Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine and
Director, UTOPIAN (University of Toronto Practice-Based Research Network)
at North York General Hospital and the
Department of Family and Community Medicine
at the University of Toronto
North York General Hospital and University of Toronto invite applications for the joint position of Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine and Director, UTOPIAN – the University of Toronto Practice-Based Research.
The Gordon F. Cheesbrough Research Chair in Family and Community Medicine was established at NYGH to support an outstanding academic with a demonstrated track record in research excellence. This individual will also be Director of UTOPIAN, a practice-based research network involving 14 academic family medicine teaching units, affiliated with the University of Toronto’s Department of Family and Community Medicine (DFCM).
Candidates for the position will hold an MD and/or PhD, with a track record of research achievement in areas relevant to the field of Family and Community Medicine and experience leading multi-site research collaborations. Experience with practice-based research networks is an asset.
All qualified applicants are invited to apply by contacting Elaine Watson, Acting Director, Human Resources and Occupational Health, Safety & Wellness at (416) 756-6081. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Donna McRitchie, Vice President, Medical and Academic Affairs at North York General Hospital, at (416) 756-6119. Applications should include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae and a statement outlining current and future research interests. The review of applications will begin on March 1, 2013. Some additional details are available at our web-site via the following link:
North York General Hospital and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcome applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.