Assistant Professor (Clinical), Department of Anesthesia, (CF1-240502)

McGill University

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Position Description:

The McGill University Department of Anesthesia in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences is inviting applications for a full-time Contract Academic Staff position at the rank of Assistant Professor (Clinical) based at the Montreal Neurological Institute. This will be a three year (renewable) appointment and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

The Montreal Neurological Institute is internationally recognized for its dynamic, multidisciplinary clinical, academic, and research environment, which fosters clinical excellence, high-level teaching and clinical research opportunities. Many clinical innovations have been developed here over the years, and scientific discoveries are regularly made in neurology and neurosurgery. Every year, the hospital attracts dozens of doctors and researchers from a multitude of countries to learn about the latest advances.

The Department of Anesthesia is a leader in academic medicine, our educational and research missions support excellent and innovative clinical programs across our teaching hospitals. The Montreal Neurological Institute is part of the MUHC—one of McGill’s major teaching hospitals affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at Canada’s internationally renowned McGill University, located in the vibrant and multicultural city of Montreal, in the province of Quebec.

Job Duties:

The successful candidate’s clinical responsibilities will include providing anesthesia and perioperative care at the Montreal Neurological Institute. The successful candidate will also be expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (i.e., research, teaching, supervision of students and residents, and involvement in academic and administrative committees).

The successful candidate will join a dynamic group of more than 100 physicians, pharmacists, sub-specialists, and over 100 researchers practicing in over thirty specialties and sub-specialties. The incumbent will be expected to active participate in the Montreal Neurological Institute’s continuing professional development activities, as well as in various academic and research activities. They will also be expected to contribute to research programs in neuro-anesthesia and neuroscience to eventually take on a research leadership role.

The candidate will also be expected to support the MNI’s mandate to provide high-quality patient-centered care and participate in clinical activities to which the Department of Anesthesia contributes. These include: oncological neurosurgery; epilepsy neurosurgery; functional neurosurgery (movement disorders); neuromodulation (for pain and spasticity); spinal surgery; vascular neurosurgery; peripheral nerve surgery; interventional and diagnostic neuroradiology program; advanced stroke program (tertiary center, offering emergency thrombectomy); and, neurological intensive care.

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

Candidates must:

  • Hold a medical degree and hold, or be eligible for, licensure in the province of Quebec;
  • Be certified by the Collège des médecins du Québec;
  • Have completed subspecialty training and be certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent);
  • Have completed at least twelve (12) months of relevant complementary training;
  • Applicants should have a strong and demonstrable interest in patient care, teaching, research, and innovation;
  • Bilingual language skills (French and English) are preferred, or a commitment to acquire the necessary language skills to practice medicine in Quebec. Candidates should be able to interact in English and in French with patients, families and health care professionals.


Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Anesthesia

Job Type:

Contract Academic Staff (Clinical)


Assistant Professor

Job Status:



Remuneration will be according to Quebec health care fee schedule.

Posting Period:

Please submit your application within 30 days of the publication of this advertisement.

Required Documents:

The following supporting documents are required:

  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae;
  • Statement or research;
  • Names and contacts 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, or that 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, [email protected].

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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