Associate / Full Professor- Thor Eaton Professorship in Fibrosis Research

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Associate / Full Professor- Thor Eaton Professorship in Fibrosis Research

Date Posted: 09/03/2020
Closing Date: 10/08/2020, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 813
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Applications for the Thor Eaton Professorship in Fibrosis Research at St. Michael’s Hospital- Unity Health Toronto are being sought. This is a five-year, renewable once, joint University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital Professorship. The tentative start date of this appointment is November 1, 2020, or a subsequent mutually agreeable date.

The successful candidate will have international-level recognition as a clinician-scientist or scientist with a research program focused on specific issues related to the pathophysiology of fibrosis. Applicants must already hold an academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate must not currently hold a professorship or major salary award, upon taking on the Professorship.

Applicants will be evaluated by an Appointments Committee according to University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital Policies. Consideration will be given to the applicant’s record of scholarly activity (including grants, peer-reviewed publications program development, collaborations with organizations nationally and internationally, supervision of graduate students and fellows) and the impact of their contributions to the field.

The Professorship will support the academic activities of the successful applicant, which may include salary support, research operations, and relevant educational activities.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (Web CV or Common CV), a 2-page outline of their academic program (including research productivity, training activities and academic prominence), the name of three refrees and a 1 to 2-page proposal of how the professorship resources would be used in the initial 5-year term.

Submissions to the Selection Committee must be sent electronically by October 8, 2020 to: Dr. Ori Rotstein, Vice-President, Research and Innovation, Unity Health Toronto at [email protected] and copied to Elizabeth Huggins [email protected]

For more information about this specific opportunity and/or if you are unsure of your eligibility, please contact Dr. Ori Rotstein.

Unity Health recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Search committee members will be instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of, career interruptions in their assessments.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at

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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Posted: 9/8/2020
Application Due: 10/9/2020
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