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McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

Urological Oncologist



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McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences

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Urological Oncologist

McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences are seeking an academic urologist. Hamilton Health Sciences serves a catchment area of more than 1.4 million residents providing comprehensive care across the sites of Hamilton Health Sciences. The Urology Division provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients from other regions of the province and plays an essential role in the support of regional programs including gynecological oncology, colorectal surgery and surgical oncology, renal disease and transplantation. The Urology Division together with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University is a fully accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in Urology with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.

The successful candidate will be based at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre and will be expected to demonstrate experience and training in Urologic Oncology. The successful applicant’s clinical skill set must include facility with general urology for the purposes of regional call duties. He/she will be expected to show evidence of interpersonal and collaborative skills and initiative to further advance the clinical and academic productivity of the regional urology service. A full time appointment at the appropriate level in the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University is required and will be available to the successful applicant. 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 Division of Urology. Clinical activity is to be balanced equally with education and research, such that clinical activity will not exceed 50 percent of the time commitment.

Applicants must have fellowship training in Urological Oncology. Candidates must have certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or equivalent, and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario. Preference will be given to applicants with interest in clinical trials in urology and evidence based surgery. 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 are to be submitted by April 30, 2017 to

Dr. Susan Reid, Professor and Chair,

Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University

B3-155 Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre

711 Concession Street

Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3


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McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences
Dr. Susan Reid
Professor and Chair
Posting Date: 30-Mar-2017Urology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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