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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Academic Neurologist, Clinician Teacher or Clinician Educator
category Physician
created 12/19/2022
end dateCloses: 01/31/2023
Job Info
Status: Sourcing
Education: University
Degree Title:
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
No of Jobs: 0
Posted: 12/19/2022
Apply Before: 01/31/2023

Division of Neurology, St. Michael’s Hospital, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic neurologist with clinical expertise in multiple sclerosis. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher (CT) or Clinician Educator (CE). The expected start date of the position is July 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Neurology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). The successful candidate will also have fellowship training in multiple sclerosis (MS). The successful candidate will also have or be working towards a graduate degree or other advanced training relevant to their area of specialization. For details on the University of Toronto academic clinical faculty requirements for advanced training and demonstrated scholarship for the job descriptions of CT and CE, please see Table 2 at https://deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/clinical-faculty-academic-appointments#Clinicalfacultyapptcategories .

The Division currently consists of 20 full time neurologists with a long history and strong continuing focus on excellence in teaching. This position will support the large patient demands in the MS program and the educational program at St. Michael’s Hospital. The successful candidate will participate fully in the relevant MS educational activities, including supervision of fellowship trainees at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto. The successful candidate will also participate in coordinating and supporting the Neurology residency program at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto.  There will be opportunity to collaborate in clinical research programs and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Neurology at St. Michael’s Hospital. Clinic work in the Barlo MS clinic will be under the direction of the clinic’s Medical Director.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, clinical work and experience.

Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2023. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of two internal and two external referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, DOM Recruitment Coordinator

St. Michael’s Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 1-420 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8

Email: Julia.Stratta@unityhealth.to

St. Michael’s Hospital is part of Unity Health Toronto, the network of Providence, St. Joseph’s and St. Michael’s Healthcare. St. Michael’s is a teaching and research hospital founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1892 to care for the sick and poor of Toronto’s inner city. Affectionately known as the Urban Angel, St. Michael’s is renowned for providing exceptional patient care. As downtown Toronto’s adult trauma centre, the hospital is a hub for neurosurgery, complex cardiac and cardiovascular care, therapeutic endoscopy, minimally invasive surgery and care of the homeless and disadvantaged. St. Michael’s is also one of the province’s major sites of care for critically ill patients. Fully affiliated with the University of Toronto, St. Michael’s provides outstanding medical education to health-care professionals in more than 23 academic disciplines. Home to the Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, made up of the Keenan Research Centre and the Li Ka Shing International Healthcare Education Centre, the hospital integrates researchers, educators and clinicians to advance patient care.

For more information about St. Michael’s hospital, please visit http://www.stmichaelshospital.com.

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

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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