Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Academic Geriatrician

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Lecturer or Assistant Professor - Academic Geriatrician

Date Posted: 06/03/2021
Closing Date: 07/15/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 4741
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sinai Health System
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine and the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at Sinai Health System and the University Health Network in collaboration with the Department of Medicine and the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto are seeking to recruit up to a maximum of 2 qualified full-time academic geriatricians with an academic position description of a Clinicians in Quality & Innovation or Clinician Teacher. Successful candidates would be hired through either the fully-affiliated Toronto Academic Health Sciences Network members Sinai Health System or the University Health Network. Successful candidates must be eligible for a Full-Time Clinical Academic Appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The effective start date of the appointments is September 1, 2021, or a mutually agreeable date.

These individuals will provide exemplary patient-centred care and will be expected to participate in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs of the University of Toronto as appropriate.

For applicants being considered for appointment as a Clinician Teacher, 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 Clinician in Quality and Innovation, excellence will be assessed by advanced training in quality improvement or equivalent, successful quality improvement initiatives, evidence of practice and/or equipment innovations, and invitations to significant conferences, and accolades.

Successful candidates will be committed to a career in geriatric medicine and have or be eligible for specialist geriatric medicine certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Their academic interests will be demonstrated by specialization in education, quality improvement, or research, and accomplishments in quality, research or educational scholarship.

Successful candidates must hold an MD degree and have, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in Geriatric Medicine as well as have or be eligible for specialist geriatric medicine certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000-$300,000 per annum, including fees for service, and will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until July 15, 2021, or until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should forward a curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Samir Sinha
Director, Division of Geriatrics,
Sinai Health System and University Health Network
[email protected]

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: https://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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Job No:
Posted: 6/5/2021
Application Due: 9/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time