Academic Employment Opportunities

Academic Pediatric Emergentologist, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children's Hospital

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The Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) seeks applicants in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for a Full-Time Academic Pediatric Emergentologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (commensurate with credentials) with a projected initial start date of September 2019. The candidate should be certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or possess comparable qualifications) and be eligible for licensure in the province of Quebec. Candidates must have or endeavour to obtain a working knowledge of both French and English. The candidate should be able to demonstrate skills and training in a niche area that is commensurate with the Division’s strategic goals, as well as success in education, research and/or innovation in this regard in their career to date.

The Montreal Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care Academic Pediatric Hospital whose Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine boasts a new (2015), state-of-the-art, 39-bed Emergency Department with an annual patient census of over 80 000 visits.

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine consists of 23 highly trained and experienced BC/BE staff physician core members who are a cohesive and energetic team dedicated to research, clinical excellence, teaching and innovation. Members of the Division are actively involved in diverse scholarly activities both at the hospital and university level with expertise in, but not limited to, trauma, patient safety, quality improvement, clinical innovation, medical informatics, medical education, simulation, disaster medicine and toxicology.

The Division’s research infrastructure is presently supported by a full-time research assistant, a junior protected researcher, The McConnell Centre for Innovative Medicine which provides researchers access to a full range of clinical research services in a state-of-the-art environment dedicated to clinical research and the Research Institute of the MUHC. The Division also has access to the state-of-the-art Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning to use for its training, teaching and research endeavors.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Laurie Plotnick c/o Ms. Penny Gounis, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital | Email: penny.gounis [at] muhc.mcgill.ca


McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. 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 productively engage with diverse communities. 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, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. to equity in employment. 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, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates would benefit from a working knowledge of both official languages. “Les candidat(e)s tireront avantage d’une connaissance des deux langues officielles.

Assistant Professor (Clinical), Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, McGill University

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The Department of Pediatrics of McGill University and the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) seeks applicants in the Division of Endocrinology for a full-time Faculty position as Assistant Professor (Clinical).

Through excellence and leadership, the Department of Pediatrics mission is to optimize the health & wellbeing of infants, children, and youth within the context of their families. This includes clinical care covering a complete range of secondary and sub-specialty tertiary clinical services that addresses the health needs of vulnerable and complexly ill children. These clinical services are delivered in community settings, as well as in the out-patient clinics, in-patient wards and intensive care units (neonatal & pediatric) of the Montreal Children's Hospital and our partners in the McGill network of health service delivery. In addition, the Department has an educational mandate to train the next generation of health professionals at undergraduate, post-graduate and fellowship levels. Research, whether it be basic, clinical or translational that adds to the sum of what we know about health, well-being and disease of our pediatric population, is also actively engaged in with the collective effort directed at improving the quality of life, activity and participation of children in society.

Our service provides a full range of endocrinology service through a multidisciplinary team approach. We have excellent clinical programs in diabetes, obesity, disorders of sexual development, transgender issues, bone metabolism and general endocrine disorders.

The Division is currently comprised of 8 academic and clinical McGill faculty, trainees, and staff. The on-call rotas and clinical responsibilities are shared equitably among the division members. All candidates must be bilingual (French/English) and eligible for licensure in Quebec.

The successful candidate will have completed 3 years of fellowship training in pediatric endocrinology. In addition to skills in clinical pediatric endocrinology and diabetes, and board certification, competitive candidates should have an interest in academic pursuits. They must have strong medical education skills, and well-defined clinical or basic research interests. Clinician innovators who are developing novel clinical approaches or methods are also encouraged to apply.

Job Duties
Call is divided evenly amongst the pediatric endocrinologists. We currently cover 7 weeks a year. Call responsibilities include coverage of in patients and out patients at the Montreal Children’s Hospital. We also provide coverage of the neonatal nursery in the Royal Victoria Hospital and the Jewish General Hospital in addition to providing consultation by telephone for Gatineua, Val Dor and other centers in Quebec. Supervision of house staff (Fellows, residents and medical student) is required for both on service team and in external clinics. Outpatient endocrinology clinics take place in the hospital setting and in private offices around Montreal. In the hospital, there are weekly ½ day clinics in diabetes in addition to ½ day clinics in general endocrinology. Research is strongly encouraged and supported. Dependent on the applicant’s experience, protected time can be arranged.

Qualifications and Education requirements
The ideal candidate for this position will be an MD in Endocrinology with at least 3 years of fellowship training. Applicants who demonstrate the ability to independently manage a research program will be preferentially reviewed. The incumbent should have an excellent track record of peer-reviewed funding and publications. The ideal candidate should also possess excellent leadership skills, and strong communication and writing skills in both French and English.

Job Details
Job Type: Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)
Rank: Assistant 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.

Please forward your application consisting of a signed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Dr. John Mitchell, Director, Division of Pediatric Endocrinology, Montreal Children’s Hospital | Email:
john.mitchell [at] muhc.mcgill.ca

McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. 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 productively engage with diverse communities.

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, 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, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

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

Chief of Pediatrics, CIUSSS de Centre-Ouest-de-l'ile-de-Montréal

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About the CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest-de-l ’Ile-de-Montréal

Regroupant une grande variété d’établissements de santé affiliés à des universités dans le centre-ouest de Montréal, dont des hôpitaux, des centres de soins de longue durée et des CLSC, le Centre intégré universitaire de santé et de services sociaux (CIUSSS) du Centre-Ouest-de-l’Île-de-Montréal offre des possibilités infinies. Au sein de ce réseau, vous serez appelé à jouer un rôle de premier plan dans le soutien des continuums et trajectoires de soins pour les clients au sein d’établissements ayant reçu des mentions d’honneur et reconnus à travers le monde pour la qualité des soins et la recherche. Au

CIUSSS, les membres du personnel sont au cœur du réseau. S’appuyant sur des valeurs de compassion et d’intégrité, le CIUSSS se distingue par son statut bilingue et sa riche identité culturelle.

Position description

The organization is currently seeking an individual with demonstrated clinical expertise, educational contributions, and knowledge of the local healthcare network and its’ community partners as its’ Chief of Pediatrics. This exciting opportunity will allow the new Chief to use his or her leadership and management skills, dynamism and strong interpersonal skills to develop a pediatric network within the community served by the CIUSSS Centre-Ouest-de-l’Ile-de-Montreal to meet its’ varied child health mandates.

Reporting to both the Director of Professional Services (DPS) and the Chair of Pediatrics at McGill University, the Chief of Pediatrics will be responsible for overseeing clinical activities, including health service delivery. The Chief of Pediatrics will provide direction and vision in strategic planning related to the development of community partnerships by identifying the needs of the populations served and spearheading initiatives to address them. He or she will identify, build and maintain strong relationships with key partners in the community. They will work with their team of doctors and healthcare professionals in pediatrics to develop a trajectory and model of care for the organization and its’ community. In addition, the Chief of Pediatrics will report with respect to the teaching and research aspects of the academic mission to the Chair of Pediatrics. It is envisioned that the physicians’ activities under the Chief’s supervision will become the nucleus of a new Division of Community Pediatrics within the Faculty’s Department of Pediatrics.

Candidates must be bilingual, with greater than 10 years of experience, preferably in general or developmental pediatrics. Management courses, an MBA or an equivalent are an asset. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated strong communication, listening and organizational skills as well as have a passion for excellence and creativity in problem solving. They will have a knowledge of accreditation and curriculums and will be familiar with the McGill University network.

Qualifications and Education requirements
MD degree, FRCP certification in pediatrics or a pediatric subspecialty.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest (in French or English) and curriculum vitae to:
cleve.ziegler [at] mcgill.ca (Dr Cleve Ziegler) and michael.shevell [at] mcgill.ca (Dr Michael Shevell) by Wednesday October 31, 2018.