Assistant Professor in Infectious Diseases

University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Assistant Professor - Infectious Diseases

Date Posted: 07/13/2021
Closing Date: 08/31/2021, 11:59PM ET Open until filled
Req ID: 10746
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

Description:

Division of Infectious Diseases

Effective immediately, a full-time permanent faculty position is available  in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Paediatrics, at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliated with the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate for this full-time permanent position should be fully trained in Paediatric Infectious Diseases with subspecialty certification.  The candidate should be able to establish an independent academic career that is aligned with the clinical, research and educational goals of the Division. Active participation in teaching will be required.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the 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 will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto.  Rank and salary ($210,000 – $280,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and aligned with the compensation programme of the Department of Paediatrics.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package. 

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references Dr. Upton Allen, Head, Division of Infectious Diseases, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; email:  upton.allen@sickkids.ca

Visit our web site for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics:  www.paeds.utoronto.ca

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.

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

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