Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Clinical), MUHC Director-Division of Rheumatology

McGill University Department of Medicine
Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Remuneration - according to Quebec health care fee schedule
Closing date
Dec 21, 2022

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Full Time
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Open Rank as Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Clinical), MUHC Director-Division of Rheumatology (C2-220401)

Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences – Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Position Description

The Department of Medicine at McGill University invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor as a member of the Contract Academic Staff (Clinical). The professorial rank will be determined according to the candidate’s qualifications and experience. The incumbent will also be the Director of the Division of Rheumatology of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC). Applicants are encouraged to simultaneously apply for and be considered for the McGill Director of Rheumatology, although this is not required, McGill Directorship position . This position does not confer eligibility for tenure.

 The MUHC Division of Rheumatology is highly committed to the pursuit of excellence in clinical care and innovation, research and medical education. The Division of Rheumatology is one of 15 divisions within the Department of Medicine. In addition to playing an important clinical role in the Department, division members have excellent opportunities for collaborative educational and research endeavors with protected time for scholarly activities to ensure rewarding, fulfilling career development.

The Department of Medicine is a leader in academic medicine, and our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The MUHC is one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences.


Job Duties

Please see the Department of Medicine (DOM) website for McGill DOM Career path definitions ( Our career path definitions specify typical ranges of time allotted to clinical work, teaching (clinical and didactic), research and administration.

The successful candidate will be a transformational leader who, as Director of the Rheumatology, will draw on strong interpersonal skills to inspire best practices and innovation. The preferred candidate will also bring a track-record of success in academic leadership with the ability to foster excellence in teaching, patient care, and research within the Division. The successful candidate will provide leadership for the clinical and educational missions of the Division and Department, promote independent and collaborative research and fulfill administrative responsibilities at the institutional, university, regional and provincial levels, where appropriate.

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


  • Candidates must hold an MD degree and must have completed subspecialty training in Rheumatology;
  • Candidates must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certified by the Collège des médecins du Québec;  


  • Candidates must have completed at least one additional year of advanced clinical and/or research fellowship training; Candidates should have strong leadership qualities and a proven academic track-record in medical scholarship or in academic basic and/or clinical research;
  • Candidates must have experience in clinical service and training of students, residents, and fellows;
  • All candidates must be fluent in English with a working knowledge of French. They should be able to interact in English and in French with patients, families and health care professionals.


Job Type:   Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)

Rank:   Open Rank

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:

  • Please provide a cover letter that includes a description of your leadership experience and aptitudes in addition to your preliminary plans for the Division if you are selected to lead the Division. Also include a statement indicating your personal academic plans/career path. Describe your preferred research time allocation and detail your teaching plans, research plans and plans for service to the academic community. Curriculum vitae The 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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