Faculty Lecturer or Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology (C2-220920)

McGill University


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Position Description

The Department of Medicine of McGill University invites applications for a full-time position as a Clinician-Teacher in the field of Benign Hematology at the rank of Faculty Lecturer or Assistant 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). The candidate will spend 50% of his/her time at the MUHC downtown hospitals and the other 50% at the MUHC’s Lachine Hospital. The position will be available as of January 1st, 2023.
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-Teacher, your major non-clinical focus will be on teaching the next generation of physicians. Teaching activity will include both didactic and clinical teaching.
As a clinician, the candidate will be expected to develop benign hematology in the outpatient setting both at the MUHC’s downtown and Lachine sites. Clinical responsibilities will include inpatient rounding, consultation service (alternating between the Royal Victoria Hospital, Montreal General Hospital, Montreal Neurological Institute, Lachine Hospital), as well as attending outpatient clinics at both sites. Clinical laboratory duties will include morphology both at the MUHC downtown (blood and bone marrow smears) and Lachine Hospital (blood smears).

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;

  • Although not mandatory, a fellowship expertise in the domain of benign hematology is preferred;

  • Bilingual language skills (French and English) are preferred, or a commitment to acquire the necessary language skills 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: Faculty Lecturer/Assistant 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 if you are successful in obtaining this position. Indicate your planned career path as Clinician-Teacher.  Describe your clinical time allocation and detail your teaching plans and plans for service to the academic community (MUHC downtown and Lachine sites)

  • 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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