Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Neurologist, Clinician Scientist

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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Neurologist, Clinician Scientist

Date Posted: 08/04/2020
Closing Date: 09/30/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 371
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic neurologist with clinical expertise in general neurology, stroke management and/or multiple sclerosis. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Scientist. The expected start date of the position is January 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Preference will be given to individuals with an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out research, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades. In particular, the expectation is that the individual will have completed a PhD in clinical/health services research or the equivalent training time in neurological disorders research programs to advance understanding and lead to better health outcomes in our diverse patient populations. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in relevant educational activities including supervision of trainees at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate will report to the Interim Head, Division of Neurology at St. Michael’s Hospital. Work in the MS clinic will be under the direction of the clinic’s Medical Director and work in the stroke program will be under the direction of the program’s Medical Director. The Division currently consists of 18 full time neurologists and has a robust MS research program as well as expertise in stroke and movement disorders.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2020. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, admin coordinator

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 2-027 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: [email protected]

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the UofT affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a teaching and research hospital founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto's inner city. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, therapeutic endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in more than 23 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital integrates researchers, educators and clinicians to advance patient care.

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit http://www.stmichaelshospital.com.

For information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions#AcademicPositionDescriptions.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

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.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].


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