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Associate Director of Research in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine

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 Faculty position as Associate Director of Research with Academic appointment commensurate with credentials. The projected start date is July 2018. We are seeking recruitment from mid-level faculty who would be expected to drive and lead the Division’s research program and provide excellence in clinical care related to acutely ill and injured patients. Remuneration, research funding, protected time and infrastructure are competitive to ensure the candidate can successfully purse his/her research endeavours and further develop the Division’s research program.

The M.D. 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 obtain a working knowledge of both French and English. The candidate must have demonstrable success in research, external funding and granting as well as mentorship of junior faculty.

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

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine consists of 24 highly trained and experienced BC/BE staff physicians 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, disaster medicine and toxicology.

The Division’s research infrastructure is supported by full-time research assistants, 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, an international powerhouse with a worldwide reputation in the field of biomedical sciences and health care with cutting edge equipment, technology and labs supporting over 460 researchers and 1,200 graduate and post-doctoral students and fellows. The Division also has access to the state-of-the-art Arnold and Blema Steinberg Medical Simulation Centre, as well as collaboration across McGill University to use for its training, teaching and research endeavors.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to: 
The Montreal Children’s Hospital, Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine e-mail: penny.gounis [at]