Job Posting: Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Malignant Hematologist

Apr 21, 2020
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Assistant / Associate Professor - Academic Malignant Hematologist
Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC), in conjunction with the Department of Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, is seeking one full-time Academic Malignant Hematologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment with an academic position description of Clinician Investigator at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. It is expected that the position will be approximately 30% clinical, 50% research, 10% teaching and 10% administration. Expected start date is September 1, 2020, or shortly thereafter.

We are seeking a physician who will foster excellence in translational research. The successful candidate will participate in the clinical and academic activities of the Odette Cancer Centre (OCC). Clinical activities include inpatient and outpatient care at the OCC and SHSC. Within the allocated clinical time the candidate will also participate in the hematology call roster. Preference will be given to individuals with an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out research.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree, have or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario as well as Fellowship certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in both Internal Medicine and Malignant Hematology. A minimum of a 2-year Malignant Hematology Fellowship is also required. Previous experience and expertise in myeloid cancers, and translational and clinical research are also required, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades. Clinical and research experience with molecular genetics in myeloid cancers is also preferred.

Based at the Sunnybrook campus, this position is funded under an Alternative Payment Plan through the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $350,000-$400,000 annually, commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until April 21, 2020.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Helen MacKay
Head, Division of Medical Oncology & Hematology
C/O Yvonne Rohlehr
Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre
Room T2023A, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5
Tel: 416-480-5145. Fax: 416-480-6002

The OCC is part of SHSC, a University of Toronto fully-affiliated site, and is one of the largest comprehensive cancer centres in the country, with activities that span the spectrum of cancer control. The OCC is a leader in patient care, clinical trials, and patient and professional education. It also has strong collaborative links with basic scientists at the Sunnybrook Research Institute. SHSC is an academic health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario. It is the largest single-site hospital in Canada, with four strategic areas of focus: heart and stroke; cancer; trauma, emergency and critical care; and women & babies. The Department of Medicine is committed to excellence in clinical care, education and research. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

For more information about the Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook, please visit our website.

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 here..

The University of Toronto and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome 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.

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

Dr. Helen MacKay C/O Yvonne Rohlehr