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Assistant / Associate Professor - Respirology, Clinician Teacher/Clinician in Quality and Innov...

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant / Associate Professor - Respirology, Clinician Teacher/Clinician in Quality and Innovation

Date Posted: 06/27/2022
Closing Date: 08/01/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 25509
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)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Sinai Health System (SHS) and University Health Network (UHN) is seeking an Academic Respirologist and Pulmonary Function Laboratory Director. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, and would have an academic position description of Clinician–Teacher or Clinician in Quality and Innovation with an interest and demonstrated excellence in teaching and patient care activities. Effective start date is November 1, 2022 or thereafter.

Graduate or advanced training in teaching or quality improvement/innovation appropriate to the applicant’s proposed academic focus is preferred. Advanced training or clinical expertise in asthma/airways disease, sarcoidosis or pulmonary function testing is preferred for this position. The successful candidate must hold a MD degree, be certified (or eligible for certification) in Respirology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and hold, or be eligible for licensure in Ontario.

Sinai Health is a leading academic health science centre and a trailblazer for integrated care across the health continuum. Our fusion of science, innovation, care and learning has earned us international, national and provincial leadership for unique programs and compassionate care. For more information, please visit

The successful candidate will be expected to build a clinical practice in ambulatory general Respirology at Mount Sinai Hospital, as well as attend on the Respirology inpatient and consult service at University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospitals. The individual will also assume the role of Medical Director of the Pulmonary Function lab at Mt Sinai Hospital, including clinical administration and quality assurance. The successful candidate will practice in a new, state-of-the art ambulatory care centre at Mt Sinai Hospital with new pulmonary function lab equipment and endoscopy unit. The 6-bed inpatient unit at TGH serves our division’s complex patients with chronic respiratory diseases including interstitial lung disease, pulmonary hypertension and lung transplant candidates, and the inpatient consult service supports our many specialty areas across 3 hospital sites including general internal medicine, surgery, transplantation, cardiovascular diseases and oncology.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $230,000 - $270,000 (fee-for-service estimate) and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, and experience.

Applications will be accepted until August 1, 2022, or until the position is filled. 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. Lianne Singer
Division Head, Respirology
University Health Network and Sinai Health System

585 University Avenue 9 MaRS 9098
Toronto, ON M5G 2N2
Fax: 416.340.4996
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 "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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