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Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Academic Physiatrist, Neurorehabilitation

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Academic Physiatrist, Neurorehabilitation

Date Posted: 11/17/2021
Closing Date: 01/31/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 20412
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Toronto Rehab
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 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 Educator or Clinician Teacher. Effective start date is July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking a dynamic and compassionate clinician in the early stage of their career who would like to grow with our programs. This candidate must have a strong commitment to rehabilitation of individuals living with complications from acquired brain injury (ABI), neurological disease and stroke. The candidate will be expected to participate in innovative models of rehabilitation care including roles in acute care and slow stream rehabilitation. The candidate should have a strong interest in residency education and novel models of teaching. The successful candidate will share the provision of inpatient and outpatient consultations at UHN-Toronto Rehab’s University Centre’s ABI Rehabilitation Service and Bickle Centre’s Low Tolerance Long Duration Rehabilitation Service.

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 with master’s degree or equivalent in the areas of innovation, quality improvement or teaching. For applicants fitting the Clinician Teacher and Educator academic position descriptions, 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. .

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 January 31, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your covering letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses 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]

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

Toronto Rehab’s inpatient Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Rehabilitation Service is Canada’s largest ABI service, with an associated robust research program that covers the continuum of care from early assessment of concussion to complex neurocognitive rehabilitation. The Bickle Center provides comprehensive care and longer duration rehabilitation to people with complex neurological and other illnesses and injuries with 48 beds dedicated to Longer duration Rehabilitation

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

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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