External Job Postings – Academic Clinical Immunologist/Allergist or Clinical Pharmacologist

Academic Clinical Immunologist/Allergist or Clinical Pharmacologist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre & Department of Medicine, University of Toronto
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)
Assistant /Associate/ Full Professor

The Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of Medicine at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre are inviting applications to fill an Academic Clinical Immunologist/Allergist or Clinical Pharmacologist position. This position will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto with a position description of Clinician Investigator (CI) at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. The position is expected to be 50% clinical and 50% related to research (with some teaching and/or administrative) duties. The expected start date is November 1, 2024, or another mutually agreeable date thereafter.

The successful applicant’s primary clinical work will take place within the Drug Safety Clinic, but opportunities will also exist to evaluate inpatients with ADRs including DRESS, SJS, TEN, angioedema, DILI, and those requiring acute desensitization. In addition to providing excellent clinical care, successful applicants will liaise with primary care, supervise of trainees in a clinical care setting, engage in formal teaching and maintain a scholarly record of achievement.

The successful candidate will have clinical expertise in the assessment of adverse drug reactions (ADRs), with particular experience in the assessment, testing, and management of patients with suspected drug allergy. This includes expertise in skin testing, patch/intradermal testing, oral drug challenge, and the management of adverse reactions including anaphylaxis and delayed hypersensitivity reactions.

The successful candidate must hold an MD degree; have or be eligible for certification in either Clinical Immunology and Allergy or Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and have or be eligible for licensure to practice from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Estimated annual remuneration will be in the range of $250,000-$400,000 (fee-for-service estimate) commensurate with academic rank, qualifications, experience, and volume of patients seen. The successful candidates will be eligible for membership in the Sunnybrook Department of Medicine Association through which clinical billings and benefits will be administered. The successful candidate will be able to participate in the department’s group medical, dental and life insurance benefit plans.

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Application Process:
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. David Juurlink, Division Head, Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Toxicology,
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Room V-16, 2075 Bayview Avenue,
Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5 or by e-mail to: david.juurlink@ices.on.ca

Posting Closing Date:
Applications will be accepted until June 1, 2024.

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