McMaster University in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking an academic General Surgeon with specialized training in surgical oncology. The position will be based at the Hamilton General site, a tertiary level trauma centre serving a catchment area of more than 2.5 million residents. The General Surgery service, 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 General Surgery, allowing participation in an Acute Care Surgery service and Trauma service appropriate for an academic tertiary care level referral centre.  The successful candidate will bring surgical oncology training and expertise to the Division and collaborate clinically and academically with the regional cancer centre. The candidate will be expected to show evidence of exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills with initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity of the Division of General Surgery. This is a full time faculty position for a period of three years (renewable) in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University. A commitment and demonstrated interest in research and surgical education at all levels are essential, as well as active participation in research programs and academic initiatives of the Division of General Surgery.  A Masters level degree in Research or Education is preferred, with a proven track record of research success.

Applicants must be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in General Surgery and, have completed fellowship training in Surgical Oncology. The candidate must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. 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”

McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).

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 April 30, 2017. Applications are to be submitted to

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