Assistant / Associate Professor – Academic Transplant Respirologist

Toronto (Region), Ontario (CA)
Oct 24, 2019
Dec 31, 2019

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The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at University of Toronto and the Division of Respirology and Lung Transplant Center at the University Health Network (UHN) are seeking to recruit a qualified Academic Transplant Respirologist for a Full-time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with the academic position description of Clinician Investigator. The effective start date of the appointment is March 2,  2020 or as mutually agreed upon.

The successful candidate will have the appropriate experience or postgraduate training in lung transplantation, such that they will be able to be successful as an independent clinician and investigator in lung transplantation. The focus of their research programs should align with the Lung Transplant Center and the Division of Respirology at UHN and the University of Toronto. Formal training in clinical epidemiology or translational science are strengths.

The successful applicant must hold an MD and FRCPC qualifications in respiratory medicine (or equivalent specialist designation) and have, or be eligible for, licensure in Ontario by the CPSO. A graduate degree relevant to clinical epidemiology or translational science, and a proven record of excellence in clinical research are strong pre-requisites. Excellence in clinical research will be measured by research grants secured, publications in leading journals, awards and other related accomplishments.

Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Compensation will also depend upon the amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an experienced respirologist in the Province of Ontario at approximately $225,000 to $250,000 per year. Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2020 or until the position is filled.

Interested individuals should send a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:


Dr. John Granton

Head, Division of Respirology, University Health Network

Toronto General Hospital, 585 University Ave., Peter Munk Building 11-124,

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2N2.

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 on this webpage:

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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