direction to “examine integrated sustainable models of care across the health system.” The successful candidate will be expected to perform research with the goal of advancing this strategy. The successful candidate will also be expected to participate in the clinical and educational activities of the Division of General Internal Medicine at Sunnybrook. Clinical activities will be primarily focused on ward attending on the Clinical Teaching Unit and ambulatory activity in the Rapid Referral GIM Clinic and Ambulatory Internal Medicine Group Practice.


The successful candidate must hold an MD degree and a PhD degree, or currently be enrolled in a PhD program, have or be eligible for certification in Internal Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for medical licensure in Ontario. The successful applicant must demonstrate specialization and accomplishments in research and research scholarship. Research excellence will be assessed by the presence of research grants, publications in leading journals, invited presentations at significant conferences, awards, accolades and other related accomplishments

Estimated compensation will be in the range of $250,000-$300,000 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 also be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2019. A cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees should be sent to: 

Dr. Steven Shadowitz, Division Head, GIM
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Room C410, 2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
or by e-mail to: steve.shadowitz@sunnybrook.ca

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is 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.

Sunnybrook plays a leadership role in the Ontario health care system and in caring for its community. Sunnybrook is committed to high quality inter-professional education and is the home of one of the University’s four Academies for undergraduate medical education in addition to providing postgraduate and fellowship training in virtually all disciplines. The Sunnybrook Research Institute is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in basic and applied research, conducting $100 million in research each year, developing innovations in care for more than one million patients annually, and passionate about providing rewarding educational experiences for more than 2,000 students each year.

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.