Associate / Full Professor - Keenan Chair in Surgery

Jan 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Keenan Chair in Surgery - 1600616

Applications for a five-year Endowed Chair in Surgery at St. Michael's Hospital are now being sought. This is a renewable joint University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital Chair. The successful candidate will be an internationally recognized surgeon-scientist with an established research program and a focus on fundamental/ translational research and should be eligible for the rank of Associate/Full Professor within the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto. Surgeons with specialty training in neurosurgery, general surgery or trauma/critical care surgery are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants must hold a Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada Certification, or its equivalent. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario.

Applications will be evaluated by a senior panel of University of Toronto and St. Michael's Hospital faculty in regard to the applicant's record of scholarly activity, national/international reputation, demonstrated ability to collaborate, relevance of his/her research, expectation for ongoing academic achievement and contributions to the field.

In your application, please include:
  • Your curriculum vitae;
  • A two page outline of your academic program (including research productivity, training activities and academic prominence);
  • A one- two page description of how you would use the endowment
  • The name of three referees

The salary range for this position will be $400,000 to $700,000 per annum.

Submissions to the Selection Committee must be sent electronically by June 30, 2016 to:

Dr. Ori Rotstein, Director, Keenan Research Centre for Biomedical Science and Surgeon-in-Chief, St. Michael's Hospital (

Please cc Bernadette Slingerland (

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

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

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: St. Michael's Hospital
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 19, 2016
Job Closing: Jun 30, 2016 Open Until Filled