Assistant / Associate - Academic Gastroenterologist
Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate - Academic Gastroenterologist - 1700277
The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Gastroenterology of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health System (SHS) is seeking to recruit a permanent, full-time Clinician-Teacher, Clinician Investigator or Clinician in Quality Improvement in Gastroenterology. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date will be on June 1, 2017 or to be mutually agreed upon.
The successful candidate must hold a MD and FRCPC qualifications or equivalent, be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Gastroenterology and have, or be eligible for, licensure in Ontario. In addition, completion of a postgraduate degree such as a MSc or equivalent is required. The position requires an individual who has demonstrated excellence in advanced endoscopic skills which include being proficient in ERCP and associated therapeutic interventions with significant experience in hepatopancreatobiliary malignancy and liver transplantation patient populations. Excellent teaching abilities are also required.
The combined Division of Gastroenterology of the UHN and SHS in Toronto is a group of 26 luminal gastroenterologists and hepatologists. The Division has active clinical and research programs in many areas of gastroenterology and hepatology including IBD, nutrition, pancreatic physiology, neurogastroenterology and motility, viral hepatitis, cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases, fatty liver, portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation.
SHS is a health care organization comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Circle of Care as an affiliate, extending SHS's continuum of care into home and community programs. The SHS vision is to create a premier exemplar of an integrated health system for the future. The UHN includes Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals. UHN is Canada's leading research academic hospital. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of its programs, UHN brings together the talent and resources needed to achieve global impact and provide exemplary patient care, research and education.
Depending on the academic rank, qualifications and experience, remuneration will be at least in the range of $200,000 and $300,000 through the Department of Medicine's Academic Practice Plan. No benefits will be provided directly by the Practice Plan. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2017, or until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae, a covering letter and the names of three referees (the referees will not be contacted until you have first been notified) to:
Ms. Linda Pu (Linda.Pu@uhn.ca), Administrative Assistant, AND
Dr. Louis Liu (Louis.Liu@uhn.ca) Division Head of Gastroenterology, UHN and SHS
Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Suite 8MP-329, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8
For more information about the Department of Medicine please visit our website at http://www.deptmedicine.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.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
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
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Feb 17, 2017
Job Closing: Mar 31, 2017 Open Untill Filled.