McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Medicine

Academic Clinical Pharmacologists

McMaster University, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton and Hamilton Health Sciences are recruiting Clinical Pharmacologists to join our expanding division in the Department of Medicine. At present, clinical pharmacologists are a core part of the internal medicine and emergency teaching programs and clinical services at the Juravinski Hospital and St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Our aim is to build a clinical pharmacology and toxicology consultation service.

As an academic clinical pharmacologist, you will be involved in a number of clinical scholarly activities, including clinical teaching unit team supervision and consultation, MD based teams, Rapid Assessment Clinics, a newly constructed ambulatory care clinic, drug policy and medication safety consultation and committees. You will be part of a regional clinical pharmacology program integrated with the regional General Internal Medicine or Geriatrics service and may work at more than one site. Successful applicants will be appointed to an academic rank commensurate with their experience.

An attractive remuneration package includes fee for service billing, on-call stipends, and membership in the Department of Medicine’s Alternate Funding Plan. The Division of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics is one of the top academic divisions in the Department of Medicine, based on educational and research excellence. The Department of Medicine supports an award-winning residency program recognized nationally for innovation in education and McMaster is ranked as the most research intensive university in Canada.

Prospective candidates will hold specialty certification in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario. Certification in either Internal Medicine or Geriatric Medicine is an asset.

Applications must include an up to date curriculum vitae, cover letter and the names and addresses of three professional referees. Applications must be received by November 10, 2013. 

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Anne Holbrook, Director, Division of Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
Professor, Department of Medicine
McMaster University, c/o SJHH, 50 Charlton Avenue East
Room G624, Hamilton, ON L8N 4A6
Tel 905 522-1155, ext. 35269
Fax 905 540-6520

Posted: October 10, 2013

Note: All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. However, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority for these positions. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates including women, persons with disabilities, First Nations, Metis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at Extension 222-HR (22247).
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