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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Geriatrician

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University of Toronto
Location
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Geriatrician

Date Posted: 10/13/2021
Closing Date: 11/30/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 18262
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)

Description:

The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic geriatrician. 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 candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher, Clinician Educator, or Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI). The expected start date of the position is July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and have, or be eligible for, certification in Geriatric Medicine 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 the various aspects of geriatric medicine. The successful candidate will participate in the educational programs in Geriatric Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher with demonstrated achievement in teaching and education. Teaching accomplishments include 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 teacher and other relevant experience. Academic excellence in research will also be considered. Advanced training in quality and evidence of scholarship is the minimum requirement for a quality improvement job description.

This position will support the large in-patient and out-patient demands at St Michael’s Hospital as well as at Providence Health Care, in addition to participating fully in the educational programs in Geriatric Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Geriatric Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division of Geriatric Medicine, composed of 7 full time academic geriatricians, has an international reputation in clinical research, education and knowledge translation.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until November 30, 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, recruitment coordinator

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 1-028 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: [email protected]

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.

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.

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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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Established in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest university, recognized as a global leader in research and teaching. U of T's distinguished faculty, institutional record of groundbreaking scholarship and wealth of innovative academic opportunities continually attract outstanding students and academics from around the world.

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  • Excellent health and dental benefits;
  • On-site support for training and career development;
  • Flexible work arrangements;
  • Childcare subsidy;
  • Tuition waivers;
  • Scholarships and/or tuition waivers for dependants;
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