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Assistant / Associate Professor - Gastroenterology, Clinician Scientist

Employer
University of Toronto
Location
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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Assistant / Associate Professor - Gastroenterology, Clinician Scientist

Date Posted: 06/23/2022
Closing Date: 07/28/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 25354
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network (UHN) & Sinai Health System (SHS)
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

The Department of Medicine, Temetry Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health (SH) is seeking to recruit a permanent, full-time Clinician Scientist in Gastroenterology with an advanced training in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and a focus in IBD translational research. Candidates must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date will be on October 1, 2022 or to be mutually agreed upon.

Candidates must hold MD and FRCPC qualifications or equivalent, be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Gastroenterology and have, or be eligible for licensure in Ontario.

The successful candidate must have research skills in translational research that aims to advance the understanding of the pathogenesis of IBD. Candidates with an expertise and a proven record in multi-omics analysis (eg, genomics, microbiome, metagenome, metabolome), and biostatistics/bioinformatics (eg, advanced machine learning) skillset, is preferred. The desirable qualities of the successful candidate would include an appropriate graduate degree (PhD or equivalent) and a strong and focused publication track record related to IBD translational research. In addition, excellent teaching abilities is required.

The Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the UHN and SH is a group of 33 luminal gastroenterologists and hepatologists. The Division has active clinical and academic programs in many areas of gastroenterology and hepatology including IBD, nutrition, pancreatic cancer, neurogastroenterology and motility, viral hepatitis, cholestatic and autoimmune liver diseases, fatty liver, portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation.

SH is a health care organization comprised of Mount Sinai Hospital, Bridgepoint Active Healthcare and Circle of Care as an affiliate, extending SH’s continuum of care into home and community programs. The SH vision is to create a premier exemplar of an integrated health system for the future. The UHN includes Toronto General, Toronto Western, Princess Margaret and Toronto Rehab Hospitals, as well as the Michener Institute. UHN is a Canada’s leading research academic hospital. Building on the strengths and reputation of each of its programs, UHN brings together the talent and resources needed to achieve global impact and provide exemplary patient care, research and education.

Depending on the academic rank, qualifications and experience, remuneration will be at least in the range of $250,000 and $350,000 through the Department of Medicine's Academic Practice Plan. No benefits will be provided directly by the Practice Plan.

Applications will be accepted until July 28, 2022, or until the position is filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest (LOI), up-to-date curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Ms. Jin Ren ([email protected]) Administrative Assistant, AND

Dr. Louis Liu ([email protected]) Division Head of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, UHN and SHS

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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Employees have access to:

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  • 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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