University of Ottawa: Thoracic Surgeon

The Division of Thoracic Surgery of the University of Ottawa, Canada is offering an opportunity to join our team as an academic thoracic surgeon.  The applicant should be certified or eligible for certification in thoracic surgery by the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or the American Board of Thoracic Surgery, and eligible for medical licensure in Ontario, Canada.  The Ottawa Hospital is a tertiary care institution affiliated with the Faculty of medicine of the University of Ottawa, Canada.  The successful candidate will receive an appointment to the Faculty of Medicine that is commensurate to prior achievements.

In addition to serving the needs of our nation’s Capital, the Division of Thoracic Surgery provides state-of-the-art thoracic surgical care to patients from the entire Champlain region (1.5 million population) and beyond. The Division currently has 5 members, including current and past presidents of the Canadian Association of Thoracic Surgeons and the Chief of Surgery of the Ottawa Hospital. The Divisional research team includes 7 dedicated grant-funded staff, along with residents and medical students.  The Division has an active thoracic surgery residency training program.  Most operative care is provided using latest minimally invasive and endoscopic techniques.  Surgical volume includes approximately 350 lung cancer resections in addition to resection of other thoracic and esophagogastric malignancies.  The Division also provides minimally invasive surgical therapy to patients with benign esophageal and intrathoracic diseases.  All Divisional surgical outcomes are prospectively recorded as a mechanism to achieve and sustain the highest level of surgical safety and quality.

The University of Ottawa is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, bilingual persons (French and English) and members of visible minorities. If you are invited to continue the selection process, please notify us of any particular adaptive measures you might require by contacting the Office of the Associate Vice-President, Faculty Affairs at 613-562-5958. Any information you send us will be handled respectfully and in complete confidence.  The University of Ottawa is proud of its 160-year tradition of bilingualism. Through its Official Languages and Bilingualism Institute, the University provides training to Faculty members in their second official language.

Applicants should send their curriculum vitae and cover letter to:
Sebastien Gilbert MD
Head, Division of Thoracic Surgery
University of Ottawa
The Ottawa Hospital - General Campus - Suite 6363
501 Smyth Road Ottawa, Ontario K1H 8L6
Phone: (613) 737-8899 Ext: 7-4033
Fax: (613) 737-8668
sgilbert@toh.ca

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