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Job ID37556-6542
CompanyMcMaster University
Date Posted2021-04-15
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation

Academic Infectious Diseases Specialist 

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences invites applicants for an Academic Physician with a special interest in HIV care and HIV research to join the Division of Infectious Diseases. 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.

Applicants will have completed specialty training in Internal Medicine and further fellowship training in Infectious Diseases. We are expecting experience in both, HIV clinical care as well as HIV-related research, optimally with a track record of peer reviewed publications and/or research grants. A postgraduate degree in research, epidemiology or public health (Masters or PhD) is an asset.  

The successful candidate will provide ambulatory HIV clinical care at the Special Immunology Services (SIS) clinic, as well as inpatient and outpatient care at Hamilton Health Sciences. The individual will be reporting to the Division Director of Infectious Diseases and will work closely with the Director of the SIS clinic who will both support the candidate in building a clinically oriented HIV research program.

The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the Division of Infectious Diseases and be expected to contribute to the academic mission of the Faculty and Division. Depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications, either a Research Educator or Clinician Educator stream to promotion and tenure can be considered. The successful candidate should have a proven track record in undergraduate and/or postgraduate education and will be expected to fully participate in all the appropriate departmental and divisional educational activities.

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.

Applications 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. 

Please apply online to Job Opening 37556 via the McMaster Academic Careers website ( directing your application to:

Lorrie Reurink, Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment

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”

For more information, visit McMaster University for ACADEMIC INFECTIOUS DISEASES SPECIALIST