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McMaster University

Academic Respirologist



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McMaster University

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Academic Respirologist - Sleep Medicine

The Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University is seeking academic Respirologists qualified to practice sleep medicine in Ontario for one or more positions in the Sleep Medicine Program at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The Sleep Medicine Program consists of a Sleep Disorders Clinic and a 9 bed Sleep Laboratory, with adult and adolescent patients. In conjunction with a community based Sleep Clinic, an Academic Program for Clinical Scholars in Sleep Medicine is provided. Research opportunities are available for suitably qualified applicants. 

Applicants will have completed sub-speciality training in Respirology.  Consideration will be given to qualified applicants with Sleep Medicine experience from pediatrics, neurology and/or psychiatry subject to primary appointment within that specialty.

The successful applicants would join three other Respirologists currently practicing sleep medicine.  There are opportunities to practice sleep medicine full-time, up to 8 half day clinics per week, or part-time, up to 3 half day clinics per week, with the balance of the medical practice being respirology in conjunction with the 13 other Respirologists at the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health.

Applicants should be licensed or eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario and should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Canada. The successful candidate will be expected to fully participate in all of appropriate departmental and divisional educational activities. This is a clinician educator position and the successful candidate is required to have experience in undergraduate and post-graduate education. 

Interested applicants must include an up to date curriculum vitae, description of training and research experience as well as the names and addresses of three professional referees. Consideration of applicants will commence November 1, 2017.

Please apply on-line via the McMaster Academic Careers website: addressing your application to: Dr. Martin Kolb, Respirology Division Director for further information.

All qualified applicants are encouraged apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position. To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirements, the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applications must include one of the following statements:

“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or “No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” 

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, Métis and Inuit persons, members of racialized communities and LGBTQ-identified persons.

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McMaster University
Dr. Martin Kolb
Respirology Division Director
Posting Date: 08-Sep-2017Respirology Permanent, Practicing physician Open 1 ASAP
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