Assistant / Associate / Full Professor - Neurosurgery

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Applications are invited for a position in the Division of Neurosurgery at St. Michael’s Hospital, a fully affiliated hospital with the University of Toronto. The effective date of this appointment is January 1st, 2018- September 2018.

The successful candidate will be a Neurosurgeon with a subspecialty in endoscopic and skull base neurosurgery. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required. It is expected that this individual will conduct basic, translational and /or clinical research in their area of research interest. Other responsibilities include patient care, teaching and trainee supervision that are aligned with the goals of the Neurosurgical Program, Keenan Research Centre and Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute.

The successful candidate must hold a Fellowship in Neurosurgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and hold, or be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. He/she will have, or be working towards a Master’s Degree or PhD in a relevant field. He/she will be eligible for appointment in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto at a rank commensurate with his/her qualifications and academic achievements, starting with Assistant Professor.

St. Michael’s Hospital is a Level 1 Trauma centre located in downtown Toronto, providing primary, secondary and tertiary care services for Toronto, Southern Ontario and beyond. The Department of Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital enjoys a proven track record in tertiary care surgical services with strengths in each of the surgical specialties.The Division of Neurosurgery at St. Michael's Hospital/University of Toronto is a large academic neurosurgery unit with fully appointed clinical facilities, a large neurosurgery in patient service, and new experimental and clinical research facilities.The Division at St. Michael's Hospital focuses on basic science, clinical and trauma related research. The Institution’s research profile is well established and has been further strengthened by the new research facility, The Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute. Currently, the Division of Neurosurgery and the DivisionOtolaryngology have an outstanding relationship and collaborative practice isthe expectation.

The University of Toronto, established in 1827, is among theworld’s most prestigious universities with a longstanding reputation forinnovation and research.  Recently theUniversity of Toronto was ranked second globally for number of publications andthird globally for citations rankings in the area of health policy andservices.

Toronto is an international centre of business, finance,arts and culture and is recognized as one of the most multicultural andcosmopolitan cities in the world. 

Salary will be commensuratewith qualifications and experience.

Applications, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and names of three references should be sent via email by June 30th, 2017 to the office of:

Julian Spears, MD SM FRCSC FACS,

Interim Head, Division of Neurosurgery,

Co-Director Neurovascular Program,

Associate Program Director, Residency Training Program,

Chair Cerebrovascular and Brain Tumor Surgery,

St. Michael’s Hospital,

30 Bond Street,

Room 086 Bond South Wing,

Toronto, ON, 

M5B 1W8 

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: Mar 30, 2017




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