Assistant Professor - Uro-oncology

May 29, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Uro-oncology - 1700512

The Sprott Department of Surgery, Division of Urology at University Health Network is inviting applications for the position of Uro-Oncologist.

The effective date of this appointment is July 1, 2017.

The successful candidate will possess a strong track record in clinical care, research and teaching. Specifically, the candidate must have completed a graduate degree and demonstrated scholarly activity. The candidate must be eligible for appointment as Assistant Professor rank in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. The candidate must have completed a Urologic Oncology fellowship and demonstrated aptitude for open and minimally invasive surgery. Ideally, the candidate should have experience in prostate cancer focal therapy. Clinically, the successful candidate will manage all aspects of Uro-oncology with a multi-disciplinary team at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre. This role also involves training residents and fellows, as well as medical students. An aptitude for teaching is an important quality for this position.

The position will involve a 40% research and 60% clinical split. The candidate must have, or be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, as well as licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The UHN is comprised of the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre and the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and is one of Canada's largest and leading clinical and research hospitals. UHN is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. The Division of Urology is comprised of 8 full-time clinical faculty members, within multiple UHN Programs, offering clinical care in the areas of oncology, voiding dysfunction and transplantation.

Please submit applications, the name of three referees and curriculum vitae by May 1, 2017 to Dr. A. Finelli at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, 610 University Ave, 3rd floor, room 130, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5G 2M9.

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: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Mar 30, 2017
Job Closing: May 1, 2017 Open Until Filled


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