University of Alberta

Academic positions in the Division of Nephrology

Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100631186D1
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment at the rank of full Professor, Assistant or Associate 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 and 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). Successful candidates will demonstrate a clear research profile, preferably with specialized, formal research training (MSc or PhD).  Individuals interested in the education of trainees and/or expertise in clinical innovation are also encouraged to apply.

Priority areas for recruitment include transplantation research, quality improvement and patient safety, basic science and translational research.  Although successful applicants will be expected to be clinically proficient in all areas of nephrology, additional training in clinical transplantation would be an asset.

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. Branko Braam
Interim Divisional Director, Nephrology
University of Alberta, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
CSB 11-107
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3 
E-mail: branko.braam@ualberta.ca

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.

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

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are 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.

How to Apply

Apply Online

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