Assistant/Associate Professor (Research)

Montréal, Quebec (CA)
Salary commensurate with experience.
September 03 2020
Position Type
Full Time
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Assistant/Associate Professor (Research)

Faculty of Medicine – Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery Position

 The Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and the Montreal Neurological Institute Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University invite applications for a Contract Academic Staff (Research) faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the field of neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental conditions, with particular focus on autism spectrum disorders. Applicants with expertise in all relevant areas of neurodevelopmental disorder research will be considered, but those focusing on human iPSC-based approaches and autism clinical research are especially encouraged to apply. The Neuro is an integral part of McGill University, located in downtown Montreal, one of the most multicultural and lively cities in North America. McGill University offers a leading international research environment in neuroscience and has recently been awarded major funding for a research program in understanding neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental disorders. The neuroscience community at McGill and in greater Montreal is one of the largest and most diverse in North America. The Neuro provides a highly integrated research and clinical environment, with 9 research groups home to approximately 80 principal investigators, clinics specialized in neurology and neurosurgery, and a clinical research unit conducting multiple clinical trials. This provides a unique environment for studying fundamental and applied neuroscience. The Neuro 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.  

Conduct vigorous cutting-edge research augmenting our existing efforts in the field of neurodevelopment and neurodevelopmental disorders. Develop a fundamental and disease-relevant research program in their own areas of expertise and in coherence with the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery and The Neuro  Independently acquire sufficient funds to support training of graduate students at the MSc and PhD level

Disseminate research findings through peer-review publications, and other knowledge translation and exchange activities  Participate actively in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission and demonstrate a strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas (research, teaching, supervision of graduate students and involvement in academic and administrative committees). Qualifications and Education Requirements

Requirements PhD in neuroscience or a related field of research with advanced Post-Doctoral training  Exhibit evidence of both an exceptionally strong research productivity and the ability to attract competitive funding Proven potential to advance the field of neuroscience  Applicants must demonstrate a commitment to and in accordance with circumstances a track record in – equity, diversity, and inclusiveness (EDI) Assets Working knowledge of French, or a commitment to acquiring it within a few years of appointment, is essential.

 Contract Academic Staff Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor  Full-time  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience