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Women's College Hospital

Clinician Scientist



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Women’s College Hospital is the first independent, fully ambulatory hospital in Ontario and is a University of Toronto fully-affiliated teaching hospital. Women’s College Hospital is committed to advancing and advocating for the health care options for all by researching, evaluating, teaching, disseminating and delivering new treatments and models of system-integrated care. Three broad themes are at the core of the hospital and the Department of Medicine’s strategic focus: health system solutions; complex chronic conditions; and health for women. Women’s College Hospital is the home of the recently established University of Toronto Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE), and the WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV). The ideal candidate will have academic aspirations that are aligned with the mission, vision and values of WCH.

Applicants must have or be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. Remuneration will also depend upon the academic rank, qualifications and amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an academic Cardiologist in the Province of Ontario with a minimum range of approximately $200,000 - $300,000 per year.

Applications will be accepted until August 14, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest for this position, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Paula Harvey, Interim Physician-in-Chief of Medicine, (WCH).


Dr. Paula Harvey

Physician in Chief, Department of Medicine

c/o Monica Khalil

Women’s College Hospital

76 Grenville Street, Room 3465

Toronto, Ontario, M5S 1B2

Fax: 416.323.6129



For more information about the Department of Medicine please visit:

The University of Toronto and Women’s College Hospital 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, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.


Job Description

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Women’s College Hospital (WCH) Division of Cardiology are seeking to recruit a Clinician Scientist with training in general cardiology plus advanced fellowship training in cardiac echocardiography, combined with an interest and demonstrated excellence in carrying out independent research and a high level of competence in teaching and patient care activities. The successful applicant will be committed to a career in academic cardiology and should be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The successful applicant will also hold an appointment as Scientist, Women’s College Research Institute at Women’s College Hospital. Effective start date of appointment is September 1 2017, or a mutually agreeable date.

The individual will spend at least 75% of their time in research. The ideal candidate will have advanced research training (MSc, PhD or equivalent) with expertise in clinical epidemiology and health services research methodology. They will develop a clinical research program focused on generating new knowledge and innovations in cardio-oncology including development of risk prediction models and prevention strategies for patients before, during and after cancer therapies. To maximize research and clinical impact, the individual will be expected to build a cardio-oncology research program in collaboration with colleagues in partner University of Toronto fully affiliated academic teaching hospitals.  The remaining 25% of the candidate’s time will be spent participating in ambulatory patient care in the areas of general cardiology, cardio-oncology and echocardiography, including approximately 4-6 weeks annually attending on the cardiology inpatient service at WCH.  The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated capacity and aptitude for effective interdisciplinary clinical and scholarly team collaboration and interactions.

Contact Information

Women's College Hospital
Monica Khalil
4163236400 ext 7722
Posting Date: 17-Jul-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 101-Sep-2017
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