Assistant Professor - Spine Surgery

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Spine Surgery - 1801288

The Department of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is inviting applications for two full-time positions from surgeons with advanced fellowship training in spine surgery. The effective dates of the two appointments are flexible, with one anticipated appointment beginning as early as August 2018, and the other August 2019.

Clinically, the successful candidates will provide advanced surgical care with a predominant focus on spine surgery at Sunnybrook's Bayview Campus with expected major contributions to the cancer and trauma programs.

The ideal candidates will have a graduate level degree, preferably with training in health services research or quality improvement. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. SHSC is one of Canada's largest leading clinical and research hospitals. SHSC is a fully affiliated academic health sciences facility of the University of Toronto and the home to one of the University's three Academies for undergraduate education. SHSC has an international reputation for clinical excellence and research and is an acknowledged academic leader. Sunnybrook Research Institute hosts well established programs in basic, applied, and clinical research occupying over 250,000 sq. ft. of state-of-the-art infrastructure with annual peer review grant support of $75M.

Applicants must have certification in Neurosurgery or Orthopedic Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent). Candidates must be eligible for appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and 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 Department of Surgery at SHSC performs over 15,000 surgical cases annually. As one of the largest trauma centres in Canada, over 1700 'trauma code' patients are managed through our Emergency Department annually. The hospital's Department of Surgery remains integral to Sunnybrook's ecosystem supporting its Trauma activity, Cancer Program, and provides comprehensive spine care for patients with spinal disorders.

Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2018. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the name of three referees to:

Attention: Ms. Katarzyna (Ala) Bankowska

Dr. Albert Yee, MD, FRCSC
Division Head, Orthopaedic Surgery
Department of Surgery
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Dr. Todd Mainprize, MD, FRCSC

Division Head, Neurosurgery

Department of Surgery,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

2075 Bayview Avenue, Room MG 371-B
Toronto, Ontario, Canada. M4N 3M5
Ph: 416-480-6815
Fax: 416-480-4395
Email: [email protected]

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Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Apr 11, 2018
Job Closing: May 31, 2018 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 4/12/2018
Application Due: 5/25/2018
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