Assistant/Associate/full Professor of Cardiology

University of Toronto

Assistant/Associate/full Professor of Cardiology

Date Posted: 04/25/2024
Closing Date: 06/14/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 37095
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network (UHN) & Sinai Health System (SHS)
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)

 

Description:

The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Division of Cardiology of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health System (SHS) are seeking to recruit a qualified full-time Clinical Academic Cardiologist with expertise in cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology and echocardiography. The successful candidate would fulfil the academic position description of Clinician Investigator (CI) and must be eligible for academic appointment at the minimum rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2025 or as mutually agreed upon.

 

The successful candidate will have fellowship training in the management of cardiotoxicity including patients receiving cancer therapy: The candidate will have had; 1. At least one year of formal clinical training in cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology with direct experience in patient care, and 2. At least one year of formal training in echocardiography with experience with transthoracic and trans-esophageal echocardiography. Additional experience in stress echocardiography will be welcome. The candidate will be expected to work collaboratively to deliver high quality care to complex patients with or at risk for cardiotoxicity at UHN/SHS. Preference will be given to candidates with a PhD or equivalent training which would be used to develop and maintain a research platform in cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology.  Ideally, the research focus should be on the application of cardiac imaging strategies with use of AI for disease detection/prognosis and clinical trials in cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology.

 

The clinical position involves coverage of the general cardiology in-patient service and outpatient management of patients with or at risk for cardiotoxicity. A proven record of academic excellence in clinical research are strong pre-requisites. Academic excellence will be measured by the development and execution of clinical outcomes based/trial research, peer-reviewed publications, competitive peer-reviewed research funding, invitations to conferences and speaking engagements, and accolades. The successful applicant will have demonstrated the capacity for independent academic activity in the field of cardiology, and he/she/they is expected to advance the scholarship of cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology.

 

The successful candidate will report to the Division Director of Cardiology at UHN/SHS. Candidates must hold an MD degree or equivalent and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The primary language of work will be English. Compensation will depend on the amount of clinical work performed (estimated based on fee for service billing) but will be in the usual range for an experienced academic Cardiologist in the Province of Ontario, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Additional sources of income from Alternate Funding Plans (AFPs) and merit awards from the Department of Medicine may be available. Health benefit options and plans are supplied per institutional policy. In addition, the selected candidate may be reimbursed partial start-up costs for office expenses.

 

The primary goal of this recruitment is to participate and enrich the educational and scholarly achievements in cardiotoxicity/cardio-oncology; maintain excellence in patient care, education, and research, with innovative research towards changing the lives of patients. 

 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, a copy of their curriculum vitae and the name and contact information of three referees to:

 

Dr. Heather Ross  

Director, Division of Cardiology, UHN/SHS

c/o Tiffany La

Email: tiffany.la@uhn.ca

 

Applications will be accepted until June 14, 2024 or until the position is filled.

 

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions.

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

Diversity Statement

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.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.