University of Alberta

Academic positions in the Division of Nephrology

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100631186
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or full Professor in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for an Academic position in Nephrology to be based at the University of Alberta.  Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to 39,000 students with more 15,000 faculty and staff.  

The Division of Nephrology and Immunology at the University of Albert is a research intensive Division currently with 9 CIHR funded investigators. Research spans the spectrum from fundamental and translational work through epidemiology and health services research in general nephrology and transplantation immunology. The Division considers education a high priority and provides leadership to the educational and administrative activities of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Alberta Health Services. 

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Nephrology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or equivalent, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have specialized training in the area of research in transplantation.

Individuals interested in the education of trainees and a strong interest in clinical innovation and are encouraged to apply.

Key accountabilities for the one position will include, but not limited to: conducting transplantation research, inpatient kidney transplant service, inpatient nephrology and consult service, and outpatient service in kidney transplantation and general nephrology.

Key accountabilities for the second position will include, but not limited to: inpatients/consult service in nephrology, nephrology outpatient clinic, and, home and satellite hemodialysis. The individual is expected to spend at least 50% of their time on research in the area of quality improvement and patient safety.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP), which offer a very competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, etc. along with three letters of reference.  

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Kailash K. Jindal
Divisional Director, Nephrology
University of Alberta, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
CSB 11-112R
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3 
E-mail: kailash.jindal@ualberta.ca 

Applications will begin being reviewed on December 31, 2016; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants, however, only those 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.

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 www.edmonton.ca. 

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 

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hires 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.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.