Emergency Medicine – Assistant Professor (clinical setting)

Posted 6 months ago
Location: Quebec
Date posted: 2023-05-25
Advertised until: 2023-06-24

The Department of Emergency Medicine at McGill University invites applications for a full-time position as a contract academic staff member at the rank of Assistant Professor (Clinical) based at the Jewish General Hospital (JGH). This is a three-year renewable position that does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The Jewish General Hospital is one of McGill’s premier teaching hospitals, affiliated with the internationally renowned Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences of McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

The Jewish General Hospital is also part of the Integrated University Health and Social Services Network of Centre-Ouest de Montréal (CIUSSS du Centre-Ouest de Montréal), a vast integrated network comprising specialized hospitals, rehabilitation centres, establishments long-term care and other health-related resources. In 2023, for the third year in a row, the JGH was named one of Canada’s Top Employers, according to a survey by Forbes magazine, in addition to being recognized as one of the best hospitals in the world by Newsweek magazine.

The Jewish General Hospital receives more than 90,000 visits per year, is one of the busiest adult emergency departments in Quebec, with high acuity for various pathologies, and is a center of excellence in ultrasound service (POCUS). As such, we are responsible for supervising medical students and residents in the CCFP-MU and FRCP emergency medicine training programs, as well as off-duty family medicine residents. We are very involved in the academic and medico-administrative world.

In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will provide quality clinical teaching and supervision of medical students and undergraduate residents.

The successful candidate will be an integrated member of the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Educational Team (POCUS), supervising learners in basic and advanced point-of-care ultrasound applications and conducting research original clinics.

McGill faculty members are expected to participate in service activities in their units, at the University, and in the general scientific community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion is also expected.


  • Applicants must have a medical degree and must have completed specialty training in emergency medicine;
  • Candidates must be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent) and be eligible for licensure in Quebec and certification by the College of Physicians of Quebec;
  • Applicants should have specialist knowledge of advanced point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS), through postgraduate training (or equivalent);
  • With an emphasis on innovation, candidates with additional knowledge and experience in computer engineering and/or information technology will be given priority;
  • Candidates should preferably be bilingual (French and English) or commit to acquiring the language skills necessary to practice medicine in Quebec. They must be able to communicate in English and French with patients, families and healthcare professionals.

Type of position : Contract faculty member (clinician) (C-230510)
Rank : Assistant professor
Status : Full-time
Salary : Remuneration will correspond to the scales established by the RAMQ.
Posting period : Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this offer.

Interested candidates should submit their application online at the following address: https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/fr-CA/McGill_Careers/job/JGH—Jewish-General-Hosp/Assistant- Professor–Clinical—Department-of-Emergency-Medicine–Jewish-General-Hospital–C-230510-_JR0000040881

The following supporting documents are required:

  • A cover letter and curriculum vitae;
  • A letter stating the candidate’s experience in the field of research;
  • The names and contact details of three people willing to provide references.

Use a personal email address when creating an account in Workday to submit your application. Do not use an email address ending in @mail.mcgill.ca or @mcgill.ca to apply.

McGill University is an English-language institution in which the majority of teaching and research activities are carried out in English, making the use of English essential for oral and written communication.

McGill University is firmly committed to respecting the principles of equity and diversity within its community, while valuing academic rigor and excellence. It welcomes job applications from racialized people and visible minorities, women, Indigenous people, people with disabilities, ethnic minorities, people of any sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as anyone with the skills and knowledge needed to interact in diverse groups.

McGill values ​​and encourages research that reflects diverse intellectual traditions, methodologies, and modes of dissemination and translation. Candidates are invited to demonstrate the impact of their research, both within their academic field and in an interdisciplinary context, particularly in the government, community and industrial sectors.

In addition, McGill recognizes and equitably considers the impact of leaves (eg, family responsibilities or medical leave), which may lead to career interruptions or slowdowns. Anyone applying is encouraged to report any leave that has affected their performance and may have changed their career path. This information will be taken into account for the purposes of fair evaluation of the file.

McGill University has an employment equity program and invites members of the groups concerned to indicate their membership in the latter in their application file. It is also keen to ensure that people with disabilities receive fair treatment and can fully integrate into university life by having at heart to implement the principles of universal design in all spheres of activity of the university. University, in accordance with accommodation policies and procedures . Persons with disabilities who may need certain accommodations to submit their application are invited to communicate confidentially by email accessibilityrequest.hr@mcgill.ca . 

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; please note that in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will however be given to persons holding Canadian citizenship as well as permanent residence status.

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