Assistant Professor - Hand Surgery

Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Hand Surgery - 1501608

The Department of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopaedic and Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, at Toronto Western Hospital is inviting applications for the position of Academic Hand Surgeon.This appointment is for a full time faculty position in the Hand Program within the Arthritis Program at University Health Network.

The effective date of this appointment is April 1, 2016.

The successful applicant will work within the Hand Program and will participate in the clinical care of upper extremity patients. The candidate will be required to participate in the teaching of medical students, residents, and hand surgery fellows and will add to the body of knowledge through original research.

The successful candidate should possess research skills as evidenced by advanced training and a publication history. Preference will be given to applicants with a basic science research interest and experience in wrist surgery. Advanced training in hand surgery and microsurgery are required. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

UHN is comprised of the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and is one of Canada's largest and leading clinical and research hospitals. UHN is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. The Hand Program at Toronto Western Hospital is comprised of 5 full-time clinical faculty including orthopedic and plastic surgeons and 2 part time faculty members offering non-operative upper extremity care and surgery for elective and traumatic upper extremity problems including replantation and microsurgery. A dedicated hand therapy service is on site.

Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by January 29th, 2016 to:
Dr. Stefan Hofer

Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 8N-865
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4

Please include the name of three referees in the application.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at

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: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Dec 1, 2015
Job Closing: Jan 29, 2016 Open Untill Filled