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full time Neurology at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 17485

A full-time permanent faculty position is available in the Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, ON which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children: a fully affiliated hospital of the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate will be an academically oriented pediatric neurologist-epileptologist with specialty training in Pediatric Neurology and have completed a Clinical Epilepsy Fellowship with training in both clinical epilepsy and pediatric electroencephalography (EEG). Experience with invasive monitoring, epilepsy surgery and neurophysiology is required. Formal certification in EEG will be an asset.

Clinical duties will include the care of children admitted to the epilepsy monitoring unit and the general neurology service, inpatient consultations for neurology and epilepsy, ambulatory clinics, and interpretation of routine and advanced EEG and epilepsy surgery evaluations.  Education and supervision of residents and other learners in clinical neurology, epilepsy and neurophysiology will be integrated into these duties.  Opportunities for research support are available for applicants with an established research program.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the 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 will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($255,000-$290,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package that includes medical, dental, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references no later than October 15, 2023 to Dr. Elizabeth Donner, Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. Email:

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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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A full-time permanent faculty position is available in the Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics at the Ho...
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The Hospital for Sick Children 
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555 University Avenue 
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Dr. Elizabeth Donner 
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Division of Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8.  
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Published on 2023-09-05
Edited on 2023-09-05