Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Palliative Care Physician
Requisition Title: Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Palliative Care Physician - 1801063
The Division of Palliative Care, University Health Network (UHN) and the Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto are seeking a full-time clinician with expertise in teaching, research or quality improvement in palliative medicine, to be based at the University Health Network. The successful applicant must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. It is expected that the position will be approximately 75% clinical and 25% teaching, quality improvement/research, and administration. Expected start date is July 1, 2018, or shortly thereafter.
The successful candidate must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have completed training in a recognized palliative medicine postgraduate training program, and have, or be eligible for, licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Candidates should have completed, or be willing to complete, a graduate degree in education or research, or have one or more years of post-residency fellowship. Advanced training and evidence of scholarship is a requirement for the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. He/She should demonstrate academic experience through publications in leading journals and presentations at significant conferences.
The successful applicant will foster excellence in consultative palliative medicine and will have broad clinical and research interests related to palliative care. Responsibilities will include excellence in clinical care and clinical teaching, as well as active participation in research.
The Division of Palliative Care at the University Health Network spans four sites: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The interdisciplinary program includes inpatient consultations, outpatient clinics, an acute palliative care unit and a residential hospice. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavours within an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, psychologists, and social workers, among others. There is protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.
Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000 - $300,000. The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the University Hospital Palliative Care Practice Plan, through which all earnings will be administered. Applications will be accepted until May 5, 2018, or until the position is filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a cover letter, your curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees to:
Dr. Camilla Zimmermann, Head, Division of Palliative Care
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre
710 University Avenue, 16th floor, Toronto, Canada M5G 2M9.
For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca.
For more information about the Division of Palliative Care at University Health Network, please visit our website at http://www.uhn.ca/PatientsFamilies/Patient_Services/Pages/palliative_care.aspx.
The University of Toronto and the University Health Network are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome 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.
Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 21, 2018
Job Closing: May 5, 2018 Open Until Filled.