Academic General Surgeon - Breast Focus
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
1d ago

Job Description

Academic General Surgeon with Breast Disease Focus

McMaster University, in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking a full time academic General Surgeon. The General Surgery Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.

5 million residents. The service provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients within the catchment area and plays an essential role in the support of other programs at the Hamilton Health Sciences.

The General Surgery Division within the Department of Surgery, McMaster University supports a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in General Surgery with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.

The General Surgery service, together with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is involved in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs, and supports a clinical Breast Fellowship.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience and training in the management of General Surgery disorders with a focus on Breast disease appropriate for an academic tertiary care level referral centre, and will be fellowship trained in Breast Surgery.

He / she will be expected to show evidence of exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills with initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity and goals of the Breast service and the General Surgery programs.

The candidate must have experience in a multidisciplinary Breast program, and is also expected to participate in the General Surgery Acute Care on call schedule.

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.

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 Breast service and General Surgery Programs.

There is opportunity for the successful candidate to participate in leadership and administrative activities to support the Breast Program and the General Surgery Program.

A commitment to research, as demonstrated research productivity or Master’s level training in research is considered desirable.

Applicants must have certification in General Surgery from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be licensed or eligible for license in the Province of Ontario.

Preferred candidates will have specialized fellowship training in Breast Surgery or Surgical Oncology. 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

How To Apply

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 February 28, 2020. Submissions may be made to :

Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair,

Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

B3-155 Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre

711 Concession Street East

Email :

Employment Equity Statement

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the Dish with One Spoon wampum agreement.

In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applications from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext.

222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

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