Assistant Professor in Paediatric Cardiology
University of Toronto Hospital for Sick Children

Assistant Professor - Paediatric Cardiology

Date Posted: 09/14/2021
Closing Date: 10/31/2021, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 16361
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Paediatrics
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Staff Paediatric Cardiologist with specialist interest in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance - The Labatt Family Heart Centre

Effective immediately The Division of Cardiology at The Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Paediatrics, an academic health science centre dedicated exclusively to children, affiliated with the University of Toronto, is seeking a full-time permanent faculty position for a staff paediatric cardiologist with a sub-specialty interest in Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance in the Labatt Family Heart Centre - Cardiology Division.

The Labatt Family Heart Centre brings together significant interdisciplinary and inter-professional activities within Paediatric Cardiology, Cardiovascular (CV) Surgery, Cardiac Critical Care, Cardiovascular Research and Adult Congenital Heart Disease Programs, thus allowing the Heart Centre to address the needs of patients and families from fetal life through to adulthood.  The Heart Centre at The Hospital for Sick Children promotes these activities through seamless integration of research activities, academic performance, and exemplary clinical care.

The primary role of the Cardiovascular Magnetic Resonance (CMR) cardiologist will be to focus on providing excellence in clinical care, education, and research in the field of paediatric CMR.  The successful applicant will be expected to conduct and interpret clinical paediatric CMR examinations, teach our fellows and undertake innovative and impactful research.  We anticipate some requirement for additional service provision in general in-patient and out-patient cardiology.  For candidates trained in other imaging modalities such as echocardiography, we would be interested to explore the potential for including some activity in those areas in the job plan.

Applicants must have completed subspecialty training in paediatric cardiac imaging and will report to the Division Head, Labatt Family Heart Centre. Exceptionally qualified candidates may be eligible for a leadership role in the CMR Section. 

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto.  Rank and salary ($255,000-$300,000) per annum will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package. 

All candidates must be able to function proficiency in English, hold an MD, MBBS or equivalent thereto and be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or have comparable qualifications. Candidates must hold or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. Applicants must have completed subspecialty training in paediatric cardiac imaging.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae.  Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement outlining current and future clinical and research interests. To apply online, please visit our website at  Applicants should also request (at least) three referees to submit letters (signed and on letterhead) directly to the department via email to:

For additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics see This position will remain open until filled

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

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

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto 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, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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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