Associate/Full Professor of Neurology

Montreal / Montréal, Quebec
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience
February 16 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type

Associate / Full Professor

McGill University's Faculty of Medicine – Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Montreal Neurological Institute

Position description

The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Montreal Neurological Institute (MNI) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor in the field of neuro-immunology and multiple sclerosis. 

The MNI is integrated with the Montreal Neurological Hospital, with clinics specialized in neurology and neurosurgery, including a large multiple sclerosis clinic engaged in clinical trials and research.  This provides a unique environment for studying fundamental and applied neuroscience. 

McGill University is a leading international research environment in neuroscience that has recently been awarded a major federal grant for a broad program in understanding brain function in health and disease. The Montreal Neurological Institute of McGill University has embarked on a journey to set a global precedent as the first academic institute to fully embrace the principles of Open Science. In that context, the Institute highly encourages its researchers to work under these principles.

The MNI is an integral part of McGill University, located in downtown Montreal.  The neuroscience community at McGill and in greater Montreal is one of the largest and most diverse in North America.  Montreal is one of the most multicultural and lively cities in North America that offers an extremely high quality of life.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will be expected to conduct vigorous cutting-edge, externally funded independent research augmenting our existing efforts in the field of neuro-immunology and multiple sclerosis.  The candidate is also expected to supervise graduate students and to contribute to teaching related to McGill’s academic mission.  The successful candidate will also lead the Neuroimmunological Diseases Group at the MNI.

Qualifications and Education requirements

The ideal candidate for this position will be an MD and/or PhD in neuroscience or related field, with an international stature and a track record of successful research and leadership in neuro-immunology and/or multiple sclerosis.  Clinician-scientists are especially encouraged to apply.


Job Type:



Associate / Full Professor


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Posting period:

30 days from posting date and continue until position is filled.


Applications must be submitted on-line at:

The following supporting documents are required:

  • a cover letter & curriculum vitae (as 1 pdf document)
  • statement of research  (if including other documents, combine to make 1 pdf)
  • the names and contact information of three referees

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.