Associate Scientific Director of the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force – Secretariat – Closed June 19th, 2020

This position is no longer accepting applications.

We are inviting applications for the position of Associate Scientific Director of the COVID-19 Immunity Task Force – Secretariat. This position reports directly to the Executive Director. The COVID-19 Immunity Task Force Secretariat is housed at McGill University’s School of Population and Global Health, led by Dr. Timothy Evans, as its Executive Director.

The ideal candidate has a PhD, MD or equivalent degree in a health or public-health-related discipline and is a mid-career or senior academic with extensive research and academic leadership experience. Experience leading and managing research programs is an asset as well as experience with research data management. Highly desirable is demonstrated leadership (5 years or more) of a major research institution or program involving research/academic program administration in a provincial or federal context involving managing interactions with funding agencies from a university perspective.

Time Commitment: This position represents a full-time commitment. A different time commitment may be discussed with the ideal candidate, as warranted.

Term: 2 years

Application process: Interested candidates should submit their CV and cover letter by e-mail to Demetra Kafantaris, Executive Director, Faculty of Medicine (demetra.kafantaris@mcgill.ca). Applications should be sent by June 19, 2020.