Pediatric Anesthesiologist – Specialization in Chronic Pain Management

The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of Pediatric Anesthesiologist, with specialization in chronic pain management. This will be a full-time permanent role. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant/Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Anesthesia, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2019, or one which is mutually agreed upon.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing clinical care, research, learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. SickKids is a paediatric academic health science centre, affiliated with the University of Toronto, dedicated to the care of children. The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine is comprised of 41 anesthesiologists, and provides perioperative care for neonates and children.

The candidate must have a strong clinical/educational background, with advanced Fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia as well as specialization in paediatric chronic pain management. The successful candidate is expected to complement the Department’s academic, educational and research productivity, with a focus on chronic pain management. Additional responsibilities include clinical pediatric anesthesia practice, research, education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a staff anesthesiologist.

The candidate must be proficient in English and eligible for appointment at the rank of Lecturer or higher at the University of Toronto. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The candidate must have a strong academic/research background, hold an advanced MD University Degree. The candidate will be expected to develop an academic plan with clear deliverables at the 1, 2 and 3 year mark. In addition, he/she will be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate must have a medical degree, postgraduate fellowship training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in anesthesia (or equivalent).

Salary range will be between $400,000 to 420,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Candidate may be eligible for benefits which include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, and Vision, candidate may be eligible for a relocation package.

Please submit curriculum vitae, letter of interest, and three letters of reference by May 30, 2019 to:
Dr. Mark Crawford
555 University Avenue
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
E-mail: emma.spence@sickkkids.ca


The Hospital for Sick Children 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 the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

For more information about the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, please visit our home page at www.sickkids.ca/Anesthesia

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

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons/persons of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.