Head, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery, Department of Perioperative Services

Faculty / Division: Faculty of Medicine


Hospital Affiliation: Hospital for Sick Children

The Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiovascular Surgery at The Hospital for Sick Children is inviting applications for a full time Cardiovascular Surgeon, Division Head. The effective date of this appointment is September 1st, 2018.

The candidate should have a strong background and is expected to complement the Division’s clinical, educational and research productivity. The candidate should have an expertise in Congenital Heart Surgery and should be an established academic Cardiovascular surgeon with an 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 Assistant, Associate, or 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 Cardiovascular surgery at the Hospital for Sick Children is comprised of six academic Pediatric Surgeons. Clinical activity is supported by Paediatric Cardiovascular surgical Fellows and Residents on rotation. The Division of Cardiovascular Surgery operates as a component of the Labatt Family Heart Centre, which includes Cardiology, Cardiac Surgery, Cardiac Intensive Care and Cardiac Research.

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. Jim 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.