Journal of Neurosurgery Publishing Group


Spotlight Preferred
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (on-site)
27 days ago


McMaster University Department of Surgery, in conjunction with Hamilton Health Sciences is seeking an academic neuro-oncologic Neurosurgeon.  

The Hamilton Neurosurgery Program serves a catchment area of more than 2.5 million residents. The regional service also provides tertiary and quaternary level care to patients from other regions of the province and plays an essential role in the support of other regional programs including cardiac/stroke, trauma, ENT/Head & Neck, and neuro-oncology.  The regional Neurosurgery service together with the Department of Surgery, McMaster University hosts an accredited Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada training program in Neurosurgery with full involvement in undergraduate, post-graduate and continuing medical education programs.

The successful candidate will be a neurosurgeon with recognized subspecialty training in non-skull base neuro-oncology neurosurgery.  Excellence in clinical care, a record of academic achievement and a commitment to teaching and mentorship are pre-requisites.  A demonstrated record of professionalism and collaboration is required and a key feature of the Department of Surgery.  The successful candidate will contribute to the academic mandate of the Hospital and University through meaningful activities in any of the following areas: basic, translational, health services or clinical research, clinical epidemiology, global surgery, surgical innovation, health policy, quality improvement/patient safety activities or education leadership. 


Applicants must have a Fellowship in Neurosurgery with certification from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent training, fellowship or specialization in neuroncology and be eligible for licensure in the Province of Ontario.  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”.


Applications must include:

  • A curriculum vitae
  • Description of previous academic experience, as well as specialty training
  • Submit a brief statement describing any contributions made or planned in relation to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion or inclusive excellence in teaching, research or service within higher education, community-based or other profession settings (2-page maximum)
  • Provide the names and contact information of three professional referees; letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; the Department will request letters of recommendation from referees at later stages of the search process.


Applications will be accepted until November 30, 2022. Submissions may be made to:

Dr. Mohit Bhandari, Distinguished University Professor and Chair,
Department of Surgery, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University
Juravinski Hospital & Cancer Centre
711 Concession Street
Hamilton ON L8V 1C3


McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.  The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.  The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. 

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey - Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

• Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or
• Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or
• School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679

 to communicate accommodation needs. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66467126
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  • Company Name For Job: McMaster University
  • Job Function: Academic
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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