Assistant/Co-Director, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Laboratory - University Health Network (UHN)

Posting Date:Mon, 24 Jan 2022
Date to Apply By: 25 Feb 2022
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: University Health Network Laboratory Medicine Program 200 Elizabeth Street, 11th floor
City: Toronto

Assistant/Co-Director, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Laboratory

The Laboratory Medicine Program of the University Health Network (UHN) is seeking a faculty member at the Assistant/Associate Professor/Full Professor level for the position of Assistant Director or Co-Director, Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Laboratory, with aligned clinical, diagnostic and research skills in this area.

The successful candidate will join a large academic HLA laboratory and join a specialized Laboratory Medicine & Pathobiology Faculty with diverse diagnostic expertise, teaching responsibilities, and basic and clinical research activities. The UHN HLA laboratory has a high volume of interesting and complex cases and supports the extensive and highly specialized Toronto area Multi-Organ and Bone Marrow Transplantation programs of the University Health Network, Hospital for Sick Children and St. Michael Hospital.  Minimum requirements include PhD or MD degree and American Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics Director Training Accreditation (completed or to be completed within 1 year of start date). The successful candidate will have a joint academic appointment in the Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University of Toronto.  The successful candidate will engage in clinical case management with all stakeholders, participate in teaching of trainees and technologists, and participate in on-call responsibilities supporting the multi-organ transplant programs and the local organ donation organization. The candidate must demonstrate excellence in clinical, research and teaching activities.

Salary and benefits are competitive. In the range of $143,596 to192,535 (Yearly Salary)

University Health Network is one of Canada's largest acute care teaching organizations with over 1000 beds and 7 priority programs in Advanced Medicine & Surgery, Oncology & Blood Disorders, Transplantation, Neural & Sensory Science, Heart & Circulation, Musculoskeletal Health & Arthritis, and Community & Population Health.  It maintains a major commitment to excellence in healthcare delivery, research and teaching.  University Health Network is a fully affiliated hospital of the University of Toronto.

The Search Committee will begin to consider applications received by February 25, 2022 for shortlisting. The position will remain open until filled.  Only short-listed applicants will be contacted. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

University Health Network is a major landmark in Canada’s healthcare system, and a teaching hospital of the University of Toronto.  Building on the strengths and reputations of each of our four remarkable institutions, the organization brings together the talent, resources, technology and skills that make it an international leader in healthcare. 

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae, a brief statement of their experience and career plans, and the names of three references (at least one being from a clinical stakeholder) to:

Dr. Jan Delabie
Interim Program Medical Director, LMP
Division Head, Hematopathology and Transfusion Medicine
University Health Network
Laboratory Medicine Program
200 Elizabeth Street, 11th floor
Toronto, Ontario M5G 2C4
Fax: (416) 340-5543

Diversity Statement
The University of Toronto and University Health Network are strongly committed to diversity within its community and and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement
The University and University Health Network strive 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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