Date Posted: 06/20/2022
Closing Date: 07/31/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 25133
Job Category: Faculty – Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Baycrest Centre for Geriatic Care
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
The Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine at Baycrest Health Sciences and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto are seeking to recruit a qualified full-time academic geriatrician with an academic position description of Clinician Teacher. The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-Time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The effective start date of the appointments is October 1, 2022, or a mutually agreeable date.
Baycrest, is a geriatric health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario that is fully-affiliated with the University of Toronto and plays a unique and important role in training and mentoring medical students and residents who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population. Baycrest operates over 1,000 beds across a full continuum of senior health and residential care programs with 2,000 staff and 2,000 volunteers. The continuum includes the following: a 262-bed post-acute Hospital; a 472-bed long-term care facility; a 190-suite retirement/assisted living home; and a 120-suite residence for independent older adults. In addition, Baycrest offers comprehensive on-site, home-based and virtual ambulatory services that serve 10,000 clients annually.
Baycrest is a world-class leader in innovation in aging, with the acclaimed Rotman Research Institute, considered one of the premier brain institutes in the world, and the Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation (KL-CARE), which supports clinical research and the application of research findings directly to patient care. In addition, Baycrest is the home base for the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI), which aims to develop, evaluate and disseminate innovative technologies and services relevant to the senior sector.
The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is one of the largest in North America, with 800 full-time faculty members, 1,000 postgraduate trainees, and 20 sub-specialty divisions located across six fully-affiliated hospitals, four community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites. A philosophy of innovation, creativity and continuous quality improvement, informs all that the Department does.
The successful candidate must hold an MD degree and have or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in geriatric medicine as well as specialist internal medicine and geriatric medicine certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. In addition, the successful candidate must have demonstrated clinical excellence in geriatric medicine and expertise in teaching and education. This will be measured by proof of achievement, including, but not limited to excellent evaluations in teaching medical students, residents and subspecialty geriatric medicine residents, as well as advanced training in the field of education. This position will support educational needs in the geriatric medicine clinical practice settings, including both inpatient and outpatient venues, in addition to participating fully in the educational programs of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto. Participation in scholarly educational activities, research and/or quality improvement programs, as appropriate, will be required.
Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000-$350,000 (fee for service/alternate funding plan estimate) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.
Applications will be accepted until July 31, 2022, or until the position is filled.
Qualified candidates are invited to respond in confidence with a covering letter, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three references to:
Dr. Gary Naglie
Chief, Department of Medicine
3560 Bathurst Street
Toronto, ON M6A 2E1
If you would like more information about Baycrest, please visit www.baycrest.org
If you would like more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit http://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/
If you would like more information about the Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions, please visit https://deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/academic-position-descriptions
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