Professor/Assistant Professor (Clinical)

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Reference #: C-200625

Assistant/Associate Professor (Clinical)

Faculty of Medicine: Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology

Position description

The Gerald Bronfman Department of Oncology, Division of Medical Oncology, McGill University invites applications for a full-time position as a member of the Contract Academic Staff as a clinician-teacher/clinician-scientist at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (rank to be determined based on the chosen candidate’s experience). This position does not confer eligibility for tenure.

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 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 at the Department of Oncology, McGill University.

The candidate will have an appointment at the Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research, a state of the art biomedical research facility, and will join its vibrant research environment, with access to sophisticated laboratory and clinical research cores and infrastructure, and will be provided with generous startup support to ensure a successful independent research career.

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 including breast cancer, particularly as it relates to emerging treatment, biomarker development, and drug development.

The candidate should be well-trained in Medical Oncology.  Ideally, the candidate should have 2-3 years of experience in translational research, with demonstrated strong potential to lead an independent laboratory/epidemiologic and associated clinical research program, including publications and participation in obtaining funding. The candidate is expected to apply for peer-reviewed funding for both operations and salary awards.

The candidate is also expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (teaching and supervision of clinical trainees and/or 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

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). A postgraduate degree (e.g. MSc or PhD) is an asset. The candidate must hold or be eligible for licensure to practice medicine from the Collège des médecins du Québec.  All candidates must be fluent in English with a working knowledge of French.

Job Type:

Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)


Assistant/Associate Professor

Job status:



Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule

Posting period:

60 days from the date of publication

Applications must be submitted on-line at:
  • 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 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.