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full time Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 16820

Effective July 1, 2021 the Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children which is an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is recruiting a pediatric hematologist/oncologist for a full-time 3-year contract position in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Section.

The Section includes members with clinical, translational and basic research interests in ALL, AML, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas and histiocytic disorders, such as the development and implementation of novel precision medicine and immunologic therapies, supportive care and other cancer control initiatives, population-based outcomes research, quality improvement and Global Health pediatric cancer care opportunities.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic interprofessional care team. The individual will provide care to patients in the leukemia and lymphoma section in the inpatient and ambulatory settings with responsibilities which include procedures and participation in out of hours clinical coverage. They will be supported in making a substantial contribution to the research and teaching missions of the Division.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently 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 must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Salary will be $170,000 per annum and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate may be eligible for medical and dental benefits. This position will remain open until filled.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. James Whitlock, Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada M5G1X8 (

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The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at or 416.613.6122.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Only those applicants selected for the interview will be contacted.

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Effective July 1, 2021 the Division of Hematology Oncology, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Ch...
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The Hospital for Sick Children 
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555 University Avenue 
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Dr. James Whitlock 
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Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada M5G1X8 
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Published on 2021-05-18
Edited on 2021-06-02