Academic Minimally Invasive Surgeon: Dalhousie University and QEII Health Sciences Centre

Dalhousie NS Health

The Division of General Surgery at Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health are seeking to hire a full time academic Minimally Invasive Surgeon with a major interest in Bariatric and Endoscopic Surgery.  This position will have its clinical base at the QEII Health Sciences Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The QEII Health Sciences Centre is the tertiary and quarternary care referral centre for approximately two million people in the Atlantic Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland. The state of the art QEII Simulation and Skills Centre is the located on the main campus.

The successful candidate will join two other Minimally Invasive Surgeons in our university based academic clinical practice, will be actively involved with medical student, resident and fellow training, and will take General Surgery call.  The successful candidate must be a fellowship-trained Minimally Invasive Surgeon with a defined clinical interest in Bariatric and Endoscopic Surgery.  They must demonstrate the potential for academic excellence with a research focus in an defined area consistent with the needs and strategic direction of the Department of Surgery.  Examples of such areas would include surgical education, translational research, health services research, quality assessment/improvement, and clinical trials. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in Nova Scotia.  Remuneration is based on a competitive alternate funding plan.

The Department of Surgery is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness.  The Department of Surgery encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community

Applications, accompanied by a CV and names of three referees, will be accepted until October 16, 2020 and should be sent to:

Dr. James Ellsmere
Chair, MIS Search Committee
Associate Professor, Division of General Surgery
8-032 Centenniel Building
1276 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3H 2Y9

Email: lesli1.smith@nshealth.ca
Fax #: (902) 473-4442