Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical), Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology (C-220920)

McGill University

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Position Description

The Department of Medicine of McGill University invites applications for a full-time Clinician-Scientist in the field of Benign Hematology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical). This is a Contract Academic Staff position and does not confer eligibility for tenure.
The candidate will be joining the Division of Hematology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), and will conduct research as part of the McGill University Health Centre – Research Institute (MUHC–RI). The position will be available as of October 1st, 2022.
The Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine, our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals.  The McGill University Health Centre is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

Job Duties

Please see the Department of Medicine (DOM) website for McGill DOM Career path definitions . Our career path definitions specify typical ranges of time allotted to clinical work, teaching (clinical and didactic), research and administration.
As a Clinician-Scientist, the candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent and productive research program. The research program is expected to attract external peer-reviewed funding (e.g. Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Fonds de Recherche Québec—Santé). Internal startup funding, including a research stipend for protected research time and operating funds, may be available on a competitive basis to a suitable candidate. The candidate interested in a clinician-scientist position will be expected to devote at least 50% of their time to research.
Clinical responsibilities will include inpatient rounding, consultation service (alternating between the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal General Hospital and Montreal Neurological Institute), as well as attending outpatient clinics. Clinical laboratory duties will include morphology (blood and bone marrow smears). Clinical responsibilities will be adjusted according to the Clinician Scientist position workload.

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Candidates must hold an MD degree and must have completed specialty training in Hematology;

  • Candidates must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certification by the Collège des médecins du Québec;

  • Candidates must have completed at least 1 additional year (preferably 2 years) of clinical and research training and/or advanced methods training preferably in the area of benign hematology (candidates with expertise in hemostasis like hemophilia and acquired bleeding disorders will be prioritized);

  • Bilingual language skills (French and English) are preferred, or a commitment to acquire these language skills at the level needed to practice medicine in Quebec. Candidates should be able to interact in English and in French with patients, families and health care professionals.

Faculty/Department/Unit: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology
Employee Type: Contract Academic Staff (‘Academic Contractual’)
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Job Status: Full-time

Posting Period: Please submit your application within 30 days of date of posting
The following supporting documents are required:

  • A cover letter & curriculum vitae

  • A statement indicating your academic plans, including your planned career path as a Clinician-Scientist . Describe your preferred research time allocation and detail your teaching plans, research plans and plans for service to the academic community.

  • The names and contact information of three referees

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McGill University is committed to equity and diversity within its community and values academic rigour and excellence. We welcome and encourage applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to engage productively with diverse communities.

At McGill, research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation is valued and encouraged. Candidates are invited to demonstrate their research impact both within and across academic disciplines and in other sectors, such as government, communities, or industry.

McGill further recognizes and fairly considers the impact of leaves (e.g., family care or health-related) that may contribute to career interruptions or slowdowns. Candidates are encouraged to signal any leave that affected productivity, or that may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record.

McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated equity groups to self-identify. It further seeks to ensure the equitable treatment and full inclusion of persons with disabilities by striving for the implementation of universal design principles transversally, across all facets of the University community, and through accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, [email protected] .

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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