The Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR) at The Montreal Neurological Institute-Hospital (The Neuro) in the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at McGill University invites applications for an Academic Associate (Manager – ACAR Centre) position.
The Neuro launched in 2017 the Azrieli Centre for Autism Research (ACAR), aiming at making breakthroughs in autism research and translating discoveries into better care for individuals with autism and their families across Quebec and around the world. By creating, managing and promoting scientific and strategic infrastructures, as well as training and knowledge transfer opportunities, ACAR has become an important pillar in the ecosystem of autism research.
The Neuro is currently seeking a Manager - ACAR Centre who will lead the next phase of ACAR development, by coordinating and leading its daily internal operations and offering senior and robust strategic management to ensure its full and optimal operations as well as its long-term sustainability.
Reporting to the Neuro’s Associate Director (Research), the Manager – ACAR Centre will work in close collaboration with the ACAR executive committee members, and will perform the following primary duties:
Specific duties include:
Grants and Partnerships
Research and Training
This position is a contractual position for a 1 year term, with possibility of renewal. The salary will commensurate with experience.
The successful candidate must hold a PhD degree in neuroscience or related disciplines. The candidate must have demonstrated superior organizational, planning, priority settings, analyzing and problem-solving skills. The ability to communicate in scientific and nonscientific settings and build cooperative, interactive and effective interpersonal relationships is required. The ideal candidate must have demonstrated the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to manage multiple projects within established deadlines. The candidate must be able to work autonomously and as part of a team. We require fluency in both English and French, spoken and written.
Letters of application, accompanied by a curriculum vitae and name of two individuals willing to provide letters of reference, to be sent https://mcgill.wd3.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/mcgill_careers/job/Montreal-Neuro/Academic-Associate--Manager---ACAR-Centre-_JR0000003824. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and others who may contribute to further diversification.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
Contract length: 12 months
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Salary: $0.00 per year