The Division of Palliative Care, University Health Network (UHN) and the University of Toronto are seeking a full-time clinician with expertise in teaching, research or quality improvement in palliative medicine, to be based at the University Health Network – Toronto Western Hospital site. The successful applicant must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. It is expected that the position will be approximately 70% clinical, 20% teaching, 10% quality improvement/research. Expected start date is as soon as possible.
Overview of Palliative Care Program:
The Division of Palliative Care at the University Health Network spans four sites: Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, and Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. The interdisciplinary program includes inpatient consultations, outpatient clinics, an acute palliative care unit and a residential hospice. Department members have excellent opportunities for educational and research endeavors within an interdisciplinary team including physicians, nurses, psychologists, and social workers, among others. There is protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.
The successful candidate must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have completed training in a recognized palliative medicine postgraduate training program, and have, or be eligible for, licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Responsibilities will include excellence in clinical care and clinical teaching, as well as active participation in research. Candidates should have completed, or be willing to complete, a graduate degree in education or research, or have one or more years of post-residency fellowship.
The successful applicant will foster excellence in consultative Palliative Medicine and will have broad clinical and research interests related to palliative care. Advanced training and evidence of scholarship is a requirement for the appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor. He/She should demonstrate academic experience through publications in leading journals and presentations at significant conferences.
Additional Salary Information: Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000 - $300,000. The successful candidate will be eligible for membership in the University Hospital Palliative Care Practice Plan, through which all earnings will be administered.
Internal Number: 2018002
About University Health Network
Academic palliative care program in Toronto, Canada, with outpatient clinics, inpatient consultations, an acute palliative care unit and a residential hospice. Affiliated with the University of Toronto.
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