Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Nuclear Cardiology, Clinician Investigator

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
Dec 15, 2018
Jan 15, 2019

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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Nuclear Cardiology, Clinician Investigator

Division of Cardiology, St. Michael's Hospital,

Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael's Hospital’s and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic cardiologist with advanced training in nuclear cardiology. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Investigator and a proven academic record of clinical research within this area. The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The expected start date of the position is July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate would be expected to devote approximately 50% of their time to research endeavors, which would involve performance of procedures and participation/reading in the nuclear cardiology laboratory, including cardiac SPECT and PET, working closely with the St. Michael’s Hospital Department of Medical Imaging.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Cardiology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Preferably, the successful candidate will also have or be working towards a graduate degree relevant to clinical research. Experience in cardiac CT is also a desirable attribute for a successful applicant. Preference will be given to individuals with an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out research, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Cardiology at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division currently consists of 27 full time cardiologists and provides comprehensive cardiac care including interventional cardiology, interventional electrophysiology, and non-invasive programs including cardiac imaging, and patient care (ambulatory care, coronary intensive care and clinical teaching units). Members of the Division are internationally recognized in both clinical and basic research, and participate fully in the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching programs at the University of Toronto.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2019. 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. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

St. Michael's Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 2-027 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: strattaj@smh.ca

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a Catholic 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. 

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit http://www.stmichaelshospital.com.

For 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.

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.

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

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