Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Anesthesiologist 1

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Anesthesiologist 1

Date Posted: 03/30/2021
Closing Date: 04/30/2021, 11:59PM EDT Open Until Filled
Req ID: 3542
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Department of Anaesthesia
Hospital Affiliation: Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital are seeking an academic anesthesiologist to fulfill a strategic role within the Department of Anesthesia at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2021, or one which is mutually agreed upon.

The successful candidate will provide anesthetic care throughout the hospital programs, including supervision and teaching of students, residents and fellows. On-call services will be provided in rotation. Participation in formal in-house and University teaching programs, as well as hospital administrative duties, will be expected. Academic opportunities for research and teaching are available. Academic time is assigned according to an objective assessment of requirements. The incumbent will have major clinical responsibilities and in addition to their own academic activities, will facilitate the research, teaching and education by others. Teaching may be done concurrently with clinical care and/or in organized educational programs. Strategic needs currently include, among others, cardiovascular anesthesia, and clinical epidemiology research.

St. Michael's Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, which includes Providence, St. Joseph's and St. Michael's. St. Michael's is one of Canada's leading Academic Health Sciences Centres and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Located in downtown Toronto, it provides secondary, tertiary and quaternary care services for Toronto, southern Ontario and beyond. The Hospital is organized in a programmatic fashion with an emphasis on Heart & Vascular Disease, Trauma and Neurosurgery, Neuromusculoskeletal Disorders, Oncology, and Specialized Services, Inner City Health and Diabetes Comprehensive Care. The Hospital services more than 77,000 patients yearly in our emergency department, 520,000 ambulatory visits and over 25,000 inpatients, with more than 450 inpatient beds and 25 operating rooms. The Department of Anesthesia at St. Michael's is known for its clinical excellence and dedication to quality improvement, research, and education. A new patient care tower opened in 2020 that includes modernized operating rooms and critical care areas.

The successful candidate must have a medical degree, postgraduate fellowship training, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada certification in anesthesia, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate must have proven clinical skills at a high level, evidence of demonstrated excellence in research and/or education and/or quality improvement and a commitment to teaching students, residents, and fellows. Scholarly excellence will be assessed using the University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine promotions guidelines.

Compensation for clinical activities and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and within the usual range for an academic anesthetist in the Province of Ontario ($300,000 – 500,000 per annum).

Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2021 or until the position is filled.

Applicants should submit their interest, a copy of their curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Andrew Baker

Chief, Department of Anesthesia

St. Michael's Hospital, Toronto

[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.

For more information about the Department of Anesthesia at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at

St. Michael's Hospital and 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.

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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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Job No:
Posted: 4/1/2021
Application Due: 7/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time