Lecturer/Assistant Professor - Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon 1 1

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery, University of Toronto is seeking to recruit a full time Otolaryngologist-Head and Neck Surgeon to a position at the University Health Network. Applicants must have successfully completed an accredited medical school and residency training with specialization in Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery. Effective start date is January 1st 2024 or as mutually agreed upon.


The position is well suited to an early to mid-career Otolaryngologist - Head and Neck Surgeon with an interest in otology/neurotology and vestibular disorders.  It is expected this individual will have the necessary advanced skills in otology/lateral skull base surgery and preferably expertise in endoscopic minimally invasive ear surgery.  The successful candidate will have advanced clinical training with a Postgraduate degree or equivalent and a research focus in vestibular and balance disorders and otologic surgery.

University Health Network is a secondary, tertiary and quaternary health science centre providing services to Toronto, southern Ontario and Canada.  The Department of Otolaryngology at the University Health Network is sub-specialty focused in head and neck oncology and otology/neurotology.  The department has an academic focus in translational research in head and neck oncology and development of innovative technologies in vestibular disorders, as well as translational research in hearing and balance. The candidate will be encouraged to foster links with other sites through the Division of Otology and Neurotology at University of Toronto


The candidate must hold an MD degree and a Fellowship in Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery from the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada or equivalent and will be eligible for an independent practice license from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario.  He/She should be eligible for appointment in the Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery at the University of Toronto at a rank commensurate with his/her qualifications and academic achievements starting with Assistant Professor. Remuneration is subject to an agreed job description, as well as commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until September 30, 2023 or until the position is filled.


A covering letter accompanied by a curriculum vitae and names of three references should be sent via email to Dr. Ralph W Gilbert, Otolaryngologist-in-Chief, University Health Network at, 200 Elizabeth Street, Toronto ON, M5G 2C4. Email: ralph.gilbert@uhn.ca


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


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

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