Division of Cardiology

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Closing date
Oct 21, 2022

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Division of Cardiology

The Hospital for Sick Children

Staff Paediatric Cardiologist with specialist interest in Electrophysiology - The Labatt Family Heart Centre

Effective immediately The Division of Cardiology is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position for a staff paediatric cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in Electrophysiology in the Labatt Family Heart Centre - Cardiology Division at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children: affiliated with the University of Toronto.

The Labatt Family Heart Centre brings together significant interdisciplinary and inter-professional activities within Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular (CV) Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Research and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs, thus allowing the Heart Centre to address the needs of patients and families from fetal life through to adulthood.  The Heart Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children promotes these activities through seamless integration of research activities, academic performance and exemplary clinical care.

The primary role of the Electrophysiologist will be to focus on providing excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the field of paediatric electrophysiology.  The successful applicant will be expected to treat children with arrhythmias, perform invasive electrophysiology procedures, teach our fellows, and undertake innovative and impactful research.  We anticipate some requirement for additional service provision in general in-patient and out-patient cardiology.

Applicants must have completed subspecialty training in paediatric electrophysiology and will report to the Division Head, Cardiology, Labatt Family Heart Centre.  Exceptional qualified candidates may be eligible for a leadership role in the Electrophysiology Section. 

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto.  Rank and salary ($255,000-333,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits 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 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 a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement outlining current and future clinical and research interests.   Applicants should also request (at least) three referees to submit letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to the department via email to: mike.seed@sickkids.ca

To apply online, please visit our website at www.sickkids.ca

For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see http://www.sickkids.ca/paediatrics/. This position will remain open until filled

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 meagan.cameira@sickkids.ca 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.


Scientist, Rare Disease Clinical Trials

Scientist or Clinician-Scientist

The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) Research Institute seeks an outstanding scientist or clinician scientist in the field of clinical trials in (paediatric) rare diseases. This permanent position is at the Scientist level with an academic cross-appointment at the appropriate level in an academic department at the University of Toronto. SickKids is a world-renowned Children’s Hospital with seven fully integrated research programs. The appointee will be located in our new 21-storey state-of-the-art SickKids Research & Learning Tower in the Discovery District of downtown Toronto, offering a unique environment for medical science discoveries in close proximity to seven other academic hospitals/research centres and Canada’s largest university.

This is an exciting position ready to be filled by a researcher in their early or mid-career, who will build on the health innovation momentum in SickKids by developing and maintaining an a transformative, innovative, and independently funded research program of international calibre in rare disease clinical trials. Applicants are expected to have clinical trial experience, including designing and implementing innovative trials, e.g. Value of Information designs, Bayesian decision analysis, adaptive design, registry-based, etc.

Candidates must have a PhD, MD*, or MD*/PhD, significant postdoctoral experience and a record of scientific and leadership accomplishments in rare disease clinical trials. The successful candidate will initiate and maintain an original, competitive, and independently funded research program of international caliber. Potential for collegial interaction will be an important element in attaining the position. The successful candidate will benefit from the extensive research and core facilities of SickKids, the University of Toronto and its affiliated institutions for clinical epidemiology, bioinformatics, and rare diseases. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience within the range of 120K – 200K CAD. A competitive benefits package is being offered along with support for relocation expenses.

Interested individuals should submit their application in PDF format, to: Chair, Clinical Trialist Search Committee at trials.facultyrecruitment@sickkids.ca. Applications should include: curriculum vitae, description of past research (maximum 1 page), proposed research program (Maximum 3 pages) and copies of three representative publications. Applicants should arrange to have three signed letters of reference sent directly by the referee to trials.facultyrecruitment@sickkids.ca, indicating the applicant’s name in the subject line.

Applicants may direct any informal enquires to:

Clinical Trialist Search Committee

SickKids Research Institute - The Peter Gilgan Centre for Research & Learning

686 Bay Street

Room 11.9705, 11th floor

Toronto, Ontario


M5G 0A4


* Wherein a practicing MD, the successful candidate will have obtained an appropriate Certificate of Registration from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (license to practice), and appropriate VISA, if applicable.

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