Assistant/Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine

Assistant or Associate Professor - Academic Neurologist

Date Posted: 05/05/2022
Closing Date: 06/10/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 24100
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Hospital Affiliation: Women's College Hospital
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Division of Neurology at Women’s College Hospital (WCH) are seeking to recruit an Academic Headache Neurologist with a position description of Clinician Teacher. The successful candidate must either already hold or be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Effective start date is July 1st 2022 or earlier if mutually agreeable.

The successful candidate will hold an M.D. and FRCPC qualifications (or equivalent specialist designation) with certification in adult Neurology. Applicants must have or be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario. The ideal candidate must also have completed or be currently enrolled in post-residency advanced training in education. The candidate must have a career focused on Headache Medicine and must have completed a minimum 1-year fellowship in Headache Medicine, including experience in the administration of onabotulinumtoxinA PREEMPT protocol for migraine as well as cranial nerve blocks for various headache types. The successful candidate should be an effective teacher, committed to sustained excellence in teaching and scholarly contributions to teaching and education. In addition, the ideal applicant will have excellent communication skills and have demonstrated capacity and aptitude for effective interdisciplinary clinical and scholarly team collaboration and interactions. This position would be based at the Women’s College Hospital (WCH) Centre for Headache.

The Centre for Headache is the only academic medical centre in Ontario dedicated to research, education, expert evaluation and individualized treatment plans for patients suffering from migraine, cluster, trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias and many other types of headaches.

Women’s College Hospital is the first independent, fully ambulatory hospital in Ontario and is a University of Toronto fully-affiliated teaching hospital. The ideal candidate will have academic aspirations that are aligned with the mission, vision, and values of WCH. Women’s College Hospital is committed to advancing and advocating for the health care options for all by researching, evaluating, teaching, disseminating, and delivering new treatments and models of system-integrated care. Four broad themes are at the core of the hospital and the Department of Medicine’s strategic focus: health system solutions; care and care experience; sustainable, world-class research, innovation, and education; and health for women and equity for all. WCH is the home of the University of Toronto Centre for Ambulatory Care Education (CACE), WCH Institute for Health System Solutions and Virtual Care (WIHV) and Women’s College Research Institute (WCRI).

Academic rank, salary and contractual arrangements will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.  Compensation will also depend upon the amount of clinical work performed but will be in the usual range for an academic neurologist in the Province of Ontario at a minimum of $200,000 per year.

Applications will be accepted until June 10th, 2022 or until the position is filled.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward your curriculum vitae, a one-page statement of interest for this position, and the names and contact information of three referees to Dr. Paula Harvey, Department Head, Department of Medicine, WCH.

Dr. Paula Harvey

c/o Kathleen Holamby

Women’s College Hospital

76 Grenville Street, Room 3465

Toronto, Ontario M5S 1B2

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.

For more information about the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at The Department of Medicine’s academic position descriptions can be viewed on this webpage:

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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