Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Spinal Neurosurgery

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Requisition Title: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Spinal Neurosurgery - 1700644

The Division of Neurosurgery at the Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network and University of Toronto, is inviting applications for a full-time academic position at the level of Assistant Professor or higher by a neurosurgeon having a clinical subspecialty interest in Spinal Neurosurgery.

The successful applicant will also fulfill the mandate of a clinician-scientist, a clinician-investigator, or a clinician-educator. Each position offers an extraordinary opportunity to work in a leading Neurosciences center and collaborate in excellent clinical and research programs at the Krembil Neurosciences Center in a multidisciplinary clinical environment. Duties will include patient care, teaching, trainee supervision and research. Time for research will be protected.

The Division of Neurosurgery at the Krembil Neuroscience Center, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, is one of the largest academic neurosurgical units in the world. Excellent facilities for clinical neuroscience supported by state-of-the-art clinical, ICU and experimental imaging facilities provide an environment conducive to leading-edge research. The successful applicant will be a member of the Division of Neurosurgery and will work in the Spine Program, which is a multi-disciplinary program that includes Neurosurgeons and Orthopaedic spinal surgeons. The successful applicant will work collaboratively with members of other clinical programs, namely neurovascular therapeutics, functional and epilepsy, and skull-base/oncology.

Qualifications include an MD, specialist certification in neurosurgery and eligibility for licensure in the province of Ontario. A postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) in basic or clinical research, fellowship training in the specific subspecialty area and commitment to academic excellence as demonstrated by a portfolio of significant scholarly works are key considerations. 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.
Annual salary is estimated in excess of $400,000. Estimate is based on fee for service billings. Additional salary support and start-up funding commensurate with the successful candidate's research commitments will also be available.

Please forward a curriculum vitae, statement of academic interests and the names of three referees by December 31, 2017 to:

Dr. Michael Tymianski
Head, Division of Neurosurgery
Toronto Western Hospital
University Health Network
399 Bathurst Street, WW 4-435

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5T 2S8
Email: [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: Apr 13, 2017
Job Closing: Dec. 31, 2017 Open Until Filled





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Posted: 10/9/2018
Application Due: 12/8/2018
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