Assistant / Associate Professor - Clinician Quality and Innovation

Canada, North America
May 05, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Job Description

Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate Professor - Clinician Quality and Innovation - 1300827

Job Field:Clinical
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Medicine
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Oct 4, 2013
Job Closing:Open Until Filled


The Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for the position of an Infectious Diseases physician with special interest and expertise in Quality Improvement, including Antimicrobial Stewardship.  The successful candidate should be eligible for a clinical full-time academic appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. Expected start date is July 1, 2014 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

  Major responsibilities for this position will include providing medical oversight and leadership for implementation of an effective hospital-wide antimicrobial stewardship program, and other Quality Improvement initiatives.  The individual will have an opportunity to participate as a consultant on a busy inpatient and outpatient Infectious Diseases service at a tertiary-care teaching hospital.   The candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to the undergraduate and postgraduate training programs within the Department of Medicine, and will also be expected to conduct research evaluating the impact or outcome of hospital-based Quality Improvement initiatives, Patient Safety, or Antimicrobial Stewardship.    The successful candidate must have subspecialty training and Royal College certification in Infectious Diseases.  The candidate must also have completed advanced training in Quality Improvement, patient safety, or antimicrobial stewardship that would contribute to excellence in these areas; examples of such training would include completion of a Masters Degree or comparable certificate-level courses with a focus on Quality Improvement, Patient Safety, Knowledge Translation or Innovation.  The candidate must hold an MD degree, and be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario.   Applications will be accepted until filled. Letters including curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees should be sent to:        Dr. Andrew E. Simor, Head, Division of Infectious Diseases     Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre     Room B103, 2075 Bayview Avenue,     Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5        or by e-mail to:   For more information about the Department of Medicine, please go to our website at  

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority