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full time Pediatric Anesthesiology at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 17366

Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Canada

The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto, and the Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine, Division of Cardiac Anesthesia, at SickKids Hospital is seeking to recruit an Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist. The successful candidate must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The candidate must also meet the criteria for appointment to the title of Clinician-Scientist/Investigator/Educator/Teacher/Administrator as described by the University of Toronto Temerty Faculty of Medicine. This position’s start date is flexible.

The successful candidate must hold an MD (or equivalent), a strong clinical/educational background, with advanced fellowship training in pediatric anesthesia as well as pediatric cardiac anesthesia. The successful candidate will deliver clinical pediatric cardiac anesthesia services and is expected to complement the Department’s academic, educational and research productivity and will be expected to develop an academic plan with clear deliverables at the 1, 3 and 5 year marks. In addition, the successful applicant must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, and obtain an appropriate visa, if applicable.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, SickKids Hospital is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art pediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto, performing over 22,000 procedures on children annually. This includes the daily operation of two pediatric cardiac operating rooms and two pediatric cardiac catherization facilities, with intermittent involvement in adult congenital cardiac surgery at the adjacent University Hospital and pediatric cardiac patients for non-cardiac surgery. The hospital is committed to ongoing clinical care, research, learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. The Division of Cardiac Anesthesia is comprised of 9 cardiac anesthesiologists, providing perioperative care for neonates and children with acquired and congenital heart disease. The Division is an integral component of The Labatt Family Heart Centre.

Remuneration will be competitive with other academic pediatric anesthesia positions in Canada, with a salary range of $265,000 – $450,000 per year to which will be added an equal distribution of billing overages.

Applications will be accepted until position is filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:

Recruitment Committee
Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine
SickKids Hospital
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8

Sick Kids Hospital is an Academic Medical Centre affiliated with the University of Toronto, with a mission to improve the health of children through the integration of care, research, and education by partnering locally and globally. The Hospital, located at 555 University Avenue in downtown Toronto, is among the largest children’s hospitals in North America. It is an exciting time at SickKids as we execute our campus redevelopment project, including a new state-of-the-art acute care hospital tower.

Toronto is a vibrant and multicultural city. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, schools and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year-round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

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, Anastasia Vogt, Manager, Business Operations

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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Lecturer/Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Academic Pediatric Cardiac Anesthesiologist The Hospital for Sick ...
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555 University Avenue 
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SickKids Hospital
555 University Avenue
Toronto, ON
M5G 1X8
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Published on 2023-03-26
Edited on 2023-03-26