The Holland Bone and Joint Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute is seeking applications for a full-time musculoskeletal scientist. The position is suitable for an early career candidate with a demonstrable track record in academic research. The mandate of the position is to initiate discovery and translational research in musculoskeletal biology, with specific expertise in molecular/cellular biology, tissue engineering, osteoimmunology and/or animal models of disease. The successful candidate will hold a scientist designation within the Biological Sciences Research Platform and Holland Bone and Joint Program of Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI), and a faculty appointment in a cognate department at the University of Toronto.
As a hospital-based research institute, there is tremendous opportunity to leverage the hospital’s high-volume clinical program that excels in adult care in spine, traumatic musculoskeletal injury and joints/arthroplasty. The position offers outstanding opportunities for translational research through affiliations with the Biological Sciences Research Platform at SRI and the Divisions of Orthopaedics and Rheumatology at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. Additional opportunities exist for collaboration with the many institutes and programs at the University of Toronto.
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is a fully affiliated Academic Health Sciences Centre of the University of Toronto. SRI is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in discovery and translational research. SRI conducts > $100 million in research each year in over 500,000 square feet of infrastructure, developing innovations in care for more than 1 million patients annually.
Sunnybrook Research Institute is strongly committed to inclusion and diversity within its community and welcomes all applicants including but not limited to: women, visible minorities, Aboriginal People, all religions and ethnicities, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and all 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.
unnybrook Research Institute is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your cover letter.
The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent training, inclusive of post-doctoral fellowship experience, and be eligible for a University of Toronto appointment at the level of an Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an internationally recognized, competitive and stable peer-review-funded independent program in discovery and/or translational research and to develop collaborative research initiatives. Administrative responsibilities at the University of Toronto will be determined based on discussion with the university cognate department.
Applications should be accompanied by a curriculum vitae, a personal letter detailing the applicant’s academic plan, the names of three referees, and be directed to:
Dr. Cari Whyne, PhD FIOR Susanne and William Holland Chair in Musculoskeletal Research Holland Bone and Joint Program Research Director Sunnybrook Research Institute 2075 Bayview Ave, Room S620, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M4N 3M5 Email: email@example.com
Applications are requested by May 8, 2019, but will be received until the position is filled.
About Sunnybrook Research Institute
Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) is a fully affiliated research and teaching hospital with the University of Toronto.
Research spans three Toronto-based campuses: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, Holland Centre and St. John's Rehab.
Total research funding for 2017/2018 was $99 million.
Research space at Sunnybrook comprises 250,000 square feet, including 150,000 square feet for the world's first Centre for Research in Image-Guided Therapeutics.
Recognized as a Centre of Excellence by the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, the first site in Canada—and one of only seven in the world—to receive this honour. Sunnybrook has one of the most comprehensive and successful focused ultrasound research programs in the world, with technical, scientific and clinical experts accelerating progress in the field.