Metabolic Geneticist

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Position:             Metabolic Geneticist

Division:             Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics

Effective immediately a  full-time permanent faculty position as a Metabolic Geneticist/Metabolic Physician in the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliated with the University of Toronto is available.

The Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics has a long tradition of excellence in clinical care, education and innovative research. Independent and collaborative clinical and basic research is performed by Division members. The Division hosts a residency training programs in addition to fellowship programs in Clinical Biochemical Genetics and Laboratory Biochemical Genetics, which are fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists.  The Hospital for Sick Children has a full service biochemical diagnostic laboratory hosted within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

The position is for an academic clinician and includes outpatient responsibilities with a potential for specialization in neurometabolic disorders and an equitable share of inpatient coverage for the consultation team.

The candidate should have experience in metabolic medicine as demonstrated by completion of subspecialty training or experience in the management of metabolic patients. Candidates with research experience will be considered for cross appointment at the Research Institute.

The successful candidate must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Genetics and Genomics or have comparable qualifications.  Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons on Ontario. 

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($210,000-280,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.   

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to: Dr. Roberto Mendoza, Head, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 1X8. 5345 E-mail:


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The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at or 416.613.6122.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.