Academic Plastic Surgeon: Dalhousie University and Nova Scotia Health Authority

Dalhousie NS Health

The Division of Plastic Surgery at Dalhousie University is seeking to hire a full time academic Plastic Surgeon with a major interest in hand and peripheral nerve surgery.  This position will have its clinical base at the Queen Elizabeth II Health Sciences Centres in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The QEII HSC 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 successful candidate will join a dynamic group of enthusiastic surgeons and will be an important part of our plastic surgery residency training program. They must demonstrate the potential for academic excellence. An active role in academics- research, education or administration- is required and incentivized.  Experience in or aptitude for leadership will be considered an asset for this position.

The successful candidate must have a Fellowship in Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgery with a demonstrated clinical interest in nerve transfers, brachial plexus injuries and other advanced hand and wrist surgery.  They will participate in general Plastic Surgery call, therefore must also be proficient in digit reimplantation, basic maxillofacial trauma surgery, and other common acute presentations. 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.

A letter of application, accompanied by a CV and names of three referees, will be accepted until July 16, 2021 and should be sent to:

Dr. Jason Williams
Head, Division of Plastic Surgery
Room 4447, Halifax Infirmary
1796 Summer Street, Halifax, NS B3H 3A7
Email:, Fax: (902) 473-6296

Reference #: S-839