Assistant/Associate Professor - Waddell Early Career Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant/Associate Professor - Waddell Early Career Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery

Date Posted: 04/24/2022
Closing Date: 05/27/2022, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 23862
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Unity Health Toronto - St. Michael's
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Temerty Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto and Unity Health Toronto – St. Michael’s Hospital are seeking applications for the Waddell Early Career Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital-Unity Health Toronto. The successful candidate must currently hold a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor and an Active Staff appointment at Unity Health Toronto – St. Michael’s Hospital. This is a five-year, joint University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital term Professorship. The tentative start date of this appointment is June 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will be a surgeon-investigator with the ability to lead a world-class research/ educational program related to the delivery of orthopaedic syllabus delivery as part of a blended learning program. This falls under of the main pillars of the strategic priorities of Unity Health Toronto – “reimagining teaching and learning”.

Evidence of producing educational videos and/or experience modifying the traditional syllabus to a more up-to-date product is essential. The applicant should also be able to orchestrate the use of augmented reality and animation to deliver the syllabus. The applicant should have experience of working with the division of medical education to assess virtual learning tools.

Applicants will be evaluated by an Appointments Committee according to University of Toronto and St. Michael’s Hospital policies. Consideration will be given to the applicant’s record of scholarly activity (including grants, peer-reviewed publications, program development, and collaborations with organizations nationally and internationally, supervision of graduate students and fellows) and contributions to the field.

The Professorship will support academic activities of the incumbent, which may include salary support, research operations, and relevant educational events.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae (Common CV), a 2-page outline of their academic program (including research productivity, training activities and academic prominence), and a 1-2 page description of how the professorship funds would be used.

Submissions to the Selection Committee must be sent electronically by May 27, 2022 to Dr. Ori Rotstein [email protected], Unity Health Toronto and copied to Elizabeth Huggins [email protected].

The St. Michael’s Hospital research enterprise strives to achieve equity and fairness within our community.

Unity Health recognizes that scholars have varying career paths and that career interruptions due to personal circumstances can be part of an excellent academic record. Search committee members have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of, career interruptions in their assessments.

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

CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.

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All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact [email protected].

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