Associate / Full Professor – Director, Division of Medical Oncology

University of Toronto

Date Posted: 03/22/2024

Closing Date: 04/25/2024, 11:59PM ET

Req ID: 36619

Job Category: Faculty – Clinical

Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine

Department: Dept of Medicine

Hospital Affiliation:

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, at the University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Departmental Director, Division of Medical Oncology. Applicants must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment as Medical Oncology care specialist at the rank of Associate or Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The term of appointment is five years, renewable once following a successful review. Effective start date will be June 1, 2024.

An aspirational leader is sought to drive change and advance the academic enterprise of the Division of Medical Oncology over the next five years. The ideal candidate will be an internationally respected scholar and visionary leader with sophisticated interpersonal skills. They will meaningfully engage the academic leadership of the University and the affiliated teaching hospitals to build strong cross-department and cross-discipline collaboration, bridge diverse groups, strengthen capacity in research across disciplines, and provide strong mentorship to trainees and faculty at all stages of career. The individual will establish an overarching vision and strategic direction for the Division. The Director reports directly to the Chair of Medicine.

The Division of Medical Oncology consists of 64 full-time faculty and has over 50 adjunct or cross-appointed faculty from partner Divisions, such as General Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Geriatrics, Neurology and more, along with clinicians based outside the main U of T teaching hospitals and with our other Departments. It is one of the largest divisions in the Department and Full-time faculty are based at Mount Sinai Hospital (MSH), St. Michael’s Hospital (SMH), Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) and Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM)/University Health Network (UHN). We are dedicated to expanding the knowledge base of causes, treatments, and cures for disease; to provide unparalleled care to patients; and to train the next generation of practitioners. The depth of expertise and accomplishments of our faculty, and the breadth and rigor of our training and research activities serve to highlight the vigor of our division.

The Department of Medicine is one of the largest in North America, with 946 full-time faculty members, 1,000 postgraduate trainees, and 20 sub-specialty divisions located across 6 fully-affiliated hospitals, 4 community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites. The Department of Medicine is a research powerhouse with $162+ million annual research funding. For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

Applicants must hold an MD degree, be eligible for certification in Medical Oncology by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure in Ontario. The preferred hospital site for the Director’s clinical activities will be negotiated with the successful candidate and be one of the following University’s fully-affiliated sites: Sinai Health System, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University Health Network, or Unity Health Toronto – St. Michael’s Hospital. Estimated total remuneration from sources will be in the range $350-450,000 and commensurate with qualifications, experience and clinical work.

Applications will be accepted until April 25, 2024, at 11:59PM EST. Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of interest, an up-to-date curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Gillian Hawker, Sir John and Lady Eaton Professor and Chair of Medicine c/o Monica Flak, Strategic Planning and Implementation Officer at [email protected] and cc [email protected].

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