Location: McGill University – Department of Neurology & Neurosurgery, Montréal, Quebec (CA)

Duration: Fixed term
Starting date: not disclosed
Application deadline: May 7th, 2024
Published: April 23rd, 2024


The McGill University Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery of the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences and the Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (The Neuro) is currently inviting applications for a Contract Academic Staff (Research) faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Neurodegenerative Diseases, with specific expertise in lipidomics. This is a three-year contract and does not confer eligibility for tenure.

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 the role of the lysosomal glycosphingolipid metabolism pathway in neurodegeneration. 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.

Job Duties

The successful candidate will contribute to a strong interdisciplinary clinical and/or research program at McGill University. They will be expected to be actively involved in all aspects of McGill’s academic mission (i.e., teaching, research, supervision of graduate students, and involvement in academic and administrative committees). In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to:

McGill faculty members are expected to contribute to service activities within their units, the University, and the wider scholarly community. A demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion is also expected.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

More information and application: https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/McGill_Careers/job/Montreal-Neuro/Assistant-Professor–Research—Department-of-Neurology-and-Neurosurgery–Neurodegenerative-Diseases–C1-240212-_JR0000051829

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