Requisition Title:Assistant / Associate Professor - Functional and Neurovascular Neurosurgery - 1201373
Faculty / Division:Faculty of Medicine
Campus:St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting:Oct 10, 2012
Job Closing:Nov 30, 2012
The Division of Neurosurgery at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network and University of Toronto, is undergoing a major expansion. We therefore invite applications for two full-time academic neurosurgeons with clinical subspecialty interests in one of: Cerebrovascular and/or Endovascular or Functional Neurosurgery.
Each successful applicant will also fulfill the mandate of a clinician-scientist, a clinician-investigator, or a clinician-educator. Each position offers an extraordinary opportunity to work in a leading Neurosciences center and collaborate in excellent clinical and research programs at the Krembil Neurosciences Center in a multidisciplinary clinical environment. Duties will include patient care, teaching, trainee supervision and research. Time for research will be protected.
The Division of Neurosurgery at the Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, is one of the largest academic neurosurgical units in the world. Excellent facilities for clinical neuroscience supported by state-of-the-art clinical, ICU and experimental imaging facilities provide an environment conducive to leading-edge research. The anticipated expansion in the number of neurosurgical faculty will occur over the next three years, and parallels significant growth in research facilities, renovations of OR infrastructure, increased critical care resources and growth of the individual clinical programs, namely neurovascular therapeutics, complex spine, functional and epilepsy, and skull-base/oncology.
The successful candidates should have an MD, specialist certification in neurosurgery and should be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario, as well as for an academic appointment at the University of Toronto, Department of Surgery at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. A postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) in basic or clinical research, fellowship training in the specific subspecialty area and commitment to academic excellence as demonstrated by a portfolio of significant scholarly work. Salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Please forward a curriculum vitae, statement of academic interests and the names of three referees by November 30, 2012 to:
Dr. Michael Tymianski, Head, Division of Neurosurgery
Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, 399 Bathurst Street, WW 4-435, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2S8
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 
For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/ Department of Surgery, please visit our home page  at http://surgery.utoronto.ca .