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JOB POSTING: CRA at BC Children’s (Research Tech III)

UBC Department of Pediatrics and the Childhood Cancer & Blood Research Group (CCBR) is looking for a Clinical Research Associate (Tech 3) to join our team. As a part of BC Children’s Hospital Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant (Hem/Onc/BMT) and Research Institute, the CCBR program supports around 100 active clinical research studies for children in British Columbia with cancer and blood disorders.  These studies include, but are not limited to, research on active treatment, supportive care, and the long-term effects of cancer and blood disorders therapy.

The job posting is available here: www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/28431.  It will be posted for applications through end of day Dec 24th, 2017.  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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JOB POSTING: CRA (Research Asst/Tech 3) at BC Children’s Peds Hem/Onc/B

See a full job posting at: www.hr.ubc.ca/jobs/staff.php?job_id=27663

The incumbent is required to conduct all research activities in an ethical manner, suited to the proper activities of the University of British Columbia and to the professional organizations governing his or herself and those governing the activities of the institution and all other investigators. Any procedures or data recorded as part of a trial must be accurate and must accurately reflect the work performed. Strict confidentiality of all study participants must be adhered to. All activities involving participants are accountable to the Principal Investigator, the Department Head, and the candidate’s governing professional organization.

The Research Technician (RT3) will report directly to the Clinical Trials Unit Manager (CTU Manager) who is under the supervision of the Division head and Research Director, respectively. The incumbent will also report to and receive direction from the Principal Investigator of each assigned project.

The RT3 works with physicians and staff at BC Children’s Hospital in the Hem/Onc/BMT clinical research office with nine other CRAs. Coordination within the Hematology/Oncology/BMT Outpatient Clinic and Inpatient Ward, as well as outside physician offices is essential in order to complete study requirements and obtain the information for data submission. The RT3’s office is located in B315 of the Shaughnessy Building.

Qualifications:  Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline or Graduation from a technical college or institute. Clinical research professional certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates (SoCRA) or the Association of Clinical Research Professionals (ACRP), transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate preferred. Transportation of Dangerous Goods Certificate preferred. Minimum of 3 years related experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Required: – knowledge of medical terminology and patient record systems – medium to high degree of computer literacy including familiarity with Microsoft Word, Access and Excel Assets: – demonstrated knowledge and experience with Pediatric oncology – familiarity with database management programs – knowledge of Good Clinical Practice. Attentive to detail, with the ability to work quickly and accurately Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills a must A high degree of motivation, enthusiasm and initiative Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and meet deadlines Ability to exercise initiative and maintain confidentiality Communicates effectively both orally and in writing Ability to learn new software Ability to work both independently and within a team environment. Physical ability to do the job

JOB POSTING: Clinical Research Associate at BC Children’s (Research Asst/Tech 3; closing date Sept-30)

For a full job posting and details of duties, please see the posting at www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/27663

The BC Children’s Hospital Division of Hematology/Oncology/Bone Marrow Transplant (Hem/Onc/BMT) and the Child and Family Research Institute, is looking for a Clinical Research Associate (Research Tech 3). The Research Technician (RT3) will report directly to the Clinical Trials Unit Manager (CTU Manager) who is under the supervision of the Division head and Research Director, respectively. The incumbent will also report to and receive direction from the Principal Investigator of each assigned project.

Work Performed: To coordinate clinical research protocols, including but not limited to Phases I, II and III chemotherapy studies, hematology studies, bone marrow transplant studies, supportive care studies and ancillary studies for Childhood Cancer and Blood Research.

  • Ensuring adherence to and maintenance of protocols
  • Maintaining protocols and associated documents to ensure they are up-to date
  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of multi-site investigator initiated project
    Working closely with the clinical research staff
  • Identifying potential study participants
  • Reviewing and confirming eligibility criteria
  • Registration of patients on clinical studies
  • Creation of study specific documents
  • Accurate and timely completion and submission of paper and electronic data capture forms
  • Creating and maintaining research charts on registered subjects
  • Reporting adverse drug reactions in consultation with physician and in accordance with protocol-specific guidelines
  • Procuring and safely shipping as well as maintaining accurate documentation of study specimens from various sources according to protocol guidelines and federal regulations
  • Acting as liaison with health care team and laboratory team, both on-site and outside the institution, for project management and information exchange regarding clinical studies
  • Performing data entry and managing research databases with accuracy
  • Preparing and participating in audits and study monitoring visits from various regulatory bodies
  • Attending conferences and meetings, possibly involving travel
    Timely completion of required regulatory certificates and tutorials
  • Maintaining clinical research education and regulatory certifications
  • Providing back-up for other team members while sick or on holidays
  • If not already obtained, the division will support training for clinical research professional certification through the Society of Clinical Research Associates
  • Performing other related tasks and projects as deemed necessary

CHU Sainte-Justine Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Université de Montréal, is seeking to recruit a clinician specialized in transfusion medicine for a position of Assistant or Associate Professor and Blood Bank Medical Director

The position of blood bank director at Ste-Justine will be soon vacant. Please circulate this job offer within your team, fellows or to anyone who might potentially be interested.
English posting follows French posting

 

Le service d’Hématologie -Oncologie Pédiatrique du CHU Sainte-Justine, Département de Pédiatrie de l’Université de Montréal, recherche un clinicien spécialiste en médecine transfusionnelle pour un poste de Professeur Assistant ou Agrégé de clinique et assurer la Direction Médicale de la Banque de Sang.

A côté d’une activité clinique à temps partiel en hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique et de la grossesse, les tâches sont essentiellement reliées à la médecine transfusionnelle :

  • Direction Médicale de la Banque de Sang du CHU, le plus important centre mère-enfant du Canada, et l’un des plus grands centres pédiatriques en Amérique du Nord.
  • Une activité de soins cliniques majoritairement en relation avec la médecine transfusionnelle.
  • Une activité de recherche en hématologie et médecine transfusionnelle.
  • Le titulaire devra s’impliquer activement dans l’enseignement de la médecine transfusionnelle. Le service d’hématologie et oncologie du CHU Sainte-Justine est membre du Département de Pédiatrie de l’Université de Montréal et son programme de formation en Hémato-Oncologie Pédiatrique est accrédité par le Collège Royal des Médecins et Chirurgiens du Canada (CRMCC).


Le poste est un poste provincial (PEM) en médecine transfusionnelle et le titulaire devra consacrer 80% de sa pratique professionnelle à des activités (laboratoire, clinique, gestion, recherche) en relation avec la médecine transfusionnelle. Un rayonnement provincial, national et rapidement international est attendu.

 
Les personnes intéressées doivent avoir un diplôme de docteur en médecine, avoir complété une formation complémentaire en médecine transfusionnelle (certificat de médecine transfusionnelle du CRMCC ou équivalent), faire preuve de leadership et avoir un fort esprit d’équipe. Une formation spécialisée en hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique n’est pas requise pour appliquer à ce poste, mais sera considéré comme un atout important.

 
La maîtrise de la langue française est nécessaire aux activités cliniques et de gestion.

 

Les candidatures seront étudiées attentivement, même si le candidat n’est pas disponible pour les prochains mois. Les candidatures ayant besoin d’une formation complémentaire seront également étudiées attentivement.

 

Les personnes intéressées peuvent prendre contact avec l’un des co-chefs de service d’hématologie-oncologie du CHU Sainte-Justine :

Yves Pastore , Yves.pastore@umontreal.ca

          Ou

Michel Duval, Michel.duval@umontreal.ca

CHU Sainte-Justine
Service d’hématologie et centre de cancérologie Charles-Bruneau
3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (QC) H3T1C5
Tel : 514 v345 4931, poste 4870
Ou 514-345-4639


The CHU Sainte-Justine Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Division, Department of Pediatrics, Université de Montréal, is seeking to recruit a clinician specialized in transfusion medicine for a position of Assistant or Associate Professor and Blood Bank Medical Director.
In addition to a part-time clinical care activity in Hemato-Oncology in children and pregnant women, most of the time will be devoted to activities related to transfusion medicine:

  • Direction of the Blood Bank at CHU Sainte-Justine, the largest mother-child hospital in Canada.
  • Research in transfusion medicine. A leading participation in research and expert committees are expected at the provincial, national and international level.
  • Teaching in transfusion medicine. The hemato-oncology division is a member of the Department of Pediatrics of Université de Montréal, and its program is accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. has a fully accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. The division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and It is in particular expected that the
    applicant will lead education on specific aspects related to transfusion medicine.

 

It is the provincial position (PEM) in pediatric transfusion medicine, and the holder must devote 80 % of his professional practice (laboratory, clinic, research, management) to transfusion medicine. A provincial, national and soon international influence is expected.

 
Interested applicants, including clinician-investigators and clinician-scientists, must hold an MD and must have completed a full training in transfusion medicine (certificate of transfusion medicine of the RCPSC or equivalent), have strong leadership capability, and a good team spirit; a specialization in pediatric hematologyoncology is not required but will considered a strong asset.

 
Working knowledge of French language is needed for the clinical and administrative activities.

 
Please contact one of the Division co-chairs :

Yves Pastore, Yves.pastore@umontreal.ca

Or

Michel Duval, Michel.duval@umontreal.ca

CHU Sainte-Justine
Hematology service and Charles Bruneau Cancer Center
3175 Côte Sainte-Catherine
Montréal (QC) H3T1C5
Tel : 514 v345 4931, poste 4870
Or 514-345-4639


Le CHU Sainte-Justine est un hôpital universitaire mère-enfant de 500 lits, assurant les soins tertiaires et quaternaires pour l’ensemble de la Province du Québec (7.8 millions d’habitants). L’agrandissement important du centre de cancérologie Charles- Bruneau et la désignation comme un des axes de développement prioritaire pour le CHU s’accompagne d’une nouvelle ambition pour le service d’Hématologie-Oncologie. Le service compte 14 hématologues-oncologues pédiatriques, et vise à court terme à engager 3 médecins supplémentaires. Plus de 140 nouveaux patients atteints de leucémie ou cancer sont pris en charge chaque année. Le centre de jour reçoit plus de 15,000 visites par année, et l’unité d’hospitalisation dispose de 32 lits. Le programme de transplantation hématopoïétique (50 transplantations par année) est accrédité FACT et dispose d’une unité de 12 lits. Les activités incluent également l’hématologie générale, les anémies falciformes avec plus de 350 patients suivis, l’hémophilie avec plus de 250 patients suivis et un programme d’aphérèse avec plus de 250 procédures par année. Le service comporte de plus des laboratoires de diagnostic de pointe en hématologie-cytologie, hémostase et thrombose. Intégrés au service, le laboratoire de thérapie cellulaire soutien le programme clinique de greffe, et la banque de sang assure l’ensemble des transfusions du CHU. Le service conduit une intense activité de recherche fondamentale, translationnelle et clinique, notamment en hématologie et en médecine
transfusionnelle.

Situé dans une très active métropole multiculturelle de 3.7 millions d’habitants, le CHU Sainte-Justine et son Centre de Recherche sont situés à proximité immédiate du campus universitaire de l’Université de Montréal. Cet environnement de recherche profite de la richesse du milieu académique montréalais et de la collaboration de groupe de recherche de la Province de Québec.

Les candidats travailleront dans un groupe très intégré de chercheurs cliniciens et fondamentaux, qui encourage les approches multidisciplinaires et la recherche translationnelle. Plus de 20 équipes de recherche d’horizons variés collaborent à des projets de recherche fondamentale et translationnelles, avec trois pôles principaux : oncogénetique et étiologie des cancers (incluant une forte activité de pharmacologie et pharmacogénomique), greffe de sang de cordon et immunologie du sang de cordon, qualité de vie.

Une unité de recherche clinique très active, reconnue par des agréments d’organisations internationale (Children Oncology Group, Dana Farber Consortium, Pediatric Blood and Marrow Transplantaion Consortium) regroupe 10 infirmières ou assistantes de recherche clinique et maintient ouverts plus de 100 protocoles de recherche multicentriques en oncologie pédiatrique et en transplantation. Elle est la seule unité de recherche clinique du Québec offrant l’inclusion à des essais de Phase I et Phase II aux enfants atteints de cancer.

Le programme d’enseignement de l’hématologie-oncologie pédiatrique est agréé par le Collège Royal des Médecins du Canada. Ce programme de formation est reconnu internationalement, comme en témoigne la présence permanente de quatre moniteurs cliniques (fellows) venant de l’extérieur du Québec.

JOB POSTING: POGO Chief Executive Officer (Application due Sept-06)

 

The Board of Directors of POGO is seeking a new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to succeed the long-serving, highly respected CEO. The new CEO, working closely with the Medical Director, will take POGO to new heights in leadership in the field of childhood cancer.

The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker and leader with experience in not-for-profit or publicly-funded organizations, and in mentoring and developing staff. Using a collaborative strategic framework and focusing on meeting the evolving needs of government, partners (current and future), clients and families, this leader will build on an excellent foundation. He/she should have experience in building collaborative and productive relationships with government and in securing funding from both government and alternative funding sources, and in supporting the implementation of a fundraising plan. The candidate’s strategic and analytical strengths will be critical in spearheading, together with the Board of Directors and Medical Director, the development of a new long-term strategic plan for POGO. The ideal candidate will bring a track record of leadership and administration both at the internal organization level and at a system level. Superior communication skills are of critical importance. A Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (or MBA) and knowledge of
healthcare are preferred.

A detailed briefing package about this opportunity can be found at
www.pogo.ca/about-us/job-opportunities/.

For more information about POGO, visit our website at http://www.pogo.ca.

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to the attention of Helen Craig, Executive Assistant to the Search Committee, at hcraig@pogo.ca by September 6, 2017.

JOB POSTING: TRACE and CAR-T Cell Program Manager at BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute (apply by Aug-24)

A full description can be found at: http://www.hr.ubc.ca/jobs/staff.php?job_id=27286

Job Summary :  The position is responsible for two projects with 50% responsibility to each.

50% of the position will be dedicated to acting as the TRACE Program Manager with responsibility for the management and logistical oversite of the Transplantation & Cell Therapy research program (TRACE) at BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH). This is a large multi-site, multi-project program involving both laboratory and clinically based research as well as biomarker development and cell therapy applications for patient care.

50% of the position will be dedicated to the Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program (MC3RP) CAR-T cell project. The position will be responsible for BCCH participation in CAR-T cell clinical trials through the CureWorks consortium and the Cancer Immunotherapy Trials Network (CITN). The position will be responsible for development of a business plan, contract, Health Canada compliance, ensuring good clinical practice and Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT) compliance with training of clinical and laboratory trials physicians and staff, and will work with the Michael Cuccicone Childhood Cancer research program clinical trials unit (CTU).

Qualifications:

  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent professional designation if responsible for a research project otherwise Undergraduate degree if not responsible for a research project.
  • Society of Clinical Research Associates (SOCRA) certification is preferred.
  • 4 years or equivalent combination of education and experience if responsible for research project otherwise 6 years or equivalent combination of education and experience if not research work.
  • Experience managing large scale research projects; including writing protocols, developing SOPS, contracts, ethics, budgets, regulatory issues and performance of clinical trials, grant preparation, manuscript drafting.
  • Experience in clinical research and a research hospital environment. Excellent time management and project management skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. Ability to exercise appropriate tact, discretion, confidentiality, and good judgment in all matters.
  • Ability to work independently with appropriate initiative, as well as effectively with others in a team environment.
  • Ability to work accurately, and under pressure to meet deadlines.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Trials Unit Manager at BC Children’s hem/onc – available immediately.

For a detailed job description, pay scale, and to apply, go to www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/26811

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Post-graduate degree in related discipline or equivalent professional designation preferred. Certified Clinical Research Professional through SoCRA or ACRP preferred. Minimum of three years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional qualifications listed in posting.

Job Summary: To oversee clinical trials unit operations and ensure the highest ethical and regulatory standards are followed while conducting clinical trials at BC Children’s Hospital.

This position is the functional interface between the Director/Principal Investigators in the Division of Oncology/Hematology/BMT and the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU). This position will be the providing vision and will be responsible for developing and strategically planning programs from conception to completion as well as managing clinical multi-research, multi-disciplinary projects the operational clinical trials manager within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Childhood Cancer and Blood Research Cluster.

The individual will be accountable for the execution of clinical protocols within the allocated budget, personnel resources and timelines and will bring operational knowledge to the translation of clinical research protocols into practice. The individual will contribute to the leadership of the department by providing guidance and direction to colleagues to ensure the successful achievement of the department goals and milestones. The individual will also maintain a high level of current knowledge in clinical trials in order to provide expertise to different parts of the Clinical Research Support Group.

In addition to areas of the hospital, outpatient visits are performed in the clinical offices, and research recording and communication occurs with the research office. Attendance at clinical rounds and study meetings occur frequently and travel to international conferences and study meetings may occur. The manager attends study and other meetings along with or on behalf of the Director and Research Program Manager.

 

 

JOB POSTING: Research Program Manager at UBC/BC Children’s Hospital (open until filled, immediate start available)

The University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics, located at BCCH is seeking a Research Program Manager to provide strategic direction of the and MCCCRP and CCBR Group at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute in close collaboration with the program director, Dr. Kirk Schultz. You will be responsible for the overall planning, development, management, coordination, and communication for a large multiple-project clinical research program and laboratory research program; facilitation and management of research grants; writing reports and presentations for various stakeholders; developing drafts of manuscripts for publication; management of human
resources and financial administration; and contributing to the development of future research and programmatic activities.

The successful candidate will hold a Post-graduate degree or equivalent professional designation, a MSc or PhD is preferred. 4 years or equivalent combination of education and experience is required including experience in conducting clinical and laboratory research. Experience in financial management and human resource management is preferred. Experience with project management for multiple-site projects, research grants and contracts an asset.

Review of applications will commence immediately. Interested applicants should submit a letter and their curriculum vitae to:

Kirk R. Schultz, MD, FCAHS
Director, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program
Professor of Pediatrics, UBC
BC Children’s Hospital and Research Institute
4480 Oak Street, Rm. B315
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

e-mail: kschultz@mail.ubc.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is as soon as possible.  For a complete job description, please see pediatrics.med.ubc.ca/about/careers or med-fom-pediatrics.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2013/11/Research-Program-Manager.pdf


The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy. The UBC Faculty of Medicine educates health professional and life sciences students at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and pursues research – in the laboratory, in clinical settings and at the population and public policy level – to improve the health of people worldwide.

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth and pediatric patients with chronic medical disorders, and provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC. BCCH offers a wide range of health services and specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, in partnership with the UBC. The pediatric residency program and 16 pediatric subspecialty training programs are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

The Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer research program (MCCCRP) is a program focused on improving the efficacy and safety of the treatment of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers. It focuses on developing targeted interventions including drug and immune therapies that include cell therapies including blood and marrow transplantation. Moreover there is a major focus on improving the safety of current therapies to lead to a minimum amount of late effects. The Childhood and Cancer and Blood (CCBR) group includes the MCCCRP as well as research focused on all blood disorders including transplantation and cell therapies for non-cancer diseases. The program is provincial in its scope and provides national and international leadership. The MCCCRP included 10 clinical trials PIs and 6 laboratory based PIs. The clinical trials program includes 7 clinical fellows, 10 CRAs and RNs with 3 managers as part of the program structure and the laboratory based program includes 40 trainees, RAs, post-doctoral fellows, and project coordinators. The CCBR include an additional 15 PIs involved in blood and cancer research. The approximate annual operating budget is $2M.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Academic position in Clinical Paediatric Hematoloty-Oncology at Children’s Hospital/Western University (London, ON)

Department of Paediatrics, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

 

The Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a fully certified Paediatric Haematologist-Oncologist to join our established Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology. The Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology provides comprehensive haematology and oncology care for the children of southwestern Ontario population of about 2 million.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none.  Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards.  Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.  Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.  Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.  Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca/ to learn more).  Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario.  Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required.  Additional training in patient safety and management of adverse events during therapy is desired.  The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher, and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment.  Successful candidates will have a keen interest in academic medicine, the ability to collaborate effectively with all other members of the health care team and office staff, and will be expected to participate in team-based health care and teaching, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is to be negotiated.

Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and contact information of three references to:

Michael Rieder, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Paediatrics, Interim Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics
800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9
Email: mrieder@uwo.ca

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included in your application.

Business Addresses:

  • Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
  • London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9, www.lhsc.on.ca
  • St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca

 

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

 In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Jill O’Dowda at jodowda@uwo.ca or 519-685-8129.

JOB POSTING: Full Time Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Montreal Children’s Hospital (applications due June 1, 2017)

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology of the Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre is seeking a full-time clinician for an academic appointment commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The individual would become part of an experienced and cohesive group caring for a broad range of patients within the specialty.  An interest in benign and malignant hematology as well as a record of clinical research would be an asset.  Candidates must have completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology and be board certified or eligible by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body.   Due to regulations of the Collège des Médecins du Québec candidates who completed their medical school training outside of North America, France, or Belgium will not be considered. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  The MUHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences including aboriginal people, visible minorities, and those with disabilities.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees by June 1, 2017 to:    

Dr. David Mitchell
Division Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Email: david.mitchell@muhc.mcgill.ca

1001 Blvd Décarie, Room B05.2024, Montréal, Québec, Canada H4A 3J1

About the Division and Montreal Children’s Hospital

The MCH is a full service academic pediatric hospital that has had international influence in the care of children for over 110 years.  In 2015 it relocated to a brand new and very unique facility that is comprised of separate pediatric and adult hospitals, a Shriners Hospital, cancer centre, and basic research institute on one site.  All facilities are attached, facilitating collaboration between the pediatric and adult as well as the clinical and research sectors.  The division of hematology/oncology is located within the pediatric hospital with dedicated and adjacent inpatient and outpatient units.  The division sees 100 new oncology cases annually and a full range of benign hematology patients including 200 with sickle cell disease, is FACT certified for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and is very active in clinical, basic, and translational research.

About Montreal

Greater Montreal is a city of 4 million people with a very multicultural and cosmopolitan flavor.  French and English are the dominant languages and ability to communicate in both would be an asset.  It is renowned for its summer festivals, excellent selection of restaurants, proximity to world class skiing, and the opportunity for a high standard of living with the cost of real estate considerably lower than many other major metropolitan areas in Canada and United States.