University of Alberta

University of Alberta Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Centre - Assistant/Associate Professor

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100625428D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, invites applications for a position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with research interests focused on understanding and treating Multiple Sclerosis. The candidate will have a PhD, MD or equivalent training with research interests spanning neuroscience, physiology, pharmacology immunology or cell biology, a record of research excellence including first or senior author publications in leading scientific and medical journals and evidence of ability to secure research grant support as the principal investigator.

The candidate will be based at the University of Alberta, located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. They are expected to integrate with and complement ongoing research activities within the University of Alberta Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Centre and the Neuroscience and Mental Health Institute (NMHI) at the University of Alberta.

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health education and research institutions. The University of Alberta is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and is one of the leading research intensive universities in Canada.  The University has an annual budget of $1.84 billion and attracts nearly $450 million in sponsored research revenue. Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, and the Department of Medicine can be found at

The University of Alberta Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Centre is comprised of over 25 faculty members with a legacy of research excellence, education and evidence-based care in MS.

Interested candidates are invited to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their research interests, qualifications, and experience to:

University of Alberta Multiple Sclerosis Centre
6-11 Heritage Medical Research Centre, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2S2
T: (780) 407-1938
F: (780) 407-1984

Applications will begin being reviewed by December 16, 2016.

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”.  With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone.  For further details about our vibrant city, please visit

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

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

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 (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.