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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Sinai Health - Clinician Investigator
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Sinai Health - Clinician Investigator

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Sinai Health - Clinician Investigator

16 January 2023 (Last updated: 16 Jan 2023 09:46)

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto’s Temerty Faculty of Medicine, along with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at Sinai Health, are seeking a full-time physician with subspecialty training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) and a focus in Medical Disorders of Pregnancy. The successful candidate will be resourced to hold an academic position description of Clinician Investigator and must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the minimum rank of assistant professor at the University of Toronto. Applications from individuals at the higher ranks of associate professor or professor are welcome. The anticipated start date in 2023 will be at a mutually agreeable date.

Sinai Health is a leader in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Neonatology, with one of the largest programs and services in Canada. It is a fully affiliated teaching hospital with the University of Toronto and is associated with the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, an institute of international recognition in which research in women’s and infants’ health forms a major component.

The Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine at Sinai Health provides care for the full range of Medical Disorders of Pregnancy, including obesity medicine, oncology, neurology, gastroenterology, infectious diseases, endocrinology, rheumatology, cardiology, and hematology. Other areas of note include our programs in Fetal Diagnosis & Therapy, Prenatal Diagnosis, Placental Disorders, Complex Obstetric Surgery, and the Prevention of Prematurity. The Division services a metropolitan population of more than 6.5 million people. The Division actively collaborates with paediatric subspecialists at The Hospital for Sick Children via the newly established Ontario Fetal Centre. The Division has formal affiliations providing MFM services at Trillium Health Partners and Scarborough Health Network.

The Division seeks to appoint an individual with established and proven research skills as this position requires engagement in research related to Medical Disorders of Pregnancy, particularly as it relates to the candidate’s chosen area of interest. The successful candidate will be provided with two protected academic days to facilitate this work. The successful candidate will dedicate 40% of their time to their research endeavours supported by the Departments standard salary stipend. The desirable qualities of the successful candidate would include an appropriate graduate degree (MSc or PhD), and/or a strong and focused publication track record, successful grant procurement, and a current active research portfolio.

The successful candidate will provide a Maternal Fetal Medicine consultation practice through the Medical Disorders of Pregnancy Program. The focus area will depend on the candidate’s interests. The candidate will provide Labour and Delivery coverage in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Obstetric ultrasound coverage within the Joint Division of Medical Imaging.

Enthusiastic participation in all levels of our teaching and education mandate is expected and there will be teaching duties for learners in Maternal Fetal Medicine and Obstetrics and Gynecology for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Medical Education. The successful candidate will promote and demonstrate excellence in professional practices and conduct.

Candidates must either be licensed or be eligible for an independent or restricted academic licence, under the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Qualified applicants must either be board-certified (or eligible for certification) in the sub-specialty of MFM by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) or have achieved an equivalent level of regulated sub-specialty training in MFM, in addition to the MD degree.

Compensation will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will be placed in the Hospital Department Practice Plan with a minimum gross annual compensation of $200,000.00 (estimated based on fee-for-service billings).

Applications will be accepted until January 31st, 2023, or until the position is filled.

Suitably qualified candidates are requested to apply with a specific letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:

Dr. Wendy Whittle, Division Head, Maternal Fetal Medicine 
Mount Sinai Hospital
700 University Avenue RM 3-911
Toronto ON  M5G 1X5 


Informal enquiries are welcome and may be directed to either:
Dr. Wendy Whittle (contact information above), 
Dr. John Kingdom, Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Toronto (
Dr. Mathew Sermer, Chief of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sinai Health System (

Informal enquiries are welcome and may also be directed to Dr. Wendy Whittle (contact information above).

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 Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission.

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