Competition No. - A100645067
Closing Date - Will remain open until filled.
The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine and the Division of Rheumatology invites internal applications for the Academic Rheumatologist position which is a contingent tenure track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefit package.
The Division of Rheumatology at the University of Alberta is focused on ensuring excellence in Clinical practice, research and teaching. It currently provides clinical services to all acute care facilities in the Edmonton Zone, and consultative service to Northern Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and the North West Territories. The University-based Division is ably assisted by a group of community-based rheumatologists who actively support the research and education missions.
The Division’s research activities have been nationally and internationally recognized.
Research is both translational and clinical and involves programs on inflammatory arthritis (such as rheumatoid arthritis and ankylosing spondylitis) and on systemic autoimmune diseases (ANCA-associated vasculitis, giant cell arteritis, SLE and systemic sclerosis). Research also occurs in the area of medical education methodology.
The Educational program in Rheumatology spans all levels of medical education from medical students through comprehensive fellowship programs with the Rheumatology Residents uniformly achieving high success rate in national (RCPSC) examinations.
The key accountabilities of the Rheumatologist position will include clinical practice, teaching and research.
The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. He or she will be eligible to be certified in Rheumatology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have an interest in participation in above mentioned research activities and/or in developing a research program either in indigenous community healthcare and/or in osteoporosis.
Interested applicants are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference to:
Dr. Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert
Director, Division of Rheumatology
8-130K Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2G3
Applications will begin being reviewed on May 15, 2021; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.
To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.
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Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.ualberta.ca.
How to Apply
Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.
The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.