Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical) - McGill University - Division of Medical Oncology

The McGill University - Division of Medical Oncology
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Closing date
Oct 2, 2021

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The McGill University Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, invites applications for a full-time position as a clinician-teacher or clinician-scientist at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor (Clinical), located at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH). This faculty appointment will be part of the Contract Academic Staff and does not confer eligibility for tenure. The professorial rank will be according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology is a leader in academic medicine, and our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The Segal Cancer Centre is part of the Jewish General Hospital, which is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

The chosen applicant will practice as a medical oncologist at the Segal Cancer Centre in the Department of Medicine's Division of Medical Oncology at the Jewish General Hospital, and as a faculty member in the Department of Oncology, McGill University.

Job Duties

The chosen candidate will be expected to provide expert clinical care in at least one or several tumor sites or areas of practice, particularly as it relates to novel therapeutics, clinical trials and translational research. A focus of interest in gastrointestinal cancers is desirable. If accepted into a clinician-scientist position, the candidate will be expected to dedicate 50% of their time to research.

The candidate should be well-trained in Medical Oncology.  The ideal clinician-scientist candidate would also have 2-3 years of experience in translational research, with demonstrated strong potential to lead an independent clinical/translational research program, including publications and some successful participation in obtaining funding. The ideal candidate for the clinician-teacher profile would also have demonstrated excellence in clinical teaching and a well-defined vision for educational innovation.

The candidate is expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (teaching and supervision of clinical trainees and graduate students, and involvement in academic and administrative committees). A commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected in these activities.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Candidates must hold an MD degree or equivalent, postgraduate clinical training in Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology, with certification by the Collège des médecins du Québec or Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent);
  • The candidate must hold or be eligible for licensure to practice medicine from the Collège des médecins du Québec;
  • A postgraduate degree (e.g. MSc or PhD) is an asset;
  • All candidates must be fluent in English with a working knowledge of French.


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae
  • Statement of research
  • Names and contact information of three referees

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