Assistant Professor - Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

University of Toronto
St. George (Downtown Toronto)

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Assistant Professor - Trauma and Acute Care Surgery

Date Posted: 09/09/2022
Closing Date: 01/31/2023, 11:59PM ET
Req ID: 27193
Job Category: Faculty - Clinical
Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine
Department: Dept of Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Sunnybrook Health Science Centre
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


Tory Regional Trauma Centre, the Division of General Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for the position of a full-time trauma and acute care surgeon. The effective date for this appointment would be no earlier than January 2024, but is negotiable.

We seek a full-time faculty general surgeon with fellowship training in trauma surgery who will fulfill an important role in the Division as a surgeon- investigator, with no less than 50% of their time to committed to research activity. The research focus should be aligned with the directions of our strategic plan available here: The successful candidate will possess a strong track record and graduate level training their area of research. Evidence of excellence in teaching is required.

Clinically, the successful candidate will join an academic group providing comprehensive trauma care spanning the entire continuum, ranging from resuscitation, operative care, acute care in the ICU and ward, to rehabilitation and recovery. Our centre includes a strong resident and fellowship training program. There will be no opportunity for an elective surgical practice given the specific focus of this role.

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

The Tory Regional Trauma Centre is Canada’s largest trauma centre and fulfills a critical role in the region, serving all of South Central Ontario and providing learning opportunities for wide spectrum of trainees across several surgical specialties.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is one of Canada’s leading clinical and research hospitals. Sunnybrook is a fully affiliated academic health sciences facility of the University of Toronto and home to one of the Universities three academies for undergraduate education. Sunnybrook has an international reputation for clinical excellence in 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 square feet of state of the art infrastructure with annual peer reviewed grants of $75 million dollars.

Salary will be between the range of $300,000 - $400,000, as well as commensurate with qualifications and experience. This estimate is based on fee for service billings.

Please submit a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae and the name of three referees to:

Dr. Shady Ashamalla

Division Head, General Surgery

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

via email to: [email protected]

(Business Manager for the Division of General Surgery)

This position posting will remain open until January 31, 2023.

For more information on about Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the Faculty of Medicine, Department of Surgery please visit our home pages at and

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.

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