Job Posting
full time Physician - Ophthalmology at Kensington Vision Research Centre
Toronto, Ontario
Job ID: 8753

The Kensington Vision Research Centre (KVRC) and the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at the University of Toronto (DOVS) are inviting applications for the position of Uveitis Ophthalmologist. The appointment is for a full-time clinical position with an expectation of at least 20% non-clinical work (research, teaching, and academic administration). The expected start date is October 1, 2024, or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

The successful candidate will provide clinical sub-specialty care in uveitis ophthalmology and will also participate in on-call duties. The successful candidate will assume care of patients in an existing clinical practice. The candidate will participate in the teaching of medical students, residents and fellow and will add to the body of knowledge through original research.

The successful candidate should possess research interest and aptitude as evidenced by advanced fellowship training and publication history. The candidate must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have fellowship training in uveitis. The candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of assistant professor or higher. The candidate must currently hold or 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. This position is resourced with clinic space.

Location of position will be primarily at Kensington Vision Research Centre at 340 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5T 3A9, and various other locations in Toronto, Ontario including:
The University Health Network Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto Ontario, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, 2075 Bayview Avenue, North York, Ontario, and Unity Health – St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario.

Academic rank, remuneration and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate, with a minimum of $352,614 annually based on an Alternative Funding Plan and fee-for-service. Support for relocation expenses may be offered.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The candidate must be able to function proficiently in English.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of three referees no later than August 15, 2024, to Dr. Peter Kertes,
Ophthalmologist-in-Chief, Kensington Eye Institute, Kensington Vision Research Centre at Email: pkertes@KensingtonHealth.org Telephone: 416-978-7930

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement
The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment, and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca.

Last Mirrored
This vacancy was mirrored to GlobalCareWork.com from MDWork.com on July 14, 2024.

Application Process
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Summary
Specialty
Physician - Ophthalmology
Region
Ontario
Employment Type
full time
Tagline
Assistant or Associate Professor Uveitis Ophthalmologist
Start Date
2024-10-01
End Date
2027-09-30
Remuneration
Remuneration
minimum of $352,614  
Billing / Overhead Split
 
Vacation / CME Leave
 
Additional Benefits
 
Qualification Requirements
Education
The candidate must hold an MD degree or equivalent, have fellowship training in uveitis. The candidate should be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of assistant professor or higher. The candidate must currently hold or 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.  
Experience
 
Certifications
 
Institution / Community Information
Institution Name
Kensington Vision Research Centre 
Street Address 1
340 College Street 
Street Address 2
 
City / Town
Toronto 
Country
Canada 
Postal / Zip Code
M5T 3A9  
 
Institution Description
 
Institution Size (Beds)
unspecified 
Institution Website
 
Community Description
 
Community Size
unspecified 
Community Website
-
   
 
Geographic location may be approximate
Contact for Applicants
Contact Name
Business Manager  
Phone
 
Fax
 
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Published on 2024-07-03
Edited on 2024-07-03