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Associate Professor/Professor- Division Head, UHN & PeterCrossgrove Chair in General Surgery Date Posted: 03/19/2024 Closing Date: 04/30/2024, 11:59PM ET Req ID: 36587 Job Category: Faculty – Clinical Faculty/Division: Temerty Faculty of Medicine Department: Dept of Surgery Hospital Affiliation: UHN – Toronto General Hospital Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto) Description: The Sprott Department of Surgery at University Health Network (UHN) is conducting a search for the next Division Head of General Surgery and the PeterCrossgrove Chair in General Surgery, an endowed chair at UHN and the University of Toronto. These appointments are for a five-year term, renewable once, following a successful review. The Division Head appointment is a full-time faculty position at the level of Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto and will be based at University Health Network. The effective date of these appointments is flexible; however, we hope to have this search completed by mid 2024. The Division Head will oversee the administration activities of the Division of General Surgery, with responsibilities for clinical and academic activities, including excellence in patient care, teaching of medical students, residents and fellows, research, innovation, recruitment, and related service duties. Financial management and assurance of quality of care in the division are core components of this position. Qualifications include an MD with specialist certification in general surgery and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Ontario. The candidate must be eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or hold equivalent international certification, and for licensure by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The successful candidate will possess strong leadership skills encompassing integrative thinking and managerial tools, emotional and political intelligence evidenced by a strong track record. Leadership training is an asset, however it is not a mandatory requirement. Expertise and excellence in teaching at all levels and research productivity are expected. Remuneration will be derived from a variety of sources, mainly from, but not limited to fee-for-service billings, and commensurate with rank as a member of the Clinical Faculty, qualifications, and experience. The PeterCrossgrove Chair in General Surgery, an endowed Chair, will contribute to the support of administrative and academic activities. Academic start-up funds will be provided in alignment with the credentials and experience of the applicant, as well as the academic proposal envisioned by the candidate. Additional compensation may be provided commensurate with qualifications and experience. University Health Network is comprised of the Toronto General Hospital (TGH), Toronto Western Hospital (TWH), Princess Margaret Cancer Centre (PM), the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute and the Michener Institute of Education. UHN is an academic institution affiliated with the University of Toronto and is recognized internationally for excellence in patient care, research, innovation and education with strong values of safety, compassion, teamwork, integrity and stewardship. The Division of General Surgery is comprised of 28 full-time clinical faculty members, within multiple UHN Programs, offering clinical care in the areas of general surgery, including hepatobiliary, colorectal, breast, endocrine, acute care, transplantation (liver, kidney, pancreas and small bowel), bariatric and minimally invasive surgery based at 3 sites (TGH, TWH, PMH). Please forward your letter of intention along with your curriculum vitae and the names of three referees by May 17, 2024 to: ThomasForbes MD , Surgeon-in-Chief, Sprott Department of Surgery, University Health Network, 190 Elizabeth Street, RFE-1-408, Toronto, Ontario, M5G 2C4 c/o Ms. Michelle Paiva at Michelle.Paiva@uhn.ca CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; applications submitted via the "Apply Now" button on this page will NOT be considered for this position. .buttontextd6a9b85c9313a8cb a{ border: 1px solid transparent; } .buttontextd6a9b85c9313a8cb a:focus{ border: 1px dashed #25355a !important; outline: none !important; } All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Diversity Statement The University of Toronto embraces Diversity and is building a culture of belonging that increases our capacity to effectively address and serve the interests of our global community. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black and racialized persons, women, persons with disabilities, and people of diverse sexual and gender identities. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences, and expertise are essential to strengthening our academic mission. Accessibility Statement The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission. The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities. If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact uoft.careers@utoronto.ca . Job Segment: Endocrinology, Rehabilitation, General Surgery, Patient Care, Healthcare, Research

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