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Academic Gynecologic Oncologist Physician

McMaster University

Hamilton Health Sciences, one of the largest comprehensive academic health sciences centres in the country, provides a full-range of acute and non-acute clinical programs to a population base of more than 2-million people. Our hospital operates four sites with more than 1,000 talented physicians and 8,000 caring employees. Through our affiliation with McMaster University and partnerships with many health-care providers and community agencies, Hamilton Health Sciences is at the forefront of innovation and excellence in care, service and research. The Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University has been a world leader in innovation for more than 30 years. In fact, the success of the “McMaster method”, which integrates education into the provision of clinical treatment, has been copied by leading medical schools around the world. We rigorously apply scientific, problem-based learning in the education of physicians and other health professionals.

Academic Gynecologic Oncologist Physician
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario is seeking to recruit an academic Gynecologic Oncologist. This full-time position is located at the Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences. The current complement of five specialists offers tertiary care in Gynecologic Oncology for the City of Hamilton, LHINs 3 and 4 (Waterloo Wellington, Hamilton Niagara, Haldimand and Brant). The start date for this position will be January 1, 2022.

The successful candidate will have advanced training beyond residency, experience and decision-making skills in providing treatment (including chemotherapy and biologic agents) and surgery (including advanced laparoscopy) for women with gynecologic cancers. The candidate will be able to provide surgical expertise for gynecologic cancers, and women with pre-invasive disease of the gynecologic tract.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the education of all levels of learners (fellows, residents and undergraduate students) and will provide leadership and training to future Gynecology surgeons.

The candidate will be expected to fully participate in all of the appropriate departmental and divisional administrative and educational activities. Candidates must have demonstrated capability and interest in clinical, education and/or basic science research and show evidence of a history of research productivity and/or commitment to pursue research that aligns with the departmental divisional academic mission and vision. Alternatively, demonstration of leadership in quality health care delivery (ie., hospital, university or the like) would be of interest.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. Academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Salary is composed of a combination of Alternate Payment Plan salary through the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care as well as stipends provided by the University to support academic and educational activities.

All qualified applicants 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 applicants must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada and/or No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

Commitment to Inclusive Excellence: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement:
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 the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 22247 or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.

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).

McMaster’s standard statement of commitment to employment equity as outlined in the McMaster University Employment Equity Policy and Recruitment Statement;

This position will remain open until a suitable candidate has been identified.

How to apply:
Interested applicants should submit a copy of their curriculum vitae together with a letter of intent, which should include a brief statement on education/teaching, statement of present research interests, and the names of three professional referees to the Mosaic Career Opportunities page, which can be accessed here:

All applications should be directed to:

Dr. Jon F.R. Barrett, Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
McMaster University, Faculty of Health Sciences, HSC-2F39
1280 Main Street West
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8S 4K1
Fax: 905-577-0471


Waldo Jimenez MD MSc
Division Head, Gynecologic Oncology
Juravinski Cancer Centre, McMaster University
699 Concession Street, Hamilton, Ontario Canada, L8V 5C2
Office 905-387-9495 #2
Fax 905 575 6343

Consideration of candidates will begin on October 8, 2021 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Job Opening # 41287