Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto Posted May 1, 2022

Toronto, Canada

Burn/Trauma Surgeon

The Department of Surgery at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre is inviting applications for burn/trauma surgeon. The position is a full time, permanent position.

The effect date of this appointment is flexible.

The candidate will have completed a fellowship in burn surgery and is expected to allocate half of their time to burn care inclusive of complex wound care and burn reconstruction, with the remaining focus on trauma surgery. Candidates must have, or be eligible for certification in general surgery through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and must have completed a trauma fellowship. They must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.

The successful candidate should have graduate level training in a relevant area of research or scholarship that is aligned with Sunnybrook Research Institute’s programs or platforms in evaluative clinical sciences, biological sciences or the physical sciences ( They also must be eligible for academic appointment at the rank of Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor at the University of Toronto. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research profile and contribute to the academic mission of Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre. As a member of the Department of Surgery and the University of Toronto, the candidate is expected to participate in education of learners at all levels. Evidence of excellence in teaching and research is required.

Salary will be between the range of $300,000-$500,00, commensurate with qualifications and experience. This estimate is based on fee for service billings.

The Ross Tilley Burn Centre is the largest burn centre in Canada and the first ABA verified burn centre in the country and our trauma centre is the largest trauma program in Canada. Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre plays a leadership role in the Ontario healthcare system through its trauma and burn program. The Sunnybrook Research Institute is one of the fastest growing hospital-based research enterprises in Canada with well-established programs in basic and applied research, conducting over $100 million in research each year with a reputation for innovation and a focus on precision medicine.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and the University of Toronto are committed to diversity within their communities and welcomes applications from qualified women and men, members of visible minorities, aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups and others who may contribute to further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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How to apply

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:

Dr. Avery Nathens
Department of Surgery,
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


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Toronto, Canada,

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