McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Medicine

Division of Geriatric Medicine - Full Time Academic Geriatricians

The Division of Geriatric Medicine, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University is seeking qualified full-time Academic Geriatricians. 

The successful candidate(s) will provide clinical activities within Hamilton Health Sciences and/or St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton.  This will include working on an in-patient, Geriatric Rehabilitation Unit (GRU), geriatric consultation service, ambulatory geriatric clinics and/or outreach programs.

The successful candidate(s) may include:  Clinician Teachers, Clinical Investigators, Clinician Educators, or Clinician Scientists and should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.   Successful applicants will be appointed to an academic rank commensurate with their experience.  Prospective appointees with demonstrated capabilities in teaching, or clinical research are highly desirable.

Applicants will hold an MD degree and be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Geriatric Medicine. Applicants must also be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.  

The Division of Geriatric Medicine at McMaster University currently includes a collegial group of ten Geriatricians along with other elder care affiliated physicians and clinicians.  Hamilton Ontario, located at the east end of Lake Ontario is the third largest city in Ontario.

Interested applicants should send their curriculum vitae (CV) along with a cover letter detailing their interest in geriatric medicine to:

Dr. Sharon Marr
Director, Division of Geriatric Medicine
Department of Medicine, McMaster University
St. Peter’s Hospital / Hamilton Health Sciences
Juravinski Research Centre, Room 160
88 Maplewood Avenue,
Hamilton, OntarioL8M 1W9

Closing date for applications is May 31, 2014

Posted: March 25, 2014

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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