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Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Faculty Lead - Early Career, Department of Medicine

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Faculty Lead - Early Career, Department of Medicine

Date Posted: 08/31/2023
Closing Date: 10/04/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 33686
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 (DoM), Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking two applicants for the role of Faculty Lead – Early Career. This is a two-year term, non-renewable.

An overarching priority of the DoM is to ensure an inclusive culture where its members feel a sense of belonging and where there is recognition and support for their well-being, and where all members feel supported to achieve fulfillment and excellence across all stages of their career. Aligned with this goal, we are seeking the next individuals to serve as our Faculty Leads – Early Career, working closely with the Chair and other departmental leaders to ensure the perspectives of early career faculty are top of mind in departmental decision making.

The Faculty Leads – Early Career will be full-time clinical faculty members within five years of recruitment to the DoM and serve as members of the DoM’s Executive Committee, which meets monthly (first Tuesday from 8-9:30 am). The incumbents will work to sustain and enhance a community of practice for early career faculty. In partnership with key stakeholders and based on the identified needs of DoM members, the Faculty Leads - Early Career will assist in development and implementation of evidence-based strategies to support faculty development, wellness, and career satisfaction. For example, they may be invited to contribute to specific initiatives within the Culture & Inclusion portfolio.

The ideal candidates are individuals with a track record of taking a proactive approach to identifying opportunities and initiatives for engagement. They will be effective communicators, personable and approachable, with an interest in fostering collaboration and building networks. The Faculty Leads - Early Career will each receive a stipend of $15,000 per annum to recognize their efforts. Effective start date is November 1, 2023.

Applications will be accepted until October 4, 2023. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest and up-to-date curriculum vitae to Monica Flak, Strategic Planning and Implementation Officer:, outlining your strengths, experience, and leadership skills as they relate to this position.

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 of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

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.

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