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February 26, 2024

Academic Paediatric Nephrology positions

University of Toronto / SickKids (December 7, 2023)

Effective immediately, a full-time permanent faculty position as Clinician Educator and Program Director is available in the Division of Nephrology, Department of Paediatrics, at The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids), 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON, a quaternary academic health science centre dedicated to the care of children, affiliated with the University of Toronto. We are seeking candidates with passion for paediatric nephrology demonstrating a track record of productivity suitable for an Assistant or Associate Professor appointment.

The division encompasses all aspects of clinical paediatric nephrology, has one of the largest fellowship training programs in the world, and leads internationally in basic and clinical research. Applicants will be expected to participate actively in the clinical, educational, and research activities of the program. In particular, applicants will be expected to lead the division’s educational portfolio as Director of the Fellowship Program

The successful candidate will be eligible for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be eligible for a benefits package which includes medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, group insurance, pension plan, vision care, academic allowance, and a relocation package.

All candidates must be able to function proficiently in English, hold an MD, MBBS or the 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.

Interested individuals should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three references to the attention of Dr. Christoph Licht, Head, Division of Nephrology, Department of Paediatrics and to Linda Jankovski, Business Operations Manager, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, ON M5G 1X8, Canada; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., respectively.

Visit our web site for additional information regarding the Department of Paediatrics: www.paeds.utoronto.ca.

The University of Toronto and The Hospital for Sick Children are strongly committed to diversity within its community. Both institutions recognize systemic barriers that impact equity seeking groups. As such, we welcome applications from historically marginalized groups including Black, Indigenous, and Racialized people, women, LGBTQIA+, and/or persons with disabilities. The Department recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have influenced their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. The Department further supports an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, Meagan Cameira, Executive Assistant to the Chair at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 416.613.6122.

Unadvertised positions

CAPN recommends that you email each Divisional Director separately to inquire about unadvertised job postings. Please ensure that an updated CV and letter of introduction are included in your correspondence.  Contact information for each Divisional Director can be found here.

If you are inquiring about further training in paediatric nephrology, contact information for training program directors can be found here

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