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Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical), Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology (C-211112)
Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)
The Department of Medicine of McGill University invites applications for a full-time Clinician-Teacher at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical). The professorial rank will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will also be appointed to clinical practice in the Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology at the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). This is a Contract Academic Staff position and does not confer eligibility for tenure.
The Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine, and our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The MUHC 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.
The Division of Rheumatology of the MUHC has an international reputation for its outstanding research programs and for its innovative high-level multispecialty care of patients with complex systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases. Integration of clinical care and research is promoted and already exists in most of our programs. The successful candidate to this position would be expected to join the Young Adults with Rheumatic Diseases (YARD) program.
Please see the Department of Medicine (DOM) website for McGill DOM Career path definitions ( https://www.mcgill.ca/deptmedicine/employment-positions ). 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.
It is expected that the candidate will provide clinical services at the MUHC – Lachine site for 2 to 3 days per week, with activities including running outpatient clinics in general rheumatology, and assuring coverage of the consultation service which supports the Emergency room and in-patient units. The candidate will also provide up to 2 days per week at the MUHC. An interest and training in the care of young adults with rheumatic diseases (YARD clinic) would be regarded as an asset.
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 subspecialty training in Rheumatology;
Candidates must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certified by the Collège des médecins du Québec;
Candidates must have completed advanced training, such as a post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on the care of young adults with Rheumatic Diseases;
Expertise in auto-inflammatory or musculoskeletal ultrasonography would be an asset;
All candidates must be fluent in English with a working knowledge of French.
Job Type: Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
Job status: Full-time
Salary: Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Posting period: Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication date
The following supporting documents are required:
A cover letter and curriculum vitae
A statement indicating your academic plans if you are successful in obtaining this position. Indicate your planned career path as a Clinician-Teacher. 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
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.
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