Assistant / Associate Professor - Neuromuscular Neurologist

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Apr 29, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Neuromuscular Neurologist - 1700746


The Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine at The University Health Network/Sinai Health System (UHN/SHS) and the University of Toronto is seeking a clinician investigator with a focus in neuromuscular diseases. 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 effective start date is September 1, 2017 or shortly thereafter.

The successful applicant must hold a MD and have or be eligible for certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Neurology and have, or be eligible for licensure in Ontario. In addition, the successful candidate must have fellowship training in neuromuscular disorders, including both clinical and electrodiagnostic techniques for the evaluation of peripheral neuromuscular disorders. He or she will have established expertise in both clinical care and teaching in neurology and neuromuscular diseases. He or she will have specific training in clinical research and have demonstrated excellence in scholarship and carrying out clinical trials in neuromuscular disorders.

The successful candidate will participate in all aspects of the UHN/SHS Neuroscience Program. The candidate will join a group of Neurologists who provide care across the spectrum of Neurological disorders and who are committed to the academic enterprise. He or she will join a multidisciplinary academic neuromuscular clinic and must be a collaborative "team player". He or she will be able to create and sustain an independent research program in the area of neuromuscular disorders and will be expected to collaborate and interact with scientists at the University of Toronto and UHN/SHS who are pursuing molecular genetic, molecular biological, cell biological, neurophysiologic and neuroimaging research in this area. He or she will also be expected to participate in other clinical and research aspects at the UHN/SHS and the University of Toronto.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $200,000 - $250,000, commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017. Please send curriculum vitae, names of three referees and a letter of application to:

Vera Bril, BSc, MD, FRCPC
Professor of Neurology, University of Toronto
Head, Division of Neurology, UHN/MSH
University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital
Head, Neuromuscular Program, University of Toronto
5 Eaton Centre
200 Elizabeth St.
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4
vera.bril@utoronto.ca
Tel: (416) 340-3315
Fax: (416) 340-4189

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at 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
Department: Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Mount Sinai Hospital
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 28, 2017
Job Closing: June 30, 2017, 11:59pm EST.

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