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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sprott Department of Surgery - UHN/University of Toronto

University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8
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    Employee
  • Job Status
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Division of Orthopaedic Surgery, Sprott Department of Surgery, University Health Network

University of Toronto 

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery in the Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network and the University of Toronto are inviting applications for the position of an academic Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon. This is a full-time faculty appointment.

The effective date of this appointment is January 1, 2022.

We seek a fully licensed academic surgeon with fellowship training in adult complex spinal deformity and tumor surgery. The candidate must be proficient in managing patients with spine arthritis, deformity, tumor as well as provide management of fracture and trauma patients.

The successful candidate will be appointed as a surgeon-investigator and must have a postgraduate degree (MSc or PhD) with focus on areas of surgical simulation, advanced surgical skills training, or patient engagement. Ideally, the candidate will have expertise to establish a successful independently funded peer-reviewed clinical research program. Evidence of excellence in teaching and scholarship is also required. The successful candidate should ideally possess strong leadership skills, professionalism and an ability to work in a team. The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor at the University of Toronto and 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.

The University Health Network is comprised of Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto General Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and The Michener Institute of Education. It is one of Canada’s largest and leading clinical and research hospitals. The University Health Network is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery is comprised of 12 full-time clinical faculty members offering comprehensive clinical care within the UHN Schroeder Arthritis Institute at Toronto Western Hospital in the areas of upper and lower extremity reconstruction, sports medicine, hip and knee arthroplasty, foot and ankle reconstruction and spine surgery.

The Spine Section at UHN is a combined orthopaedic and neurosurgical integrated practice unit that offers an extraordinary opportunity to work in leading Centers of Excellence in Neuroscience and Arthritis and collaborate across priority clinical and research programs at the Krembil Research Institute and in a multidisciplinary clinical environment emphasizing quality care, health outcomes, research and education. The Spine Section is aligned with key programs at the UHN – specifically Toronto Rehabilitation Institute as a strong leading rehabilitation program, Princess Margaret Cancer Center as a top cancer program in North America and The Michener Institute of Education as the first health care education institution within an academic health sciences network.

Compensation package will consist of a combination of fee for service model using the Ontario Health Insurance Plan (OHIP) and academic salary support commensurate with qualifications and experience. An academic start-up package will be provided to support the successful candidate as an investigator in the Buchan Arthritis Research Centre and Krembil Research Institute.

Please submit applications by mail or via email, along with a curriculum vitae and up to three letters of reference by September 3, 2021 to:

Dr. Christian Veillette, Division Head
c/o Sheila Mondonedo
Division of Orthopaedic Surgery
Toronto Western Hospital, 399 Bathurst Street, East Wing 1-441,
Toronto, ON M5T 2S8 Canada

or Sheila.Mondonedo@uhn.ca 

For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery, please visit our home page at http://surgery.utoronto.ca. 

The University Health Network and the University of Toronto are strongly committed to diversity within their communities and especially welcome applications from racialized persons/person of colour, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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Posted: 2021-08-11 Expires: 2021-10-11

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