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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Academic Pediatric Anesthesiologist
The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at SickKids Hospital is seeking to recruit an Academic Anesthesiologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate must also meet the criteria for appointment to the title of Clinician-Scientist/ Investigator/Educator/Teacher/Administrator as described by the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. Effective start date is July 1, 2021.
The Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at SickKids Hospital plans to expand the clinical, educational and research capacities of the Department to meet the growing demands for specialized tertiary-level surgical and medical care provided by the Hospital. We are seeking candidates who have completed subspecialty training in Pediatric Anesthesiology. Clinical activities will include the perioperative care of children undergoing all types of surgical management, including neurosurgical, general/thoracic, plastic/craniofacial, orthopedic/spine, and otorhinolaryngology. The Department also provides care to children undergoing a wide variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including diagnostic and interventional radiology, GI, oncology, and burn injury management. The Department is active in the education of anesthesia trainees, including medical students, residents, and fellows affiliated with the University of Toronto. Additional opportunities may include participation in the Acute Pain Service, Pre-Anesthesia Clinic, Simulation, Sedation services, Quality and Patient Safety, Bioinformatics, and a variety of administrative roles within the Department and hospital. Incumbents with strong research credentials and a prepared academic plan may have the opportunity to access world-class research support through our affiliation with the SickKids Research Institute.
The successful applicant must hold an MD degree (or equivalent), must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, and must be eligible for licensure in Ontario (independent or academic license). Candidates who demonstrate excellence in training or equivalent experience in a clinical or academic field supporting their appointment to a Clinician-Scientist/ Investigator/Educator/Teacher/Administrator position would be at an advantage. Additionally, candidates must demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills, and must function effectively in a multi-disciplinary team environment. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English.
Remuneration will be competitive with other academic pediatric anesthesia positions in Canada, with a salary range of $200,000-$416,000 per year. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:
Recruitment Committee Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine SickKids Hospital 555 University Avenue Toronto, ON Canada M5G 1X8 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Sick Kids Hospital is an Academic Medical Centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, with a mission to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research, and education by partnering locally and globally.
For more information about the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine at Sick Kids Hospital please visit our website: https://www.sickkids.ca/en/care-services/clinical-departments/anesthesia-pain-medicine/.
For more information about the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto please visit our website at www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca.
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