Staff Surgeon, Division of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

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 microsurgery, facial reanimation, corneal neurotization, peripheral nerve injuries and congenital hand surgery.  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.

The effective date of this appointment is to be decided.

The successful applicant will work within the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and participate in the care of pediatric patients with facial nerve palsy, peripheral nerve injuries, pediatric microsurgical needs and congenital hand deformities in addition to providing general care to the pediatric plastic surgery patient population. Advanced training and experience in pediatric plastic surgery is required.

The successful candidate should possess research skills through advanced training and have a publication and peer-review grant track record. Preference will be given to applicants with a basic science research interest, in order to add to the body of knowledge through original research. The candidate is expected to participate in medical student, resident, and fellow education. The candidate’s application should demonstrate excellence in research and teaching.

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 commensurate with qualifications and experience. Financial support regarding relocation expenses will be offered. 

Located at 555 University Avenue in Toronto, Canada, The 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 December 31st, 2020 to:

Dr. Christopher R. Forrest

Suite 5430 – 555 University Avenue

The Hospital for Sick Children

Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5G 1X8



Please include the names 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.

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