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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor -Head Division of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Paediatrics at the University of Toronto

The University of Toronto is looking for Assistant/Associate/Full Professor -Head Division of Respiratory Medicine, a challenging career opportunity. 

Introduction to Opportunity: 

Join our team and be part of our bold new strategy for Precision Child Health to usher in a new generation of discovery, prevention, and treatment for children worldwide.

The Division of Respiratory Medicine at The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position as Head, Division of Respiratory Medicine.

You will lead a diverse clinical team excelling in clinical and translational research to help us achieve our future vision outlined in our Vision 2023 Department of Paediatrics 5-year Strategic Plan. Dedicated to supporting the growing diversification and spectrum of specialized clinical services, this provides unique opportunities for creative professional activities and innovative translational research.  The Division is a contributing partner of the Cystic Fibrosis Centre; with a vision to drive therapy discovery and the clinical application of new technologies, care, and education for cystic fibrosis that benefit children.  The Divisional clinical care programmes encompass asthma, cystic fibrosis, general respirology, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, home ventilation program, lung transplant, primary ciliary dyskinesia, rare lung disease, and sleep medicine.

Key Responsibilities: The successful applicant will hold a leadership role with accomplished credentials in academic Paediatrics and be responsible for the supervision and development of clinical service, education and research activities for the members of the Division aligned to the academic activities of the Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto.

Key Skills Required: All candidates must be able to function proficiency in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • Be an accomplished academic physician with leadership experience
  • Be committed to research excellence with an understanding of the research environment
  • Dedicated to supporting undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate clinical and basic science education
  • Provide leadership in the recruitment, development and mentoring of diverse faculty; and
  • Ensure the delivery of quality care in collaboration with all medical subspecialties and hospital clinical programs


Salary and facilities offered: The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto.  Rank and salary ($250,000 up to $390,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The successful candidate will be eligible for a health and pension benefits, academic allowance and a relocation package.

How to Apply: Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including a statement of research, education and clinical contribution, and names and addresses of three references to Dr. Meredith Irwin, Professor and Chair, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5G 1X8: e-mail  For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see

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.


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

Deadline of Applications: This position will remain open until filled.

Additional information  on  Assistant/Associate/Full Professor -Head Division of Respiratory Medicine

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.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact

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