Division: Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Hospital: The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
A full-time permanent faculty position as a Metabolic Geneticist/Metabolic Physician in the Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Ave., Toronto, Ontario, Canada which is an academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children; affiliation with the University of Toronto is available.
The Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics has a long tradition of excellence in clinical care, education and innovative research. Independent and collaborative clinical and basic research is performed by Division members. The Division hosts a residency training programs in addition to fellowship programs in Clinical Biochemical Genetics and Laboratory Biochemical Genetics, which are fully accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Canadian College of Medical Geneticists. The Hospital for Sick Children has a full service biochemical diagnostic laboratory hosted within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. The position is for an academic clinician and includes outpatient responsibilities with a potential for specialization in neurometabolic disorders and an equitable share of inpatient coverage for the consultation team.
The successful candidate must hold an MD degree, be certified by Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Medical Genetics and Genomics or have completed equivalent training. The candidate should have experience in metabolic medicine as demonstrated by completion of subspecialty training or experience in the management of metabolic patients. Candidates with research experience will be considered for cross appointment at the Research Institute.
The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary ($210,000-280,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefit package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package and may be eligible for mortgage assistance. All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English.
Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees to:
Dr. Roberto Mendoza
Division Head, Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, Department of Paediatrics
The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada, M5G 1X8
SickKids 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 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.
Internal Number: SK2001
About The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids)
Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built – nor could it be maintained – without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.