Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Electrophysical Cardiology

University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Electrophysical Cardiologist

Date Posted: 10/21/2021
Closing Date: 01/31/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 18891
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for the position of Academic Electrophysical Cardiologist.  This Full-Time position will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description as a Clinician Investigator at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. It is expected that the position will be 50% clinical and 50% related to research, teaching, quality improvement initiatives, and/or administrative duties.  Expected start date is July 1, 2022 or another mutually agreeable date thereafter. 

Successful candidate will have expertise in complex EP ablation, clinical EP, and device implantation. Research excellence will be assessed by the presence of research grants, publications in leading journals, invited presentations at significant conferences, awards, accolades and other related accomplishments.  Collaborations between the Schulich Heart Program Electrophysiology group and the Medical Biophysics, and Physical Sciences Platform research groups has allowed for innovations in image guided procedures and technologies.  Expertise in preclinical research with animal models will be an asset.  Teaching experience will be measured by the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, awards, leadership as a clinical educator and other relevant experience.

The successful applicant will join the Division of Cardiology which is one of the largest divisions within the Department of Medicine with 21 full-time and 11 part-time community cardiologists. As a major provider of tertiary and quaternary cardiac services and leader in less invasive structural heart interventions, the Division of Cardiology serves as a regional cardiac referral centre for many complex cardiac procedures. Responsibilities will include excellence in clinical care of both in-patients and out-patients, liaison with primary care, supervision of trainees in clinical care setting, formal teaching and scholarly achievements.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree; have or be eligible for certification in Cardiology/Internal Medicine from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $300,000-$400,000 (fee-for-service estimate) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. The candidate will be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2022. A cover letter, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) referees should be sent to: 

Dr. Harindra Wijeysundera, Division Head, Cardiology Division

c/o Halleh Rezvany

Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Room D408, 2075 Bayview Avenue,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5

or by e-mail to:

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is a world leader in trauma care, emergency and critical care, brain sciences, heart and stroke disorders, high-risk maternal and fetal care and musculoskeletal care. Both SHSC and the University of Toronto are among the top 100 employers in Canada.

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