Assistant Professor - Neurosurgery

Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Neurosurgery - 1600387

The Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full-time position of Staff Surgeon, Neurosurgery. The effective date of this appointment is July 1, 2107.

The candidate must have a strong academic/research background, and is expected to complement the Division's academic and research productivity. An advanced University degree is required. Responsibilities include full clinical Neurosurgery practice, research, and education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Staff Surgeon. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

The successful candidate should be an academic with an international reputation who can provide effective and collaborative leadership at the hospital, provincial, national and international level. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and 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.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is a world-renowned, state-of-the-art paediatric health care facility affiliated with the University of Toronto. The hospital is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment. SickKids is a paediatric academic health science centre, affiliated with the University of Toronto, dedicated to the care of children. The Division of Neurosurgery is comprised of 6 surgeons, and provides medical and surgical care of the complete spectrum of pediatric neurosurgical disorders.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $600,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

Please submit applications, the name of three referees, and curriculum vitae by June 30, 2016 to: Dr. James Drake, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail:

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: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 21, 2016
Job Closing: Jun 30, 2016, Open Unitl FIiled