Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Respirologist, Clinician in Quality & Innovation

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Respirologist, Clinician in Quality & Innovation - 1802547

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto and the University Health Network (UHN) Division of Respirology, in conjunction with the Toronto Lung Transplant Program and the Multi Organ Transplant Program, is seeking to recruit a full-time academic respirologist. The successful applicant should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician in Quality & Innovation and should have appropriate experience and track record in quality improvement initiatives such that they will be able to develop strategies to improve the provision of care at UHN. Effective start date of appointment is August 1, 2018, or as mutually agreed upon.

Candidates must hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Respiratory Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). A graduate degree relevant to quality improvement or equivalent, and a proven record of excellence in clinical research and or program development are strong pre-requisites. The focus should align with the scientific priorities of the Toronto Lung Transplant Program.

The primary role of this position is to improve outcomes in patients through knowledge translation and the development of innovative clinical initiatives. Strong leadership skills are required to work with stakeholders at UHN and the community. Clinical responsibilities include supervising the care of pre-transplant and post-transplant patients and clinics in lung transplantation. Teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate level is also expected. Preference will be given to individuals with an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out quality improvement initiatives, as demonstrated by prior program development, publications, presentations at conferences, awards and accolades.

Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Compensation will also depend upon the amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an experienced respirologist in the Province of Ontario at approximately $225,000 to $250,000 per year. Applications will be accepted until July 16, 2018 or until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to: Dr. John Granton, Head, Division of Respirology, University Health Network, Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Ave., PMB 11-124, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2N2 (via email: [email protected])

For more information about the Department of Medicine please visit Academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

For more information about the University Health Network please visit For more information on the Toronto General Research Institute, please visit The Toronto Lung transplant program is a busy interprofessional program committed to the care of patients with advanced lung disease. Over 140 patients are transplanted each year. The program is a referral center for Ontario and other provinces.

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.

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jun 11, 2018
Job Closing: July 16, 2018 Open Until Filled.





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Posted: 6/12/2018
Application Due: 7/17/2018
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