Head, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Perioperative Services

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Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine
Department: Surgery
Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children

The Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full time Staff Neurosurgeon, Division Head. The effective date of this appointment is September 15th 2018.

The candidate should have a strong academic background and is expected to complement and ultimately advance the Division’s world leading clinical, educational and research productivity. The candidate should have expertise in all facets of pediatric neurosurgery, but with particular expertise in specific areas both clinically and in research. The candidate should be an established academic Neurosurgeon with an outstanding international reputation.

The candidate must be able to function proficiently in English and hold an M.D., MBBS or equivalent. He/she must also be eligible for appointment at the rank of Full 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.

Dedicated exclusively to children and their families, The Hospital for Sick Children is among the largest children’s hospitals in North America and has a long history of excellence in clinical care, research and education. It is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and is located adjacent to the University campus and to numerous specialty hospitals and biomedical research institutes.

The Division of Neurosurgery at the Hospital for Sick Children is comprised of six academic Pediatric Surgeons. Clinical activity is supported by Paediatric Neurosurgery Fellows, Residents on rotation, and Nurse Practitioners. Aside from our expert neurosurgeons, children treated here also benefit from the expertise of renowned neuro-oncologists, neurologists, neuroradiologists, neuropathologists and intensivists. The Division has major collaborative programs in Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery, Oncology, Hydrocephalus, Cerebrovascular, and Trauma.

Salary will be between the range of $200,000 - $600,000 for 40 hours work per week, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Life, Group Insurance, Pension, Vision.

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 further diversification of ideas.

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 to:

Dr. James Drake, Chair of the Search Committee

555 University Avenue

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8

E-mail: Catherine.boutsis@sickkids.ca

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