McMaster University

McMaster University

Academic Posting in the Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Pediatrics

Pediatric Nephrologist - Faculty Appointment

The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH) are seeking a full-time pediatric nephrologist to join a committed team. The successful candidate will share responsibility for education and research in pediatric nephrology as well as comprehensive clinical services, including nephrology outpatient clinics and consultation to hospital inpatients.   

We offer a collegial atmosphere, a unique academic environment, many research opportunities and the opportunity to work in a growing academic department with enthusiastic colleagues.

McMaster University is internationally recognized for innovations in medical education and pioneering biomedical, epidemiological and health systems research.  Located in Hamilton, on the edge of Lake Ontario and the picturesque Niagara escarpment, McMaster Children’s Hospital is a tertiary referral center serving a population of more than 2.3 million in south central Ontario. MCH has 150 acute care beds and a full range of specialized inpatient services.  The Pediatric Nephrology Service is comprised of the most comprehensive program for management of both acute and chronic kidney disease in southwestern Ontario. The Division has a dedicated dialysis program offering both peritoneal dialysis and hemodialysis, an extensive chronic kidney disease program including pre- and post- transplant care, in addition to general nephrology clinics, antenatal consultation and Renal Stone clinic. There is a tremendous multidisciplinary team involved in the care of the nephrology patients including nurses, social worker, dietician and child life support worker.  

Applicants will be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with training and experience. 

For more information, visit www.fhs.mcmaster.ca/pediatrics. Interested candidates should submit a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:

Lennox Huang, MD
Chief & Chair
Department of Pediatrics, McMaster University                                
1280 Main Street W., HSC- 3A
Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1
Email: pedschr@mcmaster.ca

Posted: June 5th, 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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