Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Academic Physiatrist

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Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Academic Physiatrist

Date Posted: 03/15/2021
Closing Date: 04/19/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 3391
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Toronto Rehab
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Department of Post-Acute Care & Rehabilitation at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (Toronto Rehab), University Health Network (UHN) are seeking a full-time academic physiatrist. The successful candidate will be an academic clinician who can demonstrate scholarly achievement and clinical excellence. The successful applicant must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and will be expected to work as outlined in the academic position description of Clinician in Quality and Innovation or Clinician Teacher. Effective start date is June 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking a dynamic and compassionate clinician who would like to grow with our program, with a strong commitment to rehabilitation of individuals admitted to hospital for acute illness with complex medical and musculoskeletal (MSK) complications and specialized advanced training in interventional medicine, including electromyography, fluoroscopy and ultrasound-guided injections/ablations.

The MSK service at the University Center is part of the Toronto Academic Pain Medicine Institute (TAPMI) and offers a comprehensive inter-professional pain program to those with complex pain. Increased demand for interventional pain medicine is occurring so the ideal candidate will support the current need while ensuring continued growth in collaboration with interventional colleagues.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree. The successful candidate must also have, or be eligible for, both Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification and fellowship in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate should also have completed advanced training in one or more of the areas of: innovation, quality improvement, health professional or public/patient education. For applicants fitting the Clinician Teacher academic position description, teaching excellence will be assessed by the presence of scholarly contributions to teaching and education as evidenced by pedagogical innovation, curriculum development, experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and teaching awards. For applicants fitting the Clinician in Quality and Innovation academic position description, academic excellence will be measured by demonstrated Creative Professional Activities and/or first author peer reviewed publication relevant to Quality and Innovation.

Estimated remuneration includes base support from a provincial alternative funding program plus fee-for-clinical-service income, and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until April 19, 2021, or until the position is filled.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Mark Bayley

Physiatrist-in-Chief & Program Medical Director

c/o Sarah Cote

Executive Assistant to Dr. Mark Bayley

Toronto Rehabilitation Institute

550 University Avenue, Suite 3-102-11

Toronto ON

[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.

A recent review of research productivity, i.e., publications, citations and grant funding, placed UHN-Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (Toronto Rehab) as the leading rehabilitation research hospital in the world. Toronto Rehab has an extraordinarily multidisciplinary environment. For more information please visit our website at https://www.uhn.ca/TorontoRehab.

For more 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: 3/16/2021
Application Due: 4/22/2021
Work Type: Full Time