Academic Bariatric Surgeon

  • Location
    St. Joseph's Healthcare, 50 Charlton Avenue, Hamilton, Ontario
  • Company
    McMaster University
  • Type
    Full-Time / Attending Surgeon
  • Category
    University Positions
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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 an academic Bariatric surgeon. 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. Administrative and or leadership experience would be an asset. A geographic full time appointment at the academic level commensurate with the candidate’s experience and achievement will be granted to the successful candidate within the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: “Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or “No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”

Applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty training.

How to Apply

Applications will be received until October 1, 2016. Submissions may be made to:

Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair,
Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
B3-155 Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre
711 Concession Street
Hamilton ON L8V 1C3

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