Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Cardiologist

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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Cardiologist

Date Posted: 02/18/2021
Closing Date: 03/31/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 2852
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)


The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic cardiologist with advanced training in cardiac electrophysiology (EP). This position will support the large demands for cardiac EP procedures, in addition to participating fully in the educational programs in Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher or Clinician Educator. 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 expected start date of the position is July 1, 2021, or sooner if possible.

The St. Michael’s cardiac electrophysiology group is nationally/internationally recognized for their work in atrial fibrillation management (including complex ablation) and research, cardiac resuscitation, device implantation and education in clinical cardiac electrophysiology. We currently perform ~300 ablations and ~500 device implants annually. In addition to being a skilled cardiac electrophysiologist, the successful candidate will help lead educational programs in Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and have, or be eligible for, certification in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate must have proven clinical excellence in cardiac electrophysiology, including complex (Afib) ablation, device (pacemaker, defibrillator) implantation and management, acute inpatient care and ambulatory care. Demonstrated excellence and achievement in teaching and education are strongly desired. Teaching experience will be measured by the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical educator and other relevant experience.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division currently consists of 26 full time cardiologists and provides comprehensive cardiac care including interventional cardiology, interventional electrophysiology, and non-invasive programs including cardiac imaging, and patient care (ambulatory care, coronary intensive care and clinical teaching units). Members of the Division are internationally recognized in both clinical and basic research, and participate fully in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs at the University of Toronto.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until March 31, 2021. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta

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 U of T 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.

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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, LGBTQ2S+ 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: 2/20/2021
Application Due: 4/21/2021
Work Type: Full Time