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McMaster University – Division of Rheumatology – Associate Position


The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences/St. Joseph’s Healthcare invite applications for an Academic Rheumatologist to join the Division of Rheumatology. This is a full-time faculty position for a period of three years (renewable).  Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate must have experience and training and commit to clinical care of patients with Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma). The successful candidate should show an interest in education and research in Systemic Sclerosis (Scleroderma). Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in the clinical care of other Connective Tissue Disorders and General Rheumatology. The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the Division of Rheumatology and will be expected to contribute to the academic mission of the Faculty and Division.  The successful candidate should have a proven track record in undergraduate and/or post-graduate education and will be expected to fully participate in all appropriate departmental and divisional educational activities. The successful applicant will be involved in a combination of clinical, research, and educational activities. Clinical activities will include assessing and treating patients in the St Joseph Healthcare Hamilton Rheumatology Clinic as well as regional on-call services in rheumatology.

Educational activities will include providing education to students, residents, and trainees. Research opportunities include educational, clinical, imaging, or in basic sciences (with support from McMaster immunologists). Applicants should 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.

Please apply online to Job Opening 60723 via the McMaster Academic Careers website ( directing your application to: Lorrie Reurink Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment Expressions of interest should include:

-An up-to-date curriculum vitae and cover letter

-A description of training and research experience as well as the names and addresses of three professional referees.

-A brief statement describing any contributions made or planned in relation to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion inclusive excellence in teaching, research, service within higher education, community-based, or other professional settings (2-page maximum)

Letters of reference are not required and will not be reviewed at the application stage; letters of recommendation from referees will be requested at later stages of the search process. All qualified applicants are encouraged to 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 located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement. The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity. The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis, or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process.

The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey – Statement of Collection for additional information. Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact: Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679 to communicate accommodation needs Vaccine Mandate

This position is located in a host hospital or other healthcare site that has an active vaccination mandate in place. Successful applicants will need to comply with these and any other health and safety measures necessary as part of their appointment.

  • Hamilton, ON
  • Associate
  • Long Term
  • Full Time

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