Assistant Associate Professor Academic Rheumatologist, Women's College Hospital

Job Description


Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Closing Date: 12/15/2020, 11:59PM EDT

Req ID: 1820

Job Category: Faculty - Clinical

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine

Department: Dept of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation: Women's College Hospital

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Rheumatology at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) are seeking to recruit an academic Rheumatologist with a position description as Clinician Teacher. The successful candidate must either already hold or be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Effective start date is July 1, 2021 or a mutually agreeable date.

The successful candidate will hold an M.D. and FRCPC qualifications (or equivalent specialist designation) with certification in Rheumatology. Applicants must have or be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The candidate must also have completed or be currently enrolled in post-residency advanced training in Medical Education. Advanced training in point of care musculoskeletal (MSK) ultrasound is an asset. The candidate should have a career focused on providing outstanding clinical care for rheumatology patients, excellence in rheumatology teaching at all levels and be proficient in the use of MSK ultrasound for clinical care and in teaching. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher, committed to sustained excellence in teaching and scholarly contributions to teaching and education. In addition, the ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and demonstrated capacity and aptitude for effective interdisciplinary clinical and scholarly team collaboration and interactions.

Women’s College Hospital is the first independent, fully ambulatory hospital in Ontario and is a University of Toronto fully-affiliated teaching hospital. The ideal candidate will have academic aspirations that are aligned with the mission, vision, and values of WCH. Women’s College Hospital is committed to advancing and advocating for the health care options for all by researching, evaluating, teaching, disseminating, and delivering new treatments and models of system-integrated care. Four broad themes are at the core of the hospital and the Department of Medicine’s strategic focus: health system solutions; care and care experience; sustainable, world-class research, innovation, and education; and health for women and equity for all. Women’s College Hospital is the home of the University of Toronto Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE), WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) and Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI).

Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Compensation will also depend upon the amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an experienced academic Rheumatologist in the Province of Ontario at a minimum of approximately $250,000 per year.

Applications will be accepted until December 15, 2020 or until the position is filled.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest for this position, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Paula Harvey, Physician-in-Chief of Medicine, (WCH).

Dr. Paula Harvey

c/o Monica Khalil

Women’s College Hospital

76 Grenville Street, Room 3465

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2


For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

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