Job Postings: Sunnybrook Research Institute

The Dixon Family Chair in Ophthalmology Research 
Posted: 01/29/2013 10:10:43 AM

Sunnybrook Research Institute (SRI) in collaboration with the University of Toronto seeks applications for the Dixon Family Chair in Ophthalmology Research. The Dixon Family Chair endowment will provide ongoing full salary support. The successful candidate will hold a PhD and/or MD, have demonstrable leadership ability and a proven track record in establishing a high quality, peer reviewed research program.

As the research enterprise of a premier academic health sciences centre and one of Canada’s largest hospitals, SRI’s ground breaking research changes the way patients are treated around the world. SRI is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in basic and applied research, developing innovations in care for more than 1 million patients annually.

Conducting $125 million in research each year, SRI is home to 1000 scientists, clinician scientists; research associates and more than 400 trainees, operating in ~500,000 sq.ft. of state of the art infrastructure [].

The Dixon Chair will be expected to establish a program of research excellence in any area of vision science. Academic appointments in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Sunnybrook Research Institute, will be commensurate with experience. The term of the appointment will be five years and is renewable in accordance with Hospital and University policies.

Interested candidates should apply by e-mail with highlights of their research accomplishments and a full curriculum vitae to:

Michael Julius
Chair of the Search Committee
c/o Ms. Jeanette Andreatta

Sunnybrook 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.