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The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
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May 22, 2022

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The Hospital for Sick Children

University of Toronto

Effective January 2023, a full-time permanent faculty position for a Clinician Investigator in the Division of Paediatric Medicine, Department of Paediatrics is available at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), Toronto, ON. SickKids is an academic health sciences centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliated with the University of Toronto.   

The successful candidate for this full-time permanent position should be fully trained in Paediatric Medicine with specialty certification in Paediatrics.  Clinical responsibilities include attending physician on general pediatric hospital medicine inpatient services, attending physician for weekly general pediatric clinic. The successful candidate will also be required to actively participate in Divisional QI/patient safety activities, clinical teaching, and supervision/mentorship of trainees.  In addition, attendance at grand rounds, monthly Division business meetings and monthly ward chiefs’ meetings is required.  The candidate must have research training and experience, and be prepared to establish an independent research program, with the support, mentorship, and supervision of the SickKids Research Institute.

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($210,000-$250,000) per annum and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. In addition, the successful candidate will be eligible for an associate scientist or associate scientist track appointment in the Research Institute.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications.  Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Interested individuals should submit their letter of intent, curriculum vitae, five year research plan, and the names of three references to Dr. Michelle Shouldice, Head, Division of Paediatric Medicine,  University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8, Email:  Visit our website at or for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics and see


The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at or 416.613.6122. 


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted. 

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