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Lecturer or Assistant / Associate / Full Professor – Academic Medical Oncologist

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The Departments of Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital and University of Toronto are seeking a qualified full-time academic medical oncologist. 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 expected start date of the position is December 1, 2021, or shortly thereafter.

This position will support the current in- and out-patient demands in medical oncology in addition to supporting St. Michael’s Hematology/Oncology Clinical Research Group (HOCRG). As well, the candidate will help lead the development of new innovative models of care, such as collaborative oncology care and clinical trials. The candidate will have expertise in gastrointestinal and/or breast malignancies, and a proven academic record of excellence in clinical research, quality improvement or education within at least one of these areas.

The successful candidate will hold an MD degree and should have, or be eligible for, certification in Medical Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canadaand licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (CPSO). Preferably, the successful candidate will also have or be working towards a graduate degree relevant to their area of specialization. The successful candidate will participate in the educational programs in Medical Oncology at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto and collaborate in clinical research and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher with demonstrated achievement in teaching and education. Teaching accomplishments include the presence of a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education, formal training in teaching methodology, leadership as a clinical teacher and other relevant experience. Advanced training in quality and evidence of scholarship is the minimum requirement for a quality improvement job description. Academic excellence in research will also be considered. Research accomplishments include peer-reviewed publications and grants, presentations at significant conferences, awards and accolades.

The successful candidate will report to the Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology at St. Michael’s Hospital. The Division currently consists of 10 full time hematologists and oncologists, has an international reputation in clinical research, education and quality improvement, and busy in- and out-patient services.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience, in addition to a COMET AFP (Community Oncologists of Metropolitan Toronto Alternate Funding Plan) funded position.

Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2021. Should you be interested in this opportunity, pleaseforwarda one-page statement of interest, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to:

Dr. Sharon Straus, Physician-in-Chief

c/o Julia Stratta, Recruitment Coordinator

St. Michael’s Hospital

30 Bond Street, Room 1-028 Bond Wing

Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8


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.

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

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