Assistant Professor - Hand Surgery

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Requisition Title: Assistant Professor - Hand Surgery - 1804340

The Department of Surgery, Divisions of Orthopaedic and Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery at the University Health Network, is inviting applications for the position of Academic Hand Surgeon. This appointment is for a full-time faculty position in the Hand Program within the Arthritis Program at the University Health Network.

The effective date of this appointment is February 28, 2019.

The successful applicant will work within the Hand Program and will participate in the clinical care of upper extremity patients. Advanced training in hand and wrist surgery as well as microsurgery are required. A strong experience in wrist surgery is preferred. Microsurgical training is required for on-call duties, as Toronto Western is a regional replantation centre.

The successful candidate should possess research skills through advanced training and have a publication track record. Preference will be given to applicants with a basic science or health services research interest, in order to add to the body of knowledge through original research. The candidate is expected to participate in medical student, resident, and hand surgery fellow education. The candidate's application should demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

The successful candidate must be eligible for appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant Professor and for certification with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

Salary will be be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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 Hand Program at Toronto Western Hospital is comprised of five full-time clinical faculty including orthopedic and plastic surgeons and two part time faculty members offering non-operative upper extremity care and surgery for elective and traumatic upper extremity problems including replantation and microsurgery. A dedicated hand therapy service is on site.

Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by December 1st, 2018 to:

Dr. Stefan Hofer
Toronto General Hospital, 200 Elizabeth Street, 8N-865
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 2C4
Email: [email protected]

Please include the name of three referees in the application.

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at

Job Field: Clinical
Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: University Health Network
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: Sep 21, 2018
Job Closing: Dec 1, 2018 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 9/22/2018
Application Due: 11/21/2018
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