Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Neurosurgery

Mar 31, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Neurosurgery - 1700511

Applications are invited for a position in the Division of Neurosurgery at St. Michael's Hospital, a fully affiliated hospital with the University of Toronto. The effective date of this appointment is January 1st 2018

The successful candidate will be a Neurosurgeon with a subspecialty in endoscopic and skull base neurosurgery. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. It is expected that this individual will conduct basic, translational and /or clinical research in their area of research interest. Other responsibilities include patient care, teaching and trainee supervision that are aligned with the goals of the Neurosurgical Program, Keenan Research Centre and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.

The successful candidate must hold a Fellowship in Neurosurgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and hold, or be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He/she will have, or be working towards a Master's Degree or PhD in a relevant field. He/she will be eligible for appointment in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto at a rank commensurate with his/her qualifications and academic achievements, starting with Assistant Professor.

St. Michael's Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma centre located in downtown Toronto, providing primary, secondary and tertiary care services for Toronto, Southern Ontario and beyond. The Department of Surgery at St. Michael's Hospital enjoys a proven track record in tertiary care surgical services with strengths in each of the surgical specialties.The Division of Neurosurgery at St. Michael's Hospital/University of Toronto is a large academic neurosurgery unit with fully appointed clinical facilities, a large neurosurgery in patient service, and new experimental and clinical research facilities.The Division at St. Michael's Hospital focuses on basic science, clinical and trauma related research. The Institution's research profile is well established and has been further strengthened by the new research facility, The Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.

Salary will be in the range of $400,000 - $450,000, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Estimate based on fee for service billings.

Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and names of three references should be sent via email as soon as possible to the office of:
Dr. Julian Spears,
St. Michael's Hospital,
3 Bond South Room 086,
30 Bond Street,
Toronto, ON
M5B 1W8

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: St. Michael's Hospital
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 30, 2017
Job Closing: Apr 30, 2017 Open Until Filled