Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - General Surgery

Mar 26, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - General Surgery - 1500270

The Department of Surgery, Division of General and Thoracic Surgery at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for the position of Surgeon Scientist, General Surgery. The effective date of this appointment is July 1, 2015.

Evidence of excellence in research and an advanced University degree is required. The candidate must have a strong academic/research background, and is expected to complement the Division's academic and research productivity. The candidate is expected to boost one of the three new programs of the Division which include regenerative medicine/stem cells, necrotizing enterocolitis or transitional care into adulthood. Responsibilities include clinical General Surgery practice, research, education, and administrative responsibilities as required by a Staff Surgeon.

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 or higher at the University of Toronto and Scientist track / Scientist at the Research Institute of the Hospital for Sick Children. In addition, he/she will 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. The appointment will be at 75% research and 25% clinical practice.
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 clinical care, research, 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 General Surgery is comprised of 8 surgeons, and provides medical and surgical care of neonates and children with acquired or congenital malformations, solid thoracic and abdominal tumors, thoracic/gastrointestinal diseases and trauma.

Salary will be between the range of $400,000 - $498,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

Please submit applications, including a Curriculum Vitae and the names of three referees by May 1, 2015 to: Dr. Agostino Pierro, 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

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) is one of the largest and most respected paediatric healthcare centres in the world. As innovators in child health, we lead and partner to improve the health of children through the integration of healthcare, leading-edge research and education. Our reputation would not have been built - nor could it be maintained - without the skills, knowledge and experience of the extraordinary people who come to work here every day. SickKids is committed to ongoing learning and development, and features a caring and supportive work environment that combines exceptionally high standards of practice.

When you join SickKids, you become part of our community. We share a commitment and determination to fulfill our vision of Healthier Children. A Better World.

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 17, 2015
Job Closing: May 1, 2015 Open Until Filled