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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)

Department Chief – Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, Hospital for Sick Children

Canada-Ontario-Toronto

CMAJ-722-1540916

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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) 


Job Description

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of Department Chief.

The effective date of this appointment is January 1, 2018.

Primary Description – Responsibilities include full clinical practice, research, and education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Department Chief. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. This is a leadership role, reporting directly to the Chief of Perioperative Services.

Additional Description
The successful candidate should be a senior academic with an international reputation who can provide effective and collaborative leadership and vision at the hospital, community, provincial, national and international level. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and 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.

Salary will be in the range of $200,000 to $674,000 for 40 hours per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hospital/Division Description
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. SickKids is a paediatric academic health science centre, affiliated with the University of Toronto, dedicated to the care of children.

The Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences at The Hospital for Sick Children consist of 17 ophthalmologists, providing comprehensive medical and surgical eye care to pediatric patients. In addition to patient care responsibilities, members of the Department are involved in basic and clinical research, with appointments in The Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute. The Department maintains an International Pediatric Ophthalmology Fellowship Program with 4-6 fellows each year, and is part of the University of Toronto Ophthalmology residency program.

Application instructions
Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by November 15, 2017 to: Dr. Chris Caldarone, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail: leslie.jones@sickkids.ca

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, 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.

For more information about the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Sciences, please visit our home page at http://www.utovs.com


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The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
http://www.utovs.com
Posting Date: 11-Oct-2017Academic Permanent, Practicing physician Open 101-Jan-2018
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