Associate / Full Professor - Medical Microbiology

Apr 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Medical Microbiology - 1700741

The Division of Microbiology in the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full-time academic Medical Microbiologist at the rank of Associate or full Professor. The anticipated start date will be September 1, 2017.

The Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine is internationally recognized as a centre of excellence in service, teaching, and clinically-oriented research in paediatric laboratory medicine.

Reporting to the Division Head, Medical Microbiology, the successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with 8 to 10 years of experience as a medical microbiologist. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated professional skills in diagnostic microbiology (including molecular microbiology), is able to work in team settings, and has excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, with experience in management. Experience in paediatric medical microbiology is an asset. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative research program related to paediatric infectious diseases, to participate in collaborative studies with clinicians and scientists at the Hospital for Sick Children, and to hold a position in the Research Institute of the hospital. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate teaching, and residency training supervision.

Candidates must hold a medical degree and Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Microbiology or equivalent. The applicant should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Minimum salary and benefits is in accordance with the uniform minimal level of compensation for laboratory physicians in Ontario, currently $348,000 per annum.

Applications should be accompanied by an application letter and a curriculum vitae along with the names and addresses of at least 3 referees and sent to Dr. Susan Richardson, Chief, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Room 3227 Burton Wing, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M5G 1X8. Telephone: (416) 813-5992. Email: The Search Committee will begin to consider applications received by June 1, 2017 for shortlisting. Only applicants of interest to the selection committee will be contacted.

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: Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 27, 2017
Job Closing: Jun 1, 2017