| The Division of Clinical Biochemistry in the Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full-time academic Clinical Biochemist at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The anticipated start date will be April 3, 2017. |
The Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine is internationally recognized as a centre of excellence in service, teaching, and clinically-oriented research in paediatric laboratory medicine.
The candidate should hold a PhD degree and be certified (or eligible for certification) in clinical chemistry by the Canadian Academy of Clinical Biochemistry (CACB) and/or the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC). The applicant will have a strong record of scholarship, experience or special training in paediatric clinical biochemistry, routine and STAT chemistry, special chemistry, endocrinology, mass spectrometry, point of care testing and other state-of-the art methodologies in biochemical diagnostics. Reporting to the Clinical Biochemistry Division Head, the ideal candidate will be a highly motivated individual with demonstrated professional skills, able to work in team settings, and have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills. Clinical laboratory functions will include oversight of analytical and quality aspects of laboratory analysis, interpretation of results, consultation with physicians, and teaching staff, students, residents and fellows (including CACB and medical specialties).
The successful applicant will be expected to develop an independent and collaborative research program related to paediatric disease and to qualify for an appointment at the Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute as an Associate Scientist. Extensive opportunities for collaborative research exist with clinical programs and within the Research Institute. The successful applicant will also be expected to participate in postgraduate teaching in the Postdoctoral Training Program in Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Toronto, teaching within the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, and in various continuing medical education activities.
The successful candidate should be qualified to be appointed to the Medical and Scientific Staff of the Hospital for Sick Children and should be eligible for an academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology at the University of Toronto. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications should be accompanied by an application letter, a curriculum vitae, an outline of research interests, along with the name and addresses of at least 3 referees and sent to Dr. Susan Richardson, Chief, Department of Paediatric Laboratory Medicine, Hospital for Sick Children, Room 3227 Burton Wing, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario. M5G 1X8. Telephone: (416) 813-5992,. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Search Committee will begin to consider applications received by March 1, 2017 for shortlisting. Only applicants of interest to the selection committee will be contacted. The position will remain posted until filled.
The Hospital for Sick Children is a health care, teaching and research centre dedicated exclusively to children and is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Our Commitment to Diversity
SickKids is strongly committed to diversity within its community and welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to diversity within our organization.
SickKids is also committed to providing services in both official languages and our preference is to hire employees who are fluent in both English and French whenever possible.
Thank you for your interest in joining SickKids. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with our Hospital policy, employment at SickKids is conditional upon the Hospital’s receipt of all necessary documentation.