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Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)
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Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist

Date Posted: 06/23/2022
Closing Date: 07/31/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 25347
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, at SickKids Hospital is seeking to recruit an Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate must also meet the criteria for appointment to the title of Clinician-Scientist, Clinician-Investigator, Clinician-Educator, Clinician-Teacher, or Clinician-Administrator as described by the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine. This position is expected to start October 1, 2022 or shortly thereafter as mutually agreed upon.

The successful candidate must hold an MD (or equivalent), a strong clinical/educational background, with advanced fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia as well as pediatric cardiac anesthesia. The successful candidate will deliver clinical pediatric cardiac anesthesia services and is expected to complement the Department’s academic, educational and research productivity and will be expected to develop an academic plan with clear deliverables at the 1, 3 and 5 year marks. In addition, the successful applicant must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, and obtain an appropriate visa, if applicable.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, SickKids Hospital is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art pediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto, performing over 22,000 procedures on children annually. This includes the daily operation of two pediatric cardiac operating rooms and two pediatric cardiac catherization facilities, with intermittent involvement in adult congenital cardiac surgery at the adjacent University Hospital and pediatric cardiac patients for non-cardiac surgery. The hospital is committed to ongoing clinical care, research, learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. The Division of Cardiac Anesthesia is comprised of 9 cardiac anesthesiologists, providing perioperative care for neonates and children with acquired and congenital heart disease. The Division is an integral component of The Labatt Family Heart Centre.

Remuneration will be competitive with other academic pediatric anesthesia positions in Canada, with a salary range of $265,000-$416,000 per year, to which will be added an equal distribution of billing overages.

Applications will be accepted until July 31, 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 via email to:

Recruitment Committee
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
SickKids Hospital
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON, Canada
M5G 1X8
Email: [email protected]

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 "ApplyNow" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

Sick Kids Hospital is an Academic Medical Centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, with a mission to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research, and education by partnering locally and globally. The Hospital, located at 555 University Avenue in downtown Toronto, is among the largest children’s hospitals in North America. It is an exciting time at SickKids as we execute our campus redevelopment project, including a new state-of-the-art acute care hospital tower.

Toronto is a vibrant and multicultural city. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, schools and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year-round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Anastasia Vogt, Manager, Business Operations [email protected].

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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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