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Vacancy of Lecturer / Assistant Professor – Academic General Internist at the University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is looking for an assistant professor/ lecturer ( Academic General Internist) by the start  day of July 1, 2021

Introduction to Opportunity: 

The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Divisions of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics of the University Health Network (UHN) and Sinai Health System (SHS) are seeking to recruit 2 academic general internists to be based at UHN – Toronto General Hospital. The successful candidate should have an interest in inpatient and outpatient general internal medicine.  Candidates must currently hold or be eligible for a University of Toronto full-time clinical academic appointment and should fulfill the academic position description of a Clinician Teacher.  Effective start date is July 1, 2021, or sooner as mutually agreed upon.

Education & Experience Required: Successful candidates must hold MD qualifications, be certified (or be eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Internal Medicine and be licensed (or be eligible for licensure) by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Key Skills Required: This position will have a 75%/25% or 90%/10% clinical component with the remainder of time devoted to teaching, quality improvement, and scholarship. The mix of responsibilities will depend on the successful candidate’s background and the needs of General Internal Medicine at Toronto General Hospital.  Competitive candidates will possess outstanding communication, teaching, organizational and interpersonal skills that enable them to work collaboratively with other physicians, learners, hospital staff and administrators. Candidates must have a record of excellence in their area of interest.  For applicants being considered for appointment as a Clinician Teacher, excellence will be assessed by the presence of scholarly contributions to teaching and education as evidenced by pedagogical innovation, curriculum development, experience in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level, and teaching awards.

Salary and facilities offered: Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidates. Compensation will be negotiated and within the usual income range for an academic general internist in the Province of Ontario (estimated range is $200,000-$250,000 per year).

How to Apply:

Interested individuals should send a copy of their letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Robert Wu

Division Director – General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics

c/o Ms. Tina Teng

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



CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the “Apply Now” button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

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

Deadline of Applications: Applications will be accepted until April 15, 2021 or until the position is filled.

Additional information  on Lecturer / Assistant Professor – Academic General Internist

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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement:

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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