Assistant/Associate Professor of Urology
University of Toronto


Assistant/Associate Professor of Urology

Date Posted: 08/08/2023
Closing Date: 09/15/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 33272
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Princess Margaret Hospital
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)



The Division of Urology in the Sprott Department of Surgery at the University Health Network (UHN), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for the position of an Academic Urologist with specific interest and demonstrated training and experience in open and robotic urologic oncology. The individual we seek will have advanced training and skills in these areas through formal fellowship experience.


The effective date of this appointment is July 1, 2024. 


The successful applicant will be managing patients with genitourinary malignancies, covering specialty call and general urology call, educating urology trainees, medical students, and other learners, promoting a positive work culture and supportive training environment, prioritizing patient-centred care, and striving for diversity within the community.


The successful candidate will be a surgeon scientist who is interested in basic research, must hold a MD degree, and certification in Urology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or a recognized equivalent certifying body. The individual must be eligible for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. All candidates must be proficient in English.


A secondary graduate degree is required at the doctoral level (PhD). Applicants should demonstrate a track record of commitment to excellence in urologic surgery training, clinical service, and scholarship, and seek a position that would involve a 70%-time commitment to academic activities focused on basic research. The position also entails a full-time faculty appointment in the Department of Surgery at University of Toronto and the candidate must be eligible for an appointment at the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, and an appointment at the Princess Margaret Research Institute.

The primary appointment of the individual will be in the Division of Urology at UHN, which offers an excellent opportunity for career development with an internationally recognized tradition of academic urology situated in a rich clinical and academic environment. The Division has a well-established subspecialty practice in oncology, with a long-standing history of multidisciplinary care in the genitourinary oncology program.

Remuneration will be derived from a variety of sources, mainly from, but not limited to fee-for-service clinical billings, and commensurate with rank as a member of the clinical faculty, qualifications, and experience. Academic start-up funds will be provided in alignment with the credentials and experience of the applicant, as well as the academic proposal envisioned by the candidate. A guaranteed salary for protected research time will be offered. Based on the expected clinical workload, the annual compensation for this position is estimated to range between $350,000 and $400,000 CAD. The specific amount within this range will depend on the individual's clinical workload, ensuring that the compensation reflects the responsibilities undertaken.

Applications will be accepted until September 15th, 2023, or until the position is filled. Interested individuals should send a copy of their letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of three referees to:

Dr. Tony Finelli, Head of Urology

University Health Network

For more information about the Temerty Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page 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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