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Job ID52420-9907
CompanyMcMaster University
Date Posted2023-01-31
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation

Academic Cardiologist

Department of Medicine, McMaster University

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences invite applications for an Academic Cardiologist. 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. Clinical activities for this position will occur primarily at the Hamilton General Hospital and will be focused mainly on the outpatient cardiology clinic. Responsibilities will also include the delivery of inpatient care at the General site, but also occasionally at the Juravinski site. Access to echocardiography will be limited to those patients seen by the applicant in the comprehensive cardiology clinic and will be available only to those with level II or greater echo training.

The successful candidate will be a full-time member of the Division of Cardiology and will be expected to contribute to the academic mission of the Faculty and Division. This role will have the possibility for administrative leadership and the applicant would be considered for a leadership role in the comprehensive cardiology clinic.   They will also be expected to contribute at least 30% of their time to teaching. This will entail teaching in the outpatient clinic, including supervision of longitudinal clinics for cardiology residents. It will also include participation in the cardiology inpatient teaching unit at the Hamilton General Hospital. The applicant will also play a regular role in Problem-Based Learning education for undergraduate students and participate regularly in the cardiology bootcamp and there will be a pathway to a leadership role for this activity. 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. 

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 52420 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 or inclusive excellence in teaching, research, or service within higher education, community-based or other profession 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 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, Metis, 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.

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