Assistant / Associate Professor - Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon

Job Description


Assistant / Associate Professor - Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon

Date Posted: 10/21/2020

Closing Date: 12/14/2020, 11:59PM EDT

Req ID: 1554

Job Category: Faculty - Clinical

Faculty/Division: Faculty of Medicine

Department: Dept of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Sur

Hospital Affiliation: UHN - Toronto General Hospital

Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)


The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, Temerty Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto and the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery – University Health Network are seeking to recruit an otolaryngologist - head & neck surgeon. The successful candidate will have an academic position description of Clinician Teacher and must be eligible for a full-time clinical academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor at the University of Toronto. Effective start date is January 1, 2021 or shortly thereafter. 


The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University Health Network is sub-specialty focused in head and neck oncology. The position is well suited to an early to mid-career otolaryngologist, head and neck surgeon with a clinical focus in head and neck surgical oncology. In addition to translational research, the successful applicant will rotate on clinical services in areas of his/her clinical competence and will be responsible for teaching medical students, residents, and fellows.


The successful applicant must hold an MD degree, must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery and must be eligible for medical licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. The position requires an individual who has a fellowship in an accredited American Head and Neck Society fellowship program or equivalent. It is expected this individual will have advanced skills in surgical management of head and neck oncologic disorders. Subspecialty expertise in microvascular surgery, transoral robotic surgery, minimally invasive head and neck surgery or endoscopic skull base surgery would be an asset. The candidate will have experience and/or postgraduate training in clinical epidemiology or public health.

Estimated remuneration will be commensurate with academic rank, qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until December 14, 2020, or until the position is filled. Should you be interested in this opportunity please forward a one-page statement of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information of three referees via email to:


Dr. Ralph W Gilbert, MD, FRCSC

Otolaryngologist-in-Chief, University Health Network

Professor of Medicine, University of Toronto

200 Elizabeth Street

Toronto ON, M5G 2C4


CAUTION: This ad is “posted only” to the U of T affiliated hospital job board. Please see the information directly above for the application instructions; application submitted via the “Apply Now” button on this page will NOT be considered for this position.”

University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario is a secondary, tertiary and quaternary health science centre providing services to Toronto, southern Ontario and Canada.

For more information about the Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto, please visit our website at

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact


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