Assistant Professor - Neurology

Jan 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Neurology - 1200711

The Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for the position of Stroke Medicine Specialist in the Division of Neurology. The position should be eligible for a clinical full-time academic appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant Professor. Expected start date is September 1, 2013 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

Major responsibilities for this position will include running the daily activities of a 14-bed acute stroke unit in a busy Regional stroke centre. Time on inpatient service will be mutually negotiated but is not expected to be less than six (6) months. Other responsibilities will include the development of a stroke medicine curriculum for trainees in medical school and in cognate specialty programs. In addition to inpatient activity there will be opportunity to participate in outpatient stroke prevention clinics where teaching and research are embedded in the care provided.

The successful candidate must have subspecialty training in internal medicine and/or geriatric medicine and have successfully completed a Stroke Neurology Fellowship. Additional training in Stroke Medicine is an asset. The candidate must hold an MD degree, and be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. Salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Letters including curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees should be sent to:

Dr. James Perry, Head, Division of Neurology

Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Room A402, 2075 Bayview Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

or by e-mail to:

For more information about the Department of Medicine, please visit our home page.

The University of Toronto 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

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jun 19, 2012
Job Closing: Open Until Filled