Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Medicine

University of Toronto


Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Medicine

Date Posted: 01/25/2024
Closing Date: 02/29/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 35676
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)



Effective July 1, 2024, a full-time permanent faculty position (1.0 FTE) in the Division of Infectious Diseases is available at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliated with the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate should be fully trained in Infectious Diseases, with interest, skills and training in paediatric infectious diseases medicine.


The successful candidate should be able to establish an independent research program and hold an appointment in the SickKids Research Institute at least at the rank of Associate Scientist. Active participation in teaching will be required as well as general ID clinic/RAPID clinic staffing, consult service, and call (night, weekend, back-up call), shared equally among faculty as well as involvement in antimicrobial stewardship, participation in divisional, and departmental rounds. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. 


The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($227,000 - $250,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 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.


All candidates must be able to function proficiently 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.


Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references no later than Feburary 29, 2024, to:


Dr. Upton Allen

Head, Division of Infectious Diseases

The Hospital for Sick Children

555 University Avenue

Toronto, ON M5G 1X8



The Hospital for Sick Children is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes application from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. 


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

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