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full time Gastroenterology at University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 16608

Assistant / Associate Professor Full-Time Academic Transplant Hepatologist,
Multi Organ Transplantation Program (MOT)
University Health Network and University of Toronto

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Division of Gastroenterology and Multi Organ Transplant Program at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital are seeking a full-time academic Transplant Hepatologist. The successful candidate will have the academic position description of either a Clinician Teacher or Clinician Educator and must be eligible for a Full-time Clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The anticipated start date is January 1, 2021, or shortly after that date.

The successful candidate must be able to function proficiently in English and hold an MD degree and FRCPC qualifications or equivalent, and have, or be eligible for, licensure in Ontario. The successful applicant will have clinical training in transplant hepatology and liver disease. Completion of a transplant hepatology fellowship and demonstrated significant experience in transplant hepatology and liver transplantation are required. Excellent teaching abilities are also required. He/she should have a strong track record of interests and excellence in resident and fellow education. Formal training in teaching methodology is beneficial. He/she will also receive the necessary support to complete the Master Teaching Program at the University of Toronto if not already done. Previous experience as fellowship director or co-director is beneficial.

The successful candidate will join a group of Transplant Hepatologists in a busy and growing academic liver transplant program. The combined Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto is a group of 31 Gastroenterologists and Hepatologists. The Division has active clinical and research programs in many areas of gastroenterology and hepatology including inflammatory bowel disease, nutrition, pancreatic physiology, motility, viral hepatitis, cholestatic liver disease, autoimmune liver disease, fatty liver, portal hypertension, hepatocellular carcinoma and liver transplantation. The liver transplant program is one of the largest in North America with approximately 190 transplants annually, with academic interests in living donation, ex-vivo organ repair, hepatocellular carcinoma, and tolerance. This position is based out of the Toronto General Hospital site but may include clinics or consultations at Toronto Western, Mount Sinai, St. Michael’s or Princess Margaret Hospitals.

Compensation will depend on the amount of clinical work performed (estimated based on fee for service billings and other sources of compensation) but will be in the usual range for an experienced Transplant Hepatologist in the Province of Ontario at approximately $250,000 to $300,000 per annum and commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, and experience. Signing bonuses and other opportunities are negotiable and determined on an individual basis. Health benefit options and plans are supplied per company policy. Candidate(s) may be reimbursed for partial start-up costs with office expenses. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2020, or until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a copy of their cover letter, curriculum vitae and 3 letters of reference to:

Danielle Arends, Administrative Coordinator
Liver Transplant Program, Toronto General Hospital
11 PMB 173A, 585 University Ave
Toronto, ON M5G 2N2

For further information please contact: (416) 340-4800 ext. 8631.

For more information about the Department of Medicine please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:
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, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

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Published on 2020-06-24
Edited on 2020-06-24