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Job Posting: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Faculty Lead, Mentorship, Culture and Inclusion Portfolio

Culture & Inclusion

Date Posted: 11/13/2023
Closing Date: 01/11/2024, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 34916
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Medicine
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Medicine, at the Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto is seeking applicants for the position of Faculty Lead, Mentorship, within its Culture and Inclusion portfolio. Applicants must hold a full-time clinical academic appointment in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher and have successfully passed the academic probationary period. The term of appointment is three years, renewable once following a successful review. Effective start date will be February 1, 2024, or as mutually agreed upon.

Reporting to the Vice-Chair, Culture and Inclusion, the Faculty Lead, Mentorship will promote, sustain and further strengthen the DoM’s mentorship program to ensure high-quality mentorship of all faculty members across the academic career lifespan i.e. early, mid and late career. They will be expected to create a governance structure that ensures broad engagement of department members and to work with stakeholders in the Department of Medicine to bring a mentorship lens to all major policy, departmental activities and practical decisions.

The ideal candidate is dynamic, will have experience building community and common purpose. They will be approachable, collaborative, a clear communicator, aware of departmental social and environmental issues, demonstrate professionalism, be impartial and a trusted individual. Applicant will have experience advocating and supporting needs of people and or groups, demonstrated knowledge of Departmental and Faculty initiatives related to the portfolio, experience and capacity for leadership in mentorship and experience mentoring across the academic lifespan.

The Department of Medicine is committed to ensuring an inclusive culture where all of its members feel a sense of belonging and are supported to achieve fulfillment and excellence across all stages of their career. The Department recognizes diversity and inclusion as cornerstones to excellence in both academic and clinical realms. It is committed to the recruitment and retention of learners and faculty from groups who are underrepresented in medicine and to the fair treatment of all of its members in research, learning and clinical environments that are free from discrimination and mistreatment. 

The Faculty Lead for Mentorship will receive an annual stipend from the Department of Medicine of $30,000 each academic year.

Should you be interested in this opportunity, please forward a letter of intent, an up-to-date curriculum vitae with subject heading (Faculty Lead, Mentorship Application), and the names and contact information of three referes to the Vice Chair Culture and Inclusion, c/o, Strategic Planning Officer.  

Please note your letter of intent should not only outline your strengths and leadership skills as they relate to this position but describe your vision for Mentorship.  Applications will be accepted until Thursday January 11, 2024 at 11:59 PM EST.

For more information about the Department of Medicine or about this position, please visit us online: Department of Medicine: 

Culture and Inclusion:

Applications can be addressed to:

Dr. Umberin Najeeb
Vice-Chair, Culture and Inclusion
c/o Monica Flak
Department of Medicine
University of Toronto

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

Diversity Statement

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.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

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