Chair of Biomedical Engineering - Tier I Canada Research Chair

Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.
June 20 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Faculty of Medicine of McGill University invites applications for the position of

Tier I Canada Research Chair

McGill University’s Faculty of Medicine seeks to recruit an outstanding tenure stream faculty member and new Chair for the Department of Biomedical Engineering, see for more information.

Biomedical Engineering at McGill is a rapidly evolving and growing field with currently over 75 academics across campus working in related areas. The Faculty of Medicine seeks a chair to lead the growth of the Biomedical Engineering Department, strengthen translational research in partnership with clinical centres, develop research initiatives, and rally the large community in diverse departments and faculties.

The successful candidate is expected to:

  • hold a Ph.D. degree or equivalent qualification
  • be eligible for appointment at the full professor or associate professor level
  • have an international reputation and senior academic experience with proven administrative and teaching skills.
  • be a strong leader, capable of developing new themes through recruitment of new faculty, and leading major funding initiatives in support of multi-team research
  • be a leader within the Faculty of Medicine and the University, helping to foster cross-disciplinary initiatives that support the Faculty and University’s mission to conduct research with a high potential to improve human health.
  • demonstrate a commitment to maintain and enhance excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate education. The successful applicant will direct the academic activities of the Department. The candidate will be expected to participate in the teaching mission of the Faculty of Medicine and the University.

French language skills, though not essential, will be considered an asset.

Salary will be negotiable, according to qualifications and experience.

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.

Applications including a full curriculum vitae, and a brief statement of administrative, teaching and research experience should be sent together in one PDF by email within 30 days of the posting date. All application should be addressed to:

Dr. Mara Ludwig

Chair, Search Committee

c/o Academic Affairs

Faculty of Medicine, McGill University

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