Department of Surgery
Academic Pediatric Neurosurgeon
McMaster University Department of Surgery, in conjunction with McMaster Children’s Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking an academic pediatric neurosurgeon. The Hamilton Pediatric Neurosurgery Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.3 million residents. The regional service also provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients from other regions of the province and plays an essential role in the support of other regional programs including newborn medicine, pediatric cardiac/stroke, pediatric trauma, and pediatric neuro-oncology. The regional neurosurgery service together with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in Neurosurgery with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience and training in contemporary management of pediatric neurosurgical disease appropriate for an academic children’s hospital centre. He/she will be expected to show evidence of interpersonal and collaborative skills and initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity of the regional neurosurgical service. A commitment and demonstrated interest in surgical education at all levels is essential, as well as active participation in research programs and academic initiatives of the Neurosurgery Service.
Applicants must have a Fellowship in Neurosurgery, Certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, fellowship or specialization in pediatric neurosurgery, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions.
Applications must include up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty training. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Submissions may be made to:
Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
606-6 North Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences
237 Barton Street East, Hamilton ON L8L 2X2
Posted: August 12, 2013
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, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre
at ext. 222-HR (22247).