Academic Bariatric Surgeon

  • Location
    St.Joseph's Healthcare, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Company
    McMaster University, Department of Surgery
  • Type
    Full-Time / Attending Surgeon
  • Category
    University Positions
  • Contact Email
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Job Description

As a leader of excellence in the areas of clinical care, research and innovation, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has cared for its patients, staff and community in a spirit of compassion and commitment for over 118 years. This 726-bed acute care, research and teaching hospital is also home to the internationally renowned Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, which offers education and training in minimally invasive procedures for surgeons and nurses. In addition to being a lead site for the Provincial Bariatric Surgical Network, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is also now designated as one of six Bariatric Centres of Excellence in the province of Ontario.

The Department of Surgery of McMaster University in affiliation with St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton is seeking applications from suitable candidates for the position of Bariatric Surgeon at the Assistant/Associate Professor level. The individual must be eligible for license in the province of Ontario and have Fellowship and/or specialized training in Bariatric Surgery. Prospective candidates must have experience in a multidisciplinary Bariatric program and will participate in the General Surgery on-call schedule.

This position will have a strong academic/research focus. The individual will have demonstrated research success and productivity and will be expected to initiate and participate in education and training at all levels, including post-graduate Minimally Invasive Surgery. He/she will have a geographic full time appointment with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

In accordance with Canada’s Immigration policy, this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. St. Joseph’s Healthcare and McMaster University are committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, aboriginal people, people with disabilities, and visible minorities.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their CurriculumVitae by September 1, 2014 to:

Dr. Susan Reid, Professor & Chair
Department of Surgery
McMaster University
B3-155 Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre
711 Concession Street East
Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3
Or via email to