Academic Neurologist - Stroke Management

Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Academic Neurologist, Stroke Management, Clinician Teacher / Clinician in Quality and Innovation

Division of Neurology, St. Michael's Hospital,
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

 

The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic neurologist with expertise in the management of stroke. The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher or Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI). The expected start date of the position is September 1, 2019, but several months’ flexibility is available.

This position will support patient demands in a busy regional stroke centre and lead in ongoing quality improvement efforts, in addition to supporting the general neurology program at St. Michael’s Hospital.  

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree, should have, or be eligible for, certification in Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and will have, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate will also have advanced training in stroke. In addition, with a clinician teacher job description, the successful candidate will participate fully in the educational programs in neurology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher with demonstrated achievement in teaching and education. Teaching accomplishments include the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical educator and other relevant experience. Advanced training in quality and evidence of scholarship is the minimum requirement for the CQI job description. Academic excellence in research will also be considered. Research accomplishments include peer-reviewed publications, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Neurology at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division currently consists of 13 full time neurologists and has a robust multiple sclerosis research program as well as expertise in stroke and movement disorders.

Compensation will depend upon the amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an experienced Neurologist in the Province of Ontario at approximately $400,000 per year (and based, in part, on fee-for-service billings). The language of work is English.

Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2019 or until the position is successfully filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 2-027 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: strattaj@smh.ca

 

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a teaching and research hospital founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto's inner city. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, therapeutic endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients.  Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in more than 23 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital integrates researchers, educators and clinicians to advance patient care. 

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit http://www.stmichaelshospital.com.

 

For 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.

 

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.

 

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