Associate / Full Professor - Director, Division of Cardiology
Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Director, Division of Cardiology - 1700685
The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Director, Division of Cardiology. Applicants must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The term of appointment is five years, renewable once following a successful review. Effective start date is January 1, 2018.
An inspirational and aspirational leader with a record of excellence is sought to drive change and advance the academic enterprise of the Division of Cardiology over the next five years. The ideal candidate will be an internationally respected scholar and visionary leader with sophisticated interpersonal skills. S/he will meaningfully engage the academic leadership of the University and the affiliated teaching hospitals to build strong cross-department and cross-discipline collaboration, bridge diverse groups, strengthen capacity in research across disciplines, and provide strong mentorship to trainees and faculty at all stages of career. The individual will establish an overarching vision and strategic direction for the Division. The Director reports directly to the Chair of Medicine.
This position is supported by the Dexter Hung-Cho Man Chair in Cardiology. The role of the Chair is to contribute significantly to the body of scholarship in cardiology and vascular disease research. The Director will accomplish this by promoting and supporting high quality research and fostering the research careers of young faculty members and trainees.
The Division of Cardiology at the University of Toronto is the largest Cardiology division in Canada. It is comprised of over 100 faculty in five teaching hospitals and four hospital units. The Division is fortunate to have outstanding faculty covering all areas of cardiovascular medicine, including basic, translational, clinical trial, and epidemiologic and health services research, as well as faculty experts in quality improvement, educational research, and administration.
The Department of Medicine is one of the largest in North America, with 800 full-time faculty members, 1,000 postgraduate trainees, and 19 sub-specialty divisions located across 6 fully-affiliated hospitals, 4 community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites. The Department of Medicine is a research powerhouse with $162+ million annual research funding. Visit our website to learn more at: www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca.
Applicants must hold an MD degree, be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Cardiology and licensure in Ontario. The preferred hospital site for the Director's clinical activities will be negotiated with the successful candidate and be one of the following University's fully-affiliated sites: Sinai Health System, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, St. Michael's Hospital, University Health Network or Women's College Hospital. Estimated remuneration, including clinical fee-for-service, will be in the range of $350-450,000 and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, experience and clinical work.
Applications will be accepted until July 28, 2017. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest and up-to-date curriculum vitae to Dr. Gillian Hawker, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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: To Be Determined
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 21, 2017
Job Closing: Jul 28, 2017 11:59pm EST