Clinician Scientist/Investigator Position

Job Opportunity by St. Michael’s Hospital

Job type: Full Time


JOB DESCRIPTION

Clinician Scientist/Investigator Position

The Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Michael’s Hospital is seeking to recruit a clinician scientist/investigator. The successful candidate will be responsible for directing and supporting a research program including obtaining peer-reviewed grants as principal investigator, writing high impact peer-reviewed papers, training students and presenting at local, national and international meetings. Engagement with patients, clinicians, and policy-makers in the research process is expected. The goal of this research is to improve patient care and health outcomes in Family and Community Medicine with a particular focus on health equity and advancing the health of disadvantaged populations.

A graduate degree or equivalent in health services research, epidemiology, a relevant social science or related fields is required. An outstanding track record of accomplishment in research including grants, publications and presentations appropriate for career stage is required. The candidate must be eligible to warrant university appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher. Evidence of working with policy makers and/or teams across disciplines to answer complex health care questions and engagement of the end users of research is a critical asset. A commitment to social justice and equity is a critical attribute.

Interested candidates are invited to forward a letter of interest including curriculum vitae via e-mail, no later than August 23, 2019 to:
Dr. Karen Weyman, Chief, Department of Family and Community Medicine, St. Michael’s Hospital weymank@smh.ca