Assistant/Associate Professor in Hematology Oncology
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Assistant/Associate/Professor - Division of Hematology Oncology

Date Posted: 05/22/2024
Closing Date: 06/26/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 37371
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)


In conjunction with the University of Toronto, the Department of Paediatrics at the Hospital for Sick Children is recruiting a full-time pediatric hematologist/oncologist for a position in the Leukemia/Lymphoma Section, Division of Hematology Oncology. The successful applicant must be eligible for a full-time academic appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The position start date will be effective July 1, 2024.

SickKids is the largest quaternary care pediatric hospital in Canada and is a teaching hospital for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto – a leading public institution. The Division of Hematology/Oncology at SickKids is one the largest programs of its kind in North America. The clinical and research activities of the division are supported by the Garron Family Cancer Centre and the SickKids Research Institute.

The Leukemia/Lymphoma Section is a leading clinical academic program dedicated to advanced multi-disciplinary care for children and adolescents with leukemias, lymphomas, and histiocytic disorders. Research activities in the section span a broad spectrum that includes clinical trials, supportive care, population-based health services research, translational science, and global health research. The Section also serves as a national referral centre for many early Phase trials of targeted therapies and novel immunotherapies. Members of the section hold key leadership positions in various Children’s Oncology Group (COG) committees. The Section comprises members with clinical expertise in ALL, AML, Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, and histiocytic disorders.

The successful candidate will join a dynamic interprofessional care team. The individual will provide care to patients in the Leukemia/Lymphoma section of the Division in the inpatient and ambulatory settings with responsibilities which include procedures and participation in out of hours clinical coverage. They are expected to spend the majority of time devoted to clinical service and to make important contributions to the clinical, research and teaching missions of the Division. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. Candidates at all career stages are encouraged to apply.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently 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.

The successful candidate must be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Salary will be $240,000-$310,000 per annum and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. 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.

The application deadline is June 26, 2024.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae and the names and addresses of three referees to Dr. James Whitlock, Head, Division of Hematology/Oncology, Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada M5G1X8 at

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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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