The Department of Surgery, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto is inviting applications for the permanent position of Academic Surgeon with a focus on pediatric craniofacial surgery, cleft lip and palate surgery, vascular anomalies and microsurgical reconstruction. This appointment is for a full-time faculty position in the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto with a position description of Surgeon-Scientist or Surgeon-Investigator.
The effective date of this appointment is to be decided.
The successful applicant will work within the Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery and participate in the care of pediatric patients with craniofacial, cleft and vascular anomalies in addition to providing general care to the pediatric plastic surgery patient population. Advanced training and experience in pediatric craniomaxillofacial surgery is required.
The successful candidate should ideally possess expertise in surgical education and have a higher training (MSc or PhD) in education. A focus and experience in global outreach is preferred. The successful candidate should possess an academic interest with research skills and have a publication and peer-review grant track record. The candidate is expected to participate in medical student, resident, and fellow education. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.
The candidate must be eligible for appointment at the University of Toronto at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The candidate must 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.
Salary will be between the range of 300 – 400K, as well as commensurate with qualifications and experience. This estimate is based on fee for service billings. Financial support regarding relocation expenses will be offered.
Located at 555 University Avenue in Toronto, Canada, the Hospital for Sick Children is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, innovation, research and education. Toronto is a vibrant multicultural city with consistent population and economic growth. It is currently the fourth largest city in North America and boasts a safe, livable, downtown area with excellent housing, school and university access. World famous lake and wilderness country and year-round outdoor recreation are easily accessible, as are two hub airports for regional or international travel.
Please submit applications and curriculum vitae by March 1st, 2021 to:
Dr. Christopher R. Forrest
Suite 5430 – 555 University Avenue
The Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8
Please include the name of three referees in the application.
The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, 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.
For more information about the Faculty of Medicine/Department of Surgery and the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, please visit our home page at https://surgery.utoronto.ca and https://www.uoftplasticsurgery.ca.
Reference #: S-835