Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Program Director, Hematology

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Program Director, Hematology

Date Posted: 03/14/2023
Closing Date: 04/01/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 29317
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation:
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Program Director, Hematology. Applicants must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Successful completion of the Continuing Faculty Appointment Review (CFAR) is required. Preference will be given to applicants at the rank of Assistant Professor or above. The term of the Program Director (PD), Hematology appointment is five years with the possibility of one renewal following a successful review. Effective start date is May 1, 2023, or an alternative date as mutually agreed on with a transition/mentorship period prior to the start date.

The Division of Hematology at the University of Toronto is a dynamic and vibrant division, being central to the clinical care of complex patients at all of the major teaching hospitals affiliated with the University of Toronto. The research, education, and clinical care in the Division is world-class, and the numerous hospital sites offer an unparalleled breadth and depth of training and research experiences in the field of Hematology.

The Program Director, Hematology is a leadership position, highly valued and pivotal to the overall success of the Department. The Program Director, Hematology is responsible for the overall conduct, organization and accountability of the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada’s Hematology residency training program. The PD reports directly to the Vice-Chair, Education or his/her designate and the Departmental Division Director. The PD is also accountable to the Associate Dean, Postgraduate Medical Education.

The ideal candidate is a respected clinical teacher and innovative leader with well-developed interpersonal and communication skills with an interest in education. A solid track record of scholarship and innovation would be a strong asset. S/he will ensure that residents are able to achieve the competencies of Hematology and that they are thoroughly prepared for their Royal College examinations and future careers as Hematology Subspecialists.

Applicants must hold an MD degree, be a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Hematology Specialist or be eligible for certification in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure in Ontario.

The preferred hospital site for the Program Director’s clinical activities will be negotiated with the successful candidate and be one of the following fully-affiliated University sites: Sinai Health Systems, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC), St. Michael’s Hospital or University Health Network. The Program Director for Hematology will receive an annual stipend from the Department of Medicine in the amount of $37,500 plus HST. The PD will have support from an administrative assistant and use team workspace within the Department of Medicine.

Applications will be accepted until April 1, 2023.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest, up-to-date curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Arno Kumagai, Vice Chair Education c/o [email protected]. Note – the letter of intent should not only outline your strengths and leadership skills as they relate to this position but describe your vision for the program. If you wish to discuss this opportunity further, please contact the Department Division Director Dr. Martina Trinkaus at [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.

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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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