Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Academic General Internist, Clinician Teacher or Clinician in QI

Job Description


Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Academic General Internist, Clinician Teacher or Clinician in QI

Date Posted: 10/17/2020

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

Req ID: 1526

Job Category: Faculty - Clinical

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine

Department: Dept of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation: Sinai Health System

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health System (SHS) are seeking to recruit 2 to 3 academic general internists to be based at UHN - Toronto Western Hospital and Sinai Health System. The successful candidate(s) should have an interest in inpatient and outpatient general internal medicine. Candidates must currently hold or be eligible for a University of Toronto full-time clinical academic appointment and should fulfill the academic position description of a Clinician Teacher or Clinician in Quality and Innovation.  Effective start date is June 1, 2021, or sooner as mutually agreed upon.

These positions will have a 75% clinical component with the remainder of time devoted to teaching, quality improvement, and scholarship. The mix of responsibilities will depend on the successful candidate’s background and the needs of the specific site (TWH, SHS).  Competitive candidates will possess outstanding communication, teaching, organizational and interpersonal skills that enable them to work collaboratively with other physicians, learners, hospital staff and administrators. Additional training in obstetric medicine, patient safety, quality or teaching is desired. Additionally, candidates must have advanced methodological training (master’s degree, doctoral degree or equivalent). Candidates must also have a record of excellence in their area of interest.  For applicants being considered for appointment as a Clinician Teacher, excellence will be assessed by the presence of scholarly contributions to teaching and education as evidenced by pedagogical innovation, curriculum development, experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and teaching awards. For Clinician in Quality and Innovation, excellence will be assessed by advanced training in quality improvement or equivalent, successful quality improvement initiatives, evidence of practice and/or equipment innovations, and invitations to significant conferences, and accolades.

Successful candidates must hold MD qualifications, be certified (or be eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Internal Medicine and be licensed (or be eligible for licensure) by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. Compensation will be negotiated and within the usual income range for an academic general internist in the Province of Ontario (estimated range is $200,000-$250,000 per year). 

Applications will be accepted until December 11, 2020 or until the positions are filled. Interested individuals should send a copy of their letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for 3 references to:

Peter Cram, MD, MBA,

Division Director – General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

c/o Ms. Joe Graves

University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital

Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St. 14EN Room 216, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4

Tel 416 340-4800 x 3932

E-mail: Joe.Graves@uhn.ca

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

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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


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