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Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Medical Oncologist

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Medical Oncologist

Date Posted: 01/03/2022
Closing Date: 02/07/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 22030
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC), in conjunction with the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time Academic Medical Oncologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment; consideration will be given to those seeking to further their careers as a Clinician Investigator or Clinician Teacher at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Expected start date is July 1st, 2022 or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking a physician who will foster academic excellence. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical and academic activities of the Odette Cancer Centre (OCC). Clinical activities include inpatient and outpatient care at SHSC and OCC. Previous experience and expertise in gastrointestinal cancer is required, with a second tumour site negotiable. As well, within the allocated clinical time, candidates will participate on the medical oncology call roster.

The successful candidate must hold a MD degree, have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO) as well as Fellowship certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.

Based at the Sunnybrook campus, this position is funded under an Alternative Payment Plan (APP) through the Ontario Oncology Association (Provincial Oncology AFP) agreement with the Ministries of Health and Long-Term Care. Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $350,000-$400,000 annually commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will also be eligible to participate in the Ontario Oncology Association’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until February 7, 2022. 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. Helen MacKay

Head, Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology

C/O Yvonne Rohlehr

Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre

Room T2023A, 2075 Bayview Avenue

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

Tel: 416-480-5145. Fax: 416-480-6002

E-mail: [email protected]

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, high-risk maternal and fetal care and musculoskeletal care.

The OCC is part of SHSC, and is one of the largest comprehensive cancer centres in the country, with activities that span the spectrum of cancer control. The OCC is a leader in patient care, clinical trials, patient and professional education. It also has strong collaborative links with basic scientists at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. For more information about the Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook, please visit our website at

The Department of Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development. For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

Both SHSC and the University of Toronto are among the top 100 employers in Canada.

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.

U of T is committed to providing a learning experience that benefits from both a scale almost unparalleled in North America and from the close-knit learning communities made possible through its college system and academic divisions. Located in and around Toronto, one of the world's most diverse regions, U of T's vibrant academic life is defined by a unique degree of cultural diversity in its learning community.The University is sustained environmentally by three green campuses, where renowned heritage buildings stand beside award-winning innovations in architectural design.


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