Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Academic Rheumatologist

Job Description



The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital and the University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic rheumatologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher, Clinician Educator or Clinician in Quality and Innovation (CQI). The expected start date of the position is July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

This position will support out-patient demands and inpatient consultations, in addition to participating fully in the educational programs in Rheumatology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The candidate will have a proven academic record of excellence in any of clinical research, quality improvement or education.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Rheumatology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canadaand licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate will also have a graduate degree relevant to their area of specialization. The successful candidate will participate in the educational programs in Rheumatology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher with demonstrated achievement in teaching and education. Teaching accomplishments include the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical teacher and other relevant experience. Advanced training in quality and evidence of scholarship is the minimum requirement for the CQI job description. Academic excellence in research will also be considered. Research accomplishments include peer-reviewed publications, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Rheumatology at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division of Rheumatology, composed of seven full time academic rheumatologists, has an international reputation in clinical research, education and quality improvement. Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2021. Should you be interested in this opportunity, pleaseforwarda one-page statement of interest, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, Admin Coordinator

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 2-027 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8


St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a teaching and research hospital founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto's inner city. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, therapeutic endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in more than 23 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital integrates researchers, educators and clinicians to advance patient care.

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