McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Academic Obstetrician/Gynecologist with Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery

The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario invites applications for the position of academic General Obstetrician/Gynecologist with experience and training in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery.  This full-time position is located at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton. The current complement of nineteen generalists offers care in Obstetrics and Gynecology for the City of Hamilton, LHINs 3 and 4 (Waterloo Wellington, Hamilton Niagara, Haldimand and Brant) covering a region of 27,000 deliveries per year.

The successful applicant will have evidence of additional advanced training in gynecological endoscopy and endometriosis care beyond residency, such as a fellowship.  Additionally, the candidate will demonstrate evidence of the completion of other specialty-related accomplishments.  The candidate will have familiarity and commitment to the principles of teaching residents and students, as the successful candidate is expected to have demonstrated skills in, clinical education with all levels of learners and will provide leadership and training to future Gynecology surgeons.

The successful candidate will be expected to fully participate in all of the appropriate departmental and divisional administrative and educational activities.  The successful candidate will have, or working towards, the completion of the Health Research Methodology (HRM) Master’s program. Candidates must have demonstrated capabilities in clinical research and active research involvement.   

Salary is composed of, largely, fee-for-service activities, and Alternate Funding Plan support for academic and educational activities.  For more information about the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, please visit:  http://obgyn.mcmaster.ca/.   Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Applicants should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a letter of intent which should include a brief statement on education/teaching, statement of research interests, and the names of three professional referees to:

Dr. N.A. Leyland, Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, HSC-2F39
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Fax:  905-577-0471

Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been identified.


Posted: February 28, 2014

Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).
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