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Assistant Professor (Clinical), Division of Geriatrics

McGill University

Reference #: C2-190404

Assistant Professor (Clinical)
Faculty of Medicine – Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics / Jewish General Hospital

Position description
The Department of Medicine of McGill University invites applications for a full-time position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff as a clinician-scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor. The incumbent is expected to assist in the establishment of an academic program in innovation of care and services to older adults in the Division of Geriatric Medicine at the Jewish General Hospital. The successful candidate must be interested in pursuing a strong academic career. Should the candidate engage in a research profile, dedicating a minimum of 50% of their time, a research stipend may be provided.

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 Jewish General Hospital is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

Job Duties
The job duties will include rounding on the clinical teaching units, covering consult services, attending in outpatient clinics and taking evening and weekend on call duties in Geriatric Medicine. The candidate is also expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (teaching and supervision of clinical trainees, graduate students and involvement in academic and administrative committees) and will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in these activities.

Qualifications and Education requirements
Applicants must hold a PhD or equivalent training in Epidemiology as well as an MD degree, with an expertise in the organization of care and services to older adults. Clinical experience and clinical research activity related to the care of elderly people visiting emergency department is mandatory. Candidates must have completed subspecialty training in Geriatric Medicine, as well as be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certification by the Collège des médecins du Québec. Applicants should also have experience in conducting clinical studies.

Candidates should have strong leadership qualities, a proven track record in clinical and evaluative research, and experience in clinical service and training of students, residents and fellows. All candidates should be fluent in English and would benefit from a working knowledge of French.


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


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

- a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
- statement of research (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
- the names and contact information of three referees

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