Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Endocrine Surgery

May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Lecturer / Assistant Professor - Endocrine Surgery - 1700430

The Division of General Surgery at the University Health Network and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for a full time faculty position as an academic Endocrine Surgeon at the level of Clinical Lecturer or Assistant Professor. The effective date of this position is July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate will support the clinical programs and academic mission of University Health Network, which is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto. The University Health Network is comprised of the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute. UHN is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. The Division of General Surgery currently has 25 surgeons, 2 of whom specialize in Endocrine Surgery.

The successful candidate will have completed a residency program in general surgery as well as an American Association of Endocrine Surgeons accredited fellowship in endocrine surgery, (or equivalent) with an emphasis on thyroid and parathyroid oncology. She/He will have demonstrated outstanding technical skills, the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and to teach trainees at all levels. She/He will hold, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate will hold, or plan to obtain, a graduate degree (Masters or PhD). She/He will lead clinical and research academic initiatives focused on the management and outcomes of thyroid and parathyroid neoplasms. The candidate will have demonstrated a strong academic commitment. Evidence of productivity, excellence, and the potential to become an international leader is essential. Start-up research support and mentoring will be provided.

Responsibilities will include general surgery call at the attending staff level, practical and didactic teaching of general surgery junior and senior residents, as well as general surgery oncology fellows. This position entails 20 to 30 hours of didactic undergraduate medical student teaching per year, in addition to supervision of 10 to 20 on-service medical students per year.

Please submit a letter of intent, CV and the name of three referees by April 15, 2017 to:
Allan Okrainec, MD, MHPE, FRCSC, FACS
Head, Division of General Surgery, UHN
Peter A. Crossgrove Chair in General Surgery
Toronto General Hospital
10 Eaton Room 220 200 Elizabeth St.
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4

Questions and correspondence should be directed to: Deborah Wilson; deborah.wilson@uhn.ca T: (416) 340-3573.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 17, 2017
Job Closing: Apr. 15, 2017 Open Until Filled


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