Job Posting
full time Physician - Neonatology at The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 8014

Effective July 2022, a full-time faculty position for an Academic Clinician (2-year contract) will be available in the Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) in Toronto, Ontario. SickKids is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children, discovery and innovations leading to the improvement in care and outcomes of neonates, infants, and children.

SickKids NICU has 42 level 3-4 beds; we admit 800 to 900 outborn, critically ill infants annually, and we are the regional neonatal referral centre for Central East Ontario. We provide quaternary care to newborns with complex illnesses, surgical diagnosis, and neonatal brain injury. SickKids directs the Acute Care Transport Services (ACTS) Team providing transport services for patients from 0-13 years of age. Together with two perinatal centers – Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH) and Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SBHC), we comprise a collaborative team of 40 neonatologists with expertise in brain recovery and development, lung biology, nutritional research, and education. SickKids, MSH, and SBHC together with St. Michael’s Hospital (level 2 NICU in the GTA) comprise the newly branded Toronto Center for Neonatal Health (TCNH), an affiliate of the University of Toronto.

The successful candidate should have a strong background in Paediatrics and expertise in care of high-risk newborns. Additional formal training in Developmental Paediatrics, Neonatal Neurology or early childhood education with a successful research portfolio will be highly considered. This individual must be committed to provide, advance, and promote excellence in clinical care, education, quality improvement, and have scholarly focus that will lead to academic advancement within the School of Medicine. The candidate must be able to work well with a multi-disciplinary team and be a role model for trainees. Candidates with a strong portfolio in clinical research may be eligible for an appointment as Clinical Investigator in the SickKids Research Institute.

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($230,000-$260,000) will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for health and dental benefits.

All candidates must be able to function proficiency in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto have subspecialty training in Neonatology-Perinatal Medicine or be 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.

Interested individuals should submit their curriculum vitae and three references to Dr. Estelle Gauda, Head, Division of Neonatology, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8 Email: estelle.gauda@sickkids.ca Visit our websites at www.sickkids.ca or for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see http://www.sickkids.ca/paediatrics/

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 meagan.cameira@sickkids.ca 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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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Neonatology
Region
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Effective July 2022, a full-time faculty position for an Academic Clinician (2-year contract) will be available in th...
Start Date
2022-07-01
Remuneration
Remuneration
The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($230,000-$260,000) will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for health and dental benefits 
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
The Hospital for Sick Children 
Street Address 1
555 University Avenue 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Toronto 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
M5G1X8 
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
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unspecified 
Community Website
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Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Dr. Estelle Gauda 
Contact Address
Head, Division of Neonatology, University of Toronto, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 1X8  
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Published on 2022-03-14
Edited on 2022-03-14