Academic Neurologist – Niagara Campus

The Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences at McMaster University and Niagara Health invite applications for a full-time Academic Neurologist.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated physician with a passion for providing the highest quality care to join the department. Based primarily at the Niagara District Stroke Centre at the Greater Niagara General Site, the program works closely with our healthcare partners to provide the best in stroke care to the residents of Niagara. The Division also provides consultative services in General Neurology to diverse clinical programs across our three acute care sites. We seek a neurologist with training and expertise in EMG to assist in developing this service. The successful candidate may be a Clinician Educator or Research Educator and should be eligible for an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor.

The transformation of healthcare service delivery across Niagara continues with planning underway to build an additional ultramodern hospital in South Niagara Falls to provide accessible and quality healthcare to residents of the Southern Region. Niagara Health is positioned, by virtue of its geography and regionally distributed resources, to exemplify the best of regional capacity with local service delivery. Strong academic partnerships are a priority for the NHS as the organization builds on a robust relationship with McMaster University’s Michael G. DeGroote School of Medicine.

Applicants should be certified (or eligible for certification) by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and must be licensed (or eligible for licensure) in the Province of Ontario.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be considered first for this position.  To comply with the Government of Canada’s reporting requirement the University is obliged to gather information about applicants’ status as either Permanent Residents of Canada or Canadian citizens.  Applicants need not identify their country of origin or current citizenship; however, all applicants must include one of the following statements:


“Yes, I am a citizen or permanent resident of Canada” or

“No, I am not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada”


Please apply online via the McMaster Academic Careers website to

Job Opening 39133 ( directing your application to:

Lorrie Reurink, Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment

McMaster University is located on the traditional territories of the Haudenosaunee and Mississauga Nations and within the lands protected by the “Dish With One Spoon” wampum agreement.

The diversity of our workforce is at the core of our innovation and creativity and strengthens our research and teaching excellence. In keeping with its Statement on Building an Inclusive Community with a Shared Purpose, McMaster University strives to embody the values of respect, collaboration, and diversity, and has a strong commitment to employment equity.

The University seeks qualified candidates who share our commitment to equity and inclusion, who will contribute to the diversification of ideas and perspectives, and especially welcomes applications from indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, persons with disabilities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+.

As part of McMaster’s commitment, all applicants are invited to complete a confidential Applicant Diversity Survey through the online application submission process. The Survey questionnaire requests voluntary self-identification in relation to equity-seeking groups that have historically faced and continue to face barriers in employment. Please refer to the Applicant Diversity Survey – Statement of Collection for additional information.

Job applicants requiring accommodation to participate in the hiring process should contact:

Human Resources Service Centre at 905-525-9140 ext. 222-HR (22247), or

Faculty of Health Sciences HR Office at ext. 22207, or

School of Graduate Studies at ext. 23679

to communicate accommodation needs

Posted on 2021-07-07 – posting end date 2021-08-08

Contact informationLorrie Reurink
Manager, Human Resources and Faculty Recruitment
Department of Medicine, McMaster University