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Faculty Position/Clinician Educator - Pediatric Rheumatology

McMaster University

The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children's Hospital are seeking a full-time academic physician to join the Division of Pediatric Rheumatology.

The successful candidate will be considered a clinician educator and will be expected to share responsibility for education and research in their division, as well as comprehensive clinical services. The Division of Rheumatology functions as a referral centre for the regions of Waterloo-Wellington and Hamilton-Niagara-Haldimand-Brant (LHIN's 3 and 4) serving a community of 2.3 million people, with more than 1500 out-patient visits per year. The Division of Rheumatology also offers consultative services to the general pediatric in-patient unit, pediatric intensive care unit as well as the emergency department at McMaster Children’s Hospital.

This position will incorporate an academic appointment and salary will be commensurate with the experience and expertise of the applicant. The Division of Pediatric Rheumatology currently consists of two pediatric rheumatologists with a wide range of clinical, academic and research interests, a full-time nurse and a part-time physiotherapist. We offer a collegial atmosphere, a unique academic environment, many research opportunities and the opportunity to work in a growing academic department with enthusiastic colleagues. McMaster University is internationally recognized for innovations in medical education and pioneering biomedical, epidemiological and health systems research.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatric Rheumatology and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens. Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements: Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada - or - No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada.

For more information on the Department of Pediatrics, visit www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics

Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest via email to:

Sheri Findlay, Acting Chair
c/o Jennifer Jenkins, Office of the Chair
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University
1280 Main Street W., HSC-3A
Hamilton, ON L8N 3Z5
Phone: 905-521-2100 ext. 73141
Fax: 905-570-8967
Email: pedschr@mcmaster.ca

Employment Equity Statement:
McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and, within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion. While all qualified candidates are invited to apply, we particularly welcome applicants from women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit peoples, members of visible minorities, and LGBTQ+ persons. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247) or the Faculty of Health Sciences Human Resources office at ext. 22207 to communicate accommodation needs.