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Academic Transplant Nephrologist
The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and St. Joseph’s Healthcare invite applicants for an Academic Nephrologist to join the Division of Nephrology for July 2016.
The successful applicant will have a primary focus in renal transplantation and will participate in both inpatient and outpatient programs. Clinical duties will include rotating through the in-patient renal transplant service that provides MRP renal transplant coverage along with a mix of CKD, ESRD and AKI patients (including acute dialysis) at all three teaching hospital sites in Hamilton for approximately 12 weeks per year. The provision of outpatient service will be comprised of a balance of new assessments and outpatient renal transplant patients, seeing approximately 30-40 outpatients per week. The successful candidate will bring research, education or program development experience to the Division and will be expected to develop a plan for promotion within the Department of Medicine at McMaster University.
The Division of Nephrology comprises 15 geographic full-time nephrologists with three full-time transplant nephrologists and 4 PhD researchers who are engaged in clinical practice, education and research. The Division provides tertiary nephrology and renal transplantation care to the central-west region of Ontario. The Renal Transplant Program performs approximately 100 transplants per year with over 1200 transplanted patients followed. These transplants include sensitized and ABO-incompatible patients. There is a highly regarded nephrology residency training program with 2-3 new trainees per year and an AST-accredited transplant fellowship training program with up to two new trainees per year. Successful HLA laboratory, renal pathology and clinical research programs provide an excellent academic atmosphere. The successful candidate will be a full time member of the Division of Nephrology and will be expected to contribute to the academic mission of the Faculty of Health Sciences and the Division.
Applicants should be certified, or eligible for certification in Nephrology, by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Candidates must have an MD or equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure in the province of Ontario.
Expressions of interest should include: a curriculum vitae, description of training and names and contact information of three professional referees.
Salary: Remuneration will be based on level of experience and is in line with academic Nephrologist remuneration in Ontario. Academic rank will commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.
Email applications by Feb 29, 2016 to:
Dr. Scott Brimble, Division Director, Division of Nephrology, McMaster University at email@example.com