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

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Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine - 1804583

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine. 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 July 1, 2019 or a mutually agreed upon date thereafter.

An inspirational and aspirational leader is sought to drive change and advance the academic enterprise of the Division of Geriatric Medicine 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 Geriatric Medicine consists of 24 full-time and 26 part-time and adjunct faculty members and 14 residents in addition to research fellows across the University of Toronto affiliated hospitals. We are the largest division of Geriatric Medicine and have the largest subspecialty training program in Canada. 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 20 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 $185+ million annual research funding. Visit our website to learn more at:

Applicants must hold an MD degree, and either hold or be eligible for Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in Geriatric Medicine and licensure in Ontario. The successful candidate must be an outstanding academic leader with proven excellence in leadership, as demonstrated by evidence of prior success in operational, quality improvement and/or clinical/research program management experience. 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: Baycrest Centre for Geriatric Care, 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 January 18, 2019. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest, up-to-date curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Gillian Hawker, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine at [email protected].

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: To Be Determined
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Oct 16, 2018
Job Closing: Jan 18, 2018, 11:59pm EST





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Posted: 10/17/2018
Application Due: 12/16/2018
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