The Hospital for Sick Children and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of TorontoHead, Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics
Join our team and be part of our bold new strategy for Precision Child Health to usher in a new generation of discovery, prevention, and treatment for children worldwide.
The Division of Respiratory Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position as Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine.
You will lead a diverse clinical team excelling in clinical and translational research to help us achieve our future vision outlined in our Vision 2023 Department of Paediatrics 5-year Strategic Plan. Dedicated to supporting the growing diversification and spectrum of specialized clinical services, this provides unique opportunities for creative professional activities and innovative translational research. The Division is a contributing partner of the Cystic Fibrosis Centre; with a vision to drive therapy discovery and the clinical application of new technologies, care, and education for cystic fibrosis that benefit children. The Divisional clinical care programmes encompass asthma, cystic fibrosis, general respirology, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, home ventilation program, lung transplant, primary ciliary dyskinesia, rare lung disease, and sleep medicine.
The successful applicant will hold a leadership role with accomplished credentials in academic Paediatrics and be responsible for the supervision and development of clinical service, education and research activities for the members of the Division aligned to the academic activities of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.
The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($250,000 up to $390,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a health and pension benefits, academic allowance and a relocation package.
All candidates must be able to function proficiency in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.
The successful candidate is expected to:
Be an accomplished academic physician with leadership experience
Be committed to research excellence with an understanding of the research environment
Dedicated to supporting undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate clinical and basic science education
Provide leadership in the recruitment, development and mentoring of diverse faculty; and
Ensure the delivery of quality care in collaboration with all medical subspecialties and hospital clinical programs
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including a statement of research, education and clinical contribution, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Meredith Irwin, Professor and Chair, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X8: e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see www.paeds.utoronto.ca. This position will remain open until filled
The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at email@example.com or 416.613.6122.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.
Internal Number: 2106
About The Hospital for Sick Children
The University of Toronto is home to Canada's largest Department of Paediatrics. The Department’s overall goal is the improvement in child health locally, provincially, nationally and internationally through the creation, evaluation, dissemination, and application of knowledge. Our clinical, education and research programs have been developed to ensure the emergence of leadership in paediatric medicine in Canada and abroad.The Department of Paediatrics is committed to medical and allied health care professional education and mentoring through its undergraduate, postgraduate (residency) and continuing education programs. Our faculty participates in the ongoing assessment, adaptation, and improvement of our Undergraduate Medical School Curriculum, Paediatric Residency and CME programs. These processes and programs provide outstanding opportunity for professional development at all levels.
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