McMaster University in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking an academic trauma surgeon/ general surgeon with a proven
leadership record. The Hamilton Trauma Program and General Surgery Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.5 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 several other regional programs. The regional trauma service and, together with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is
involved in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate experience and training in the management of trauma and general surgery appropriate
for an academic tertiary care level referral centre, preferably with international experience. He/she will be expected to show evidence of
exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills with initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity of both the regional
Trauma Service and the General Surgery service. A commitment and leadership in the academic initiatives of the Trauma Service and the General
Surgery Program will be expected. Preference will be given to candidates with ATLS Instructor status and interest in ATLS program management.
The successful candidate will be appointed at a rank commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applicants must be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, in General Surgery with a
Fellowship in Trauma and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. In accordance with Canada’s immigration policy,
this advertisement is directed to Canadian Citizens and permanent residents of Canada. Hamilton Health Sciences, and McMaster University are
committed to employment equity and encourage applications from all qualified candidates including women, members of visible minorities,
Aboriginal peoples, members of sexual minorities and persons with disabilities.
Applications must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, and a description of previous academic experience, as well as of specialty
training. Applications must be received by August 31, 2013. Applications are to be submitted to
Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
606-6North Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton Health Sciences
237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2CANADA
Email:[email protected]