Hamilton is a city of 500,000, nestled against the picturesque Niagara escarpment on the western edge of Lake Ontario. A relaxed, culturally diverse atmosphere with excellent public schools make Hamilton an attractive place for families. Outdoor enthusiasts enjoy the excellent local hiking, climbing and mountain biking. The pleasures of wine country can be enjoyed in nearby Niagara with the annual Grape & Wine festival, as well as year-round tasting tours. And more cosmopolitan opportunities — be it theatre, fine dining or professional sports— abound in Toronto, a world-class city only 45 minutes away.
The Department of Pediatrics is affiliated with McMaster Children’s Hospital (MCH), which serves a population of more than 2.3 million. The hospital has 142 acute care beds, 40 pediatric clinics and a full range of specialized inpatient services. McMaster Children's Hospital is home to one of the country’s most impressive neonatal intensive care units, a cutting-edge neurometabolic and neuromuscular clinic and a state-of-the-art endosuite. We are also home to the first pediatric high-fidelity simulation program in Ontario.
One of the two busiest children’s hospitals in Ontario, MCH offers specialized care to more than 180,000 children and families each year. McMaster Children’s Hospital is a hospital within a hospital and is also home to the McMaster Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) led by McMaster Children’s Hospital and McMaster University’s Department of Pediatrics in conjunction with many key research partners. McMaster University is internationally recognized for innovations in medical education and pioneering biomedical, epidemiological and health economy research.
Members of the Department of Pediatrics are leaders in pediatric evidence-based care, collaborative research and innovative leading-edge education.
Current Faculty Opportunities:
Clinician Educator Faculty Position | Division of Cirtical Care
Posted: Spring, 2017
The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking a full-time faculty member in the division of pediatric critical care. The successful candidate will be considered a clinician educator and will be expected to share responsibility for education and research in their division, as well as comprehensive clinical services. (View posting here)
Posted: Fall, 2016
The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking an
experienced pediatric respirologist to join a committed team. The successful candidate will be considered as a
clinician–educator; sharing responsibility for the education and research in the Division of Respirology as well as in the comprehensive clinical services including outpatient clinics and consultation to the hospital inpatient service. (View the Posting)
Clinician Researcher, Division of Neonatology
Posted: December 2016
The Department of Pediatrics at McMaster University and McMaster Children’s Hospital are seeking a full-time faculty member in the Division of Neonatology. The successful candidate will be considered a clinician-researcher but will also contribute significantly to the divisional and departmental education activities. The successful candidate is expected to have a high academic and clinical interest in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety.(View the Posting)
Current Staff Opportunities
If you are interested in joining the staff of the Department of Pediatrics, please click here to view available positions.