Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital

1379 8817
Position ID:MSH-Lunenfeld-PI [#8817]
Position Title: Principal Investigator
Position Location:Toronto, Ontario M5G 1X5, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Developmental Biology
Appl Deadline:2017/02/28 finished (posted 2017/01/17, listed until 2017/07/17)
Position Description:    

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The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute of Mount Sinai Hospital, a University of Toronto affiliated research centre, is one of the world's leading centres in biomedical research. With ground-breaking discoveries in research areas such as diabetes, genetic disorders, cancer and women’s and infants’ health, the Institute is committed to excellence in health research and the training of young investigators. Strong partnerships with the clinical programs of Mount Sinai Hospital ensure that scientific knowledge is used to promote human health. Information about the leading research performed at the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum can be found at


The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is recruiting an outstanding investigator in the area of Women’s and Infants’ Health. This research area broadly covers the areas of fertility/infertility, pregnancy (including early embryo development, placentation, fetal development, mechanisms of parturition and pregnancy complications), as well as the developmental origins of health and disease. Investigators will be cross-appointed in the major research or clinical departments at the University of Toronto. The Institute provides a research-intensive environment with modern and innovative core facilities. Investigators are permanent and independent positions equivalent to Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, depending on experience.


Successful candidates will hold a PhD and/or MD degree, with postdoctoral experience and a strong publication record in an area consistent with promoting Women’s and Infants’ Health. Candidates are expected to develop innovative and highly competitive independent research programs. We offer competitive salary and startup packages commensurate with experience and qualifications.

How to Apply:

Applications should include a current CV, research statement, publication list and three reference letters. Applications should be submitted via prior to February 28, 2017. Applications will be accepted after the deadline, until the positions are filled but may not be rapidly reviewed. Applicants needing additional information can send an e-mail to Dr. Stephen Lye at E-mailed applications will not be accepted.

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital, room 982
600 University Avenue
Toronto, ON

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