Associate / Full Professor - Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery

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Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Hepato-pancreato-biliary Surgery - 1800192

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 the Section Head of the Hepato-pancreato-biliary (HPB) Surgery Program in the Division of General Surgery, at the level of Associate or Full Professor. The effective date of this position is flexible, but preferably July 2018.

The successful candidate will lead the Hepato-pancreato-biliary program and the academic mission of the Division of General Surgery at 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, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute, and the Michener Institute. The HPB surgery program at UHN is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. The Division of General Surgery currently has 25 surgeons, 6 of whom specialize in HPB surgery. Case volumes place the HPB Program within the busiest programs in North America.

Responsibilities will include surgery, on-call, practical and didactic teaching of general surgery residents, as well as HPB/Transplant clinical fellows, all of whom are on service continuously. As the HPB section head, he/she will report to the Division Head of General Surgery. Administrative responsibilities will include oversight of the HPB surgery program including clinical and research academic initiatives.The successful applicant will have demonstrated a strong academic commitment, manifested by prior publications and international collaborations in the field of interest. Evidence of productivity, excellence, and international leadership is essential.

The successful candidate will be an actively practicing HPB surgeon and will have completed a residency program in general surgery as well as an HPB fellowship. She/He will have demonstrated outstanding technical skills, the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and to teach trainees at all levels. It is expected that the successful candidate will bring their special expertise in research or education to the role. She/He will have strong leadership skills, as demonstrated by prior leadership roles. She/He will hold, or be eligible for, licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. She/He will hold a FRCSC from the Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent. A graduate degree (Masters or PhD) would be an asset.

Please submit a letter of intent, CV and the name of three referees by February 28, 2018 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 217
200 Elizabeth St. Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4

Questions and correspondence should be directed to: Deborah Wilson; [email protected]; T: (416) 340-3573.

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Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Jan 23, 2018
Job Closing: Mar 31, 2018 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 3/25/2018
Application Due: 5/24/2018
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