Assistant Professor of Medicine

University of Toronto



Assistant Professor of Medicine

Date Posted: 07/20/2023
Closing Date: 09/01/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 32859
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Baycrest Centre for G
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical

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Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine at Baycrest Health Sciences and the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto are seeking to recruit a qualified full-time academic geriatrician with an academic position description of Clinician in Quality and Innovation.  The successful candidate must be eligible for a Full-Time Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto. The effective start date of the appointments is January 1, 2023, or a mutually agreeable date.


Baycrest is a geriatric health sciences centre located in Toronto, Ontario that is fully-affiliated with the University of Toronto and plays a unique and important role in training and mentoring medical students and residents who will have the responsibility of caring for our aging population.  Baycrest operates over 1,000 beds across a full continuum of senior health and residential care programs with 2,000 staff and 2,000 volunteers.  The continuum includes the following:  a 262-bed post-acute Hospital; a 472-bed long-term care facility; a 190-suite retirement/assisted living home; and a 120-suite residence for independent older adults.  In addition, Baycrest offers comprehensive on-site, home-based and virtual ambulatory services that serve 10,000 clients annually.


The successful candidate must hold an MD degree and have licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario in geriatric medicine as well as specialist internal medicine and geriatric medicine certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.  In addition, the successful candidate must have demonstrated clinical excellence in geriatric medicine and expertise in quality improvement and teaching. This will be measured by proof of achievement, including, but not limited to advanced training in the field of quality improvement with experience in applying quality improvement methods to quality improvement initiatives, as well as excellent evaluations in teaching trainees at various levels of training.  This position will support quality improvement and teaching opportunities in geriatric medicine clinical practice settings, including both inpatient and outpatient venues, in addition to participating fully in the quality improvement and educational programs of the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the University of Toronto. Participation in creative professional activity in quality and innovation activities will be required.


Estimated remuneration will be in the range of $250,000-$350,000 (fee for service/alternate funding plan estimate) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience.


Applications will be accepted until September 1, 2023, or until the position is filled.


If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward: (i) a one-page letter of interest, which includes a statement on how you have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in your academic and scholarly work (ii) your curriculum vitae and (iii) names and contact information of three (3) referees to:


Dr. Gary Naglie

Chief, Department of Medicine

Baycrest Hospital

3560 Bathurst Street

Toronto, ON M6A 2E1

Fax: 647-788-1199



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Baycrest is a world-class leader in innovation in aging, with the acclaimed Rotman Research Institute, considered one of the premier brain institutes in the world, and the Kunin-Lunenfeld Centre for Applied Research and Evaluation (KL-CARE), which supports clinical research and the application of research findings directly to patient care. In addition, Baycrest is the home base for the Canadian Centre for Aging and Brain Health Innovation (CC-ABHI), which aims to develop, evaluate and disseminate innovative technologies and services relevant to the senior sector.


The Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto is one of the largest in North America, with 800 full-time faculty members, 1,000 postgraduate trainees, and 20 sub-specialty divisions located across six fully-affiliated hospitals, four community-affiliated hospitals and more than a dozen additional clinical practice sites.  A philosophy of innovation, creativity and continuous quality improvement, informs all that the Department does.


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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

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.

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