Unity Health Toronto and the University of Toronto’s Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology are seeking applications from qualified and highly motivated individuals to fill a full-time position for a Medical or Clinical Microbiologist at Unity Health Toronto (St Michael’s Hospital/St. Joseph’s Health Centre/Providence Healthcare) Microbiology laboratories for a position with responsibilities across the network.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with excellence in microbiology laboratory skills. Abilities in molecular microbiology would be an asset. The successful candidate must have excellent communication and collaborative skills to work with the current team of 2 MD and 1 PhD microbiologists to continue to develop the microbiology laboratory into a cutting edge program. The candidate will be expected to provide clinical and laboratory microbiology consultations including on-call services and may be involved in COVID-19 testing, biosafety, quality assurance, test development, utilization, antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention and control. There will be opportunities for the microbiologist to engage in academic research, teaching and other creative professional activities. Opportunities for clinical infectious disease consultations for inpatients and outpatients may be available.

Candidates should have a PhD and/or MD degree and hold certification in Clinical Microbiology, FCCM board-certified or equivalent, or Medical Microbiology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or a comparable organization. Applications from those eligible for certification but not yet certified will be considered.

Salary will be in accordance with the uniform level of compensation in the Province of Ontario.

Evaluation of applications will begin June 15, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Please forward your application, including your curriculum vitae and the names of three references, to:

Dr. Catherine Streutker, Acting Chief, Department of Laboratory Medicine
St. Michael’s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario M5B 1W8, Canada
E-Mail: cathy.streutker@unityhealth.to

The full posting can be found here: Job Poster