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Academic Transplant Nephrologist - Dept. of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University & St. Joseph’s Healthcare

Category: Physician
Province/State: Hamilton, ON
Position: Academic Transplant Nephrologist
Deadline: February 29, 2016
Posted: January 12, 2016

Job Description / Duties

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.

Additional Information

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.

Contact Information

Email applications by Feb 29, 2016 to:

Dr. Scott Brimble, Division Director, Division of Nephrology, McMaster University at


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. If you require any form of accommodation throughout the recruitment and selection procedure, please contact the Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247).