Associate / Full Professor - Head of Orthopaedic Surgery

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Requisition Title: Associate / Full Professor - Head of Orthopaedic Surgery - 1803786

The Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network (UHN) is conducting a search for an academic surgeon to lead the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery. This appointment is for a five-year term, renewable once, following a successful review. This is a full-time faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and will be based at the Toronto Western Hospital (TWH). The effective date of this appointment is flexible; however, we hope to have this position filled by November 1st, 2018.

The Division Head would oversee the administration activities of the Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, with responsibilities for clinical and academic activities including excellence in patient care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows; research; and related service duties. Assuring quality of care in the division is an important focus of this position.

Qualifications include MD with specialist certification in orthopaedic surgery and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Candidates must be eligible for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills encompassing integrative thinking and managerial tools, emotional and political intelligence evidenced by a strong track record. Leadership training is an asset; however, not a mandatory requirement.

University Health Network is comprised of the Toronto General Hospital, Toronto Western Hospital, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute. UHN is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, research, innovation and education with strong values of safety, compassion, teamwork, integrity and stewardship. The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at the TWH offers care in the areas of adult trauma, lower extremity reconstruction and arthroplasty (hip and knee replacement), upper extremity reconstruction (shoulder and elbow surgery), sports medicine and arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery, spine, hand and oncology with a major focus on arthritis related research including regenerative medicine, precision medicine and health systems research. The division is comprised of 12 full-time clinical faculty committed to excellence in patient care, teaching and research in multiple UHN Programs.

Salary will be between the range of $450,000 to $600,000, estimate based on fee for service billings with additional salary support commensurate with the successful candidate's leadership qualifications and experience.

Please forward your curriculum vitae along with your letter of intention and the name of three referees by September 10th, 2018 to:

Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, MD
Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director Surgery & Critical Care Program
University Health Network
190 Elizabeth Street, RFE-1-408
Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4
c/o Mrs. Annette Remmes at [email protected].

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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: Aug 10, 2018
Job Closing: Sep 10, 2018 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 10/10/2018
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