Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical) - McGill University Health Centre (MUHC)

Posting Date:Fri, 03 Sep 2021
Date to Apply By: Until Filled
Estimated Start Date: To be Determined
Address: 1001 Bd Décarie, Montréal, QC H4A 3J1
City: Montreal

Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical) C-210818

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – Department of Pathology – Div. of GI-Liver Pathology
McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) - GLEN site

Position description
The McGill University Department of Pathology and the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) Department of Laboratory Medicine are seeking a pathologist to join the Division of Gastro-intestinal-Liver Pathology at the Glen site, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical). This faculty appointment will be part of the Contract Academic Staff and does not confer eligibility for tenure. The professorial rank will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The Glen Pathology lab processes over 75,000 surgical specimens annually. The Pathology division offers residency rotations in subspecialty areas in Anatomic Pathology and Molecular Pathology. Depending on the candidate’s profile and track record of academic activities, a clinician-researcher position could be created.

Job Duties
The successful candidate will be expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (teaching, research, supervision of graduate students, and involvement in other scholarly duties such as academic and/or administrative committees) and provide excellent clinical teaching and supervision to diverse pathology residents and medical students. They must actively participate in such activities as quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement programs. The successful candidate will also be expected to be involved in intraoperative consultations and adult autopsies service, and to maintain the highest possible standards of practice including prompt delivery of services to match established performance indicators and turn-around times.

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
• An MD degree with certification in Anatomic Pathology (Royal College or equivalent)
• and licensure or eligibility for licensure in Quebec;
• At least one year of fellowship training in gastro-intestinal-liver Pathology;
• A commitment to teaching and an interest in clinical research and publication;
• Excellent references and a strong track record of collegiality with co-workers.
• Expertise in another field of surgical pathology;
• French language skills.

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:  30 days from the date of publication


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The following supporting documents are required:
• Cover letter and curriculum vitae
• Statement of research
• 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.

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, this email or phone at 514-398-2477.

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

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