Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Upper Extremity/Trauma Surgery

Job description

Job FieldThe Department of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre (SHSC) is inviting applications for one full-time surgeon with advanced fellowship training in upper extremity surgery. The effective date of this appointment is as early as January 2019, or beyond.

Clinically, the successful candidate will provide advanced surgical care with a predominant focus on upper extremity surgery within Sunnybrook’s Holland Musculoskeletal Program, with expected contributions to the hospital’s trauma program as well as Working Condition Program (WCP).

The ideal candidate will possess a graduate level degree relevant to academic orthopaedic surgery, preferably with training in health services research, bioengineering, or imaging technologies, or a significant track record of research in an area related to orthopedic surgery. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

Applicants must have certification in orthopedic surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent). Candidates must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or higher 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.

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. The 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.

The Department of Surgery at SHSC performs over 15,000 surgical cases annually, with Orthopaedic Surgery comprising ~ 5000 annual surgical cases. 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 care for patients with upper extremity surgical disorders.

Applications will be accepted until July 1, 2018. Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the name of three referees to:

Attention: Ms. Carolyn Gimera
Dr. Albert Yee, MD, FRCSC
Holland MSK Program Chief, and Marvin Tile Chair, Division Head Orthopaedic 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]

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

Job Field: Clinical
Department: Surgery
Campus: St. George (downtown Toronto)
Job Posting: May 8, 2018




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Posted: 10/15/2019
Application Due: 8/6/2020
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