Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - GyneOnc - Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC)

Date Posted: 05/04/2022
Closing Date: 09/30/2022, 11:59PM ET Open Until Filled
Req ID: 24090
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Gynaecologic Oncology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are seeking a full-time gynaecologic oncologist. The successful candidate will have an academic position description of clinician investigator, and must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of assistant professor, associate professor, or professor at the University of Toronto. The anticipated start date is July 1st, 2023, or another mutually agreeable date.


The University of Toronto Division of Gynaecologic Oncology provides comprehensive care to patients with gynaecologic malignancies and is committed to teaching, clinical trials, and research. The division includes 21 gynaecologic oncologists spread over four affiliated cancer centres, serving a metropolitan population in excess of 6.5 million people. 


The successful candidate will join an existing team of six gynaecologic oncologists based at Sunnybrook, a fully-affiliated teaching hospital with the University of Toronto associated with the Odette Cancer Centre and Sunnybrook Research Institute.


In joining an accomplished interprofessional team of healthcare professionals, the successful candidate will prioritize working collegially and collaboratively, with emphasis on excellent communication skills. This individual should be passionate about patient care in a multidisciplinary environment. We are seeking a candidate with an excellent track record of publications in peer-reviewed journals, who will continue this sustained academic productivity. This individual will also demonstrate advanced laparoscopic/robotic surgical skills.


Enthusiastic participation in all levels of our teaching and education mandate (undergraduate, residency, fellowship) is expected. The successful candidate will promote and demonstrate excellence in professional practices and conduct.


Candidates must either be licensed, or be eligible for an independent or restricted academic licence, under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO).


Qualified applicants must either be board-certified (or eligible for certification) in the sub-specialty of gynaecologic oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC), or have achieved an equivalent level of regulated sub-specialty training in gynaecologic oncology, in addition to the MD degree. 


This position is funded through the provincial Alternate Payment Plan in Gynaecologic Oncology. 


Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2022, or until the position is filled. 


Suitably qualified candidates are requested to apply with a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:


Dr. A. Covens
Odette Cancer Centre, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology
Professor and Chair, Division of Gynaecologic Oncology, University of Toronto
2075 Bayview Avenue, T2051
Toronto, ON M4N 3M5


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

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