The Department of Pediatrics, McGill University, the Montreal Children’s Hospital (MCH) of the McGill University Health Center (MUHC) seeks applicants in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine for a Full-Time Academic Pediatric Emergentologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level (commensurate with credentials) with a projected initial start date of September 2019. The candidate should be certified in Pediatric Emergency Medicine by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or possess comparable qualifications) and be eligible for licensure in the province of Quebec. Candidates must have or endeavour to obtain a working knowledge of both French and English. The candidate should be able to demonstrate skills and training in a niche area that is commensurate with the Division’s strategic goals, as well as success in education, research and/or innovation in this regard in their career to date.

The Montreal Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care Academic Pediatric Hospital whose Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine boasts a new (2015), state-of-the-art, 39-bed Emergency Department with an annual patient census of over 80 000 visits.

The Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine consists of 23 highly trained and experienced BC/BE staff physician core members who are a cohesive and energetic team dedicated to research, clinical excellence, teaching and innovation. Members of the Division are actively involved in diverse scholarly activities both at the hospital and university level with expertise in, but not limited to, trauma, patient safety, quality improvement, clinical innovation, medical informatics, medical education, simulation, disaster medicine and toxicology.

The Division’s research infrastructure is presently supported by a full-time research assistant, a junior protected researcher, The McConnell Centre for Innovative Medicine which provides researchers access to a full range of clinical research services in a state-of-the-art environment dedicated to clinical research and the Research Institute of the MUHC. The Division also has access to the state-of-the-art Steinberg Centre for Simulation and Interactive Learning to use for its training, teaching and research endeavors.

Interested applicants are asked to submit a signed letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Dr. Laurie Plotnick c/o Ms. Penny Gounis

Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine, Montreal Children’s Hospital


McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. 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 productively engage with diverse communities.

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, may have had an effect on their career path. This information will be considered to ensure the equitable assessment of the candidate’s record. to equity in employment. 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, Professor Angela Campbell, Associate Provost (Equity and Academic Policies) by email or phone at 514-398-1660.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Candidates would benefit from a working knowledge of both official languages. “Les candidat(e)s tireront avantage d’une connaissance des deux langues officielles”.

Posted on May 7, 2019 .