Respiratory Medicine - Assistant Professor

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Respiratory Medicine - Assistant Professor

Date Posted: 04/28/2021
Closing Date: 05/31/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 3954
Job Category: Academic
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation:
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Effective June 2021, the Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to infants, children and adolescents, affiliated with the University of Toronto, has a new full-time permanent faculty position.

The Division of Respiratory Medicine has a long tradition of excellence in clinical care, education and innovative research. The Division provides tertiary and quaternary care at regional and provincial levels respectively with specialized services for all major as well as rare respiratory diseases. The Division’s Sleep Medicine program is internationally recognized and offers the largest pediatric sleep laboratory in the country. The Division includes a Fellowship Training Program which is fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as well as various subspecialty training programs including sleep medicine and long-term ventilation. Independent and collaborative clinical and basic science research is performed in many areas of paediatric respiratory diseases.

The successful candidate must have general Paediatric Respiratory Medicine proficiency and Paediatric Sleep Medicine expertise. In addition to excellent clinical expertise, the successful candidate is expected to participate in education, research and/or quality improvement activities of the Division.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($210,000-$250,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package and may be eligible for mortgage assistance. All candidates must proficient in English.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to the attention of Dr. Felix Ratjen, Division Head, Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics, C/O Linda Jankovski Business Operations Manager, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X8. Email: <[email protected]>,

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

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Job No:
Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time