Assistant Professor - Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

May 24, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery - 1600386

The Department of Surgery, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for full time academic Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon. The effective date of this appointment is as soon as possible.

Responsibilities include clinical, research, education and administrative responsibilities as required. The clinical component of the position will include a substantial commitment to the care of children with spine deformities.The candidate must have expertise in cervical spine instrumentation. Other clinical duties include participation in the emergency call schedule at SickKids. Evidence of excellence in research is required.The candidate must have a strong academic/research background, hold an advanced University Degree and is expected to complement the Division's academic and research productivity.

The successful candidate should be an academic with an international reputation, or a recently qualified fellowship trained surgeon with outstanding potential who will provide effective and collaborative leadership at the hospital, provincial, national and international level. Start-up support and mentorship will be provided for the successful candidate.The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto, be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is among the largest children's hospitals in North America and has a long history of excellence in clinical care, research, and education. It is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is located adjacent to the University campus and to numerous specialty hospitals and biomedical research institutes. Our division comprises seven full time and three part time academic surgeons, five fellows, and residents. We are well supported by a dedicated spine nurse practitioner, physical therapists, orthopaedic technologists, and administrative staff.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $470,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

Toronto is a vibrant multicultural city with consistent population and economic growth. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, school and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.

Please submit applications, the name of three referees, and curriculum vitae by January 15th, 2017 to: Dr. Martin Gargan, Chair of the Search Committee, 555 University Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8. E-mail:

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Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jun 27, 2016
Job Closing: Jan 15, 2017 Open Until Filled