Associate / Full Professor - Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine

Location
Toronto,
Posted
Aug 16, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Director, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine - 1701468


The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Director, Division of Gastroenterology. Applicants must hold or 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 is sought to drive change and advance the academic enterprise of the Division of Gastroenterology 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.

The Division of Gastroenterology consists of 39 full-time faculty, 12 residents, at least 10 clinical and research fellows at three sites. We are the largest division of gastroenterology in Canada - one of the largest in North America - and have the largest gastroenterology training program in the country. The depth of expertise and accomplishments of our faculty, and the breadth and rigor of our training and research activities serve to highlight the vigor of our division.

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: http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca

Applicants must hold an MD degree, be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Gastroenterology 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 $250,000-350,000 and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, experience and clinical work.

Applications will be accepted until October 1, 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 dom.chair@utoronto.ca.

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
Department: Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: To Be Determined
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Aug 15, 2017
Job Closing: Oct 01, 2017, 11:59 pm EST

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