Assistant/Associate Professor - Division of Hematolology Oncology

Date Posted: 05/19/2022
Closing Date: 07/22/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 24231
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



*The closing date has been extended by a month, to July 22, 2022.


The Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children is recruiting a full-time pediatric hematologist/oncologist for a position in the Neuro-Oncology Section, Division of Hematology Oncology, effective April 1, 2023.


SickKids is the largest quaternary care pediatric hospital in Canada and is a teaching hospital for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto – a leading public institution. The Division of Hematology Oncology at SickKids is one the largest programs of its kind in North America. The clinical and research activities of the division are supported by the Garron Family Cancer Centre and the SickKids Research Institute.


The Neuro-Oncology program, established in 2000, is a leading clinical academic program dedicated to advanced multi-disciplinary care for patients with benign and malignant pediatric brain tumours. Clinical and translational research activities in the section span a broad spectrum ranging from cognitive and visual rehabilitation for brain tumor patients, brain tumour pathogenesis to development and implementation of novel precision medicine, immunologic and cellular therapies through clinical trials.  The section also leads several twinning programs to help advance clinical care of brain tumour patients globally and has a highly competitive endowed clinical fellowship in pediatric Neuro-Oncology.


The successful candidate will join a dynamic interprofessional care team to provide expert inpatient and ambulatory care for pediatric brain tumor patients and will share in out-of-hours clinical coverage for oncology patients.


The successful candidate will be supported in making a substantial contribution to the research and teaching missions of the Division. The neuro-oncology program is a shared practice. As such, the candidate will be heavily involved in the clinical care of neuro-oncology patients and expected to have 50% of the time devoted to clinical service.


Individuals with expertise or background in molecular medicine, experimental therapeutics including cellular therapies and expertise in conduct of clinical trials across all phases are particularly encouraged to apply.


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. The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($230,000-250,000) per annum and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.


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.


Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. James Whitlock, Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada M5G1X8 (


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

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