Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Academic General Internist, Clinician Scientist

Date Posted: 10/17/2020
Closing Date: 12/11/2020
, 11:59PM EDT
Req ID: 1525
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Sinai Health System
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, Sinai Health System and University Health Network are seeking to recruit an academic General Internist to join the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics. The successful candidate should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor with the position description of Clinician Scientist.  Effective start date is July 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.


Responsibilities will include a combination of clinical care, teaching, and research. In accordance with the Clinician-Scientist position description, excellence will be assessed by an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out research, as demonstrated by publications in leading journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades. The successful candidate should have an advanced degree in economics, epidemiology, or a related discipline. A track record of publications in the area of palliative care is highly desirable to leverage opportunities for collaboration with Sinai Health System’s Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care. Successful candidates will be given substantial protected time and mentorship to grow their research career.


Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. The successful candidate must hold MD qualifications and advanced methodological training (Master’s Degree, Doctoral Degree or equivalent). Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.


Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $200,000 - $250,000 per annum and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, and experience.  Compensation will be negotiated and within the usual income range for an academic general internist in the Province of Ontario.


Applications will be accepted until December 11, 2020, or until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a one page statement of interest, a copy of their curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three references to:


Peter Cram, MD, MBA, Division Director – General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital
Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth St. 14EN Room 216, Toronto, ON M5G 2C4
Tel 416 340-4800 x 3932

c/o  Ms. Joe Graves

E-mail: joe.graves@uhn.ca


For more information about the Department of Medicine, please visit our website at https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca. The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage: https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions#AcademicPositionDescriptions


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

Diversity Statement

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.

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