University of Alberta

Clinical Academic Position for Nephrologist

Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100631904
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for Clinical Academic Nephrologist 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 dynamic and research intensive Division. Clinical care delivery spans all aspects of Nephrology with a traditional emphasis on hemodialysis and on renal transplantation. Innovations in care delivery is a priority of our division, while our research spans the spectrum from fundamental and translational work through epidemiology and health services research. 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 an International equivalent, and be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

Our division values all pillars of academic clinical medicine: innovation in care delivery, education and state of the art research. We are looking for a colleague to join us from a clinical perspective in this dynamic environment.

Key accountabilities of the Clinical A-ARP Assistant Professor, Nephrology will include, but will not be limited to outpatient general nephrology clinics in Edmonton and Rural Northern Alberta, inpatient/consult service, home dialysis, satellite hemodialysis coverage and could include renal transplantation.    

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, areas of clinical interests, experiences with care innovation projects, etc. along with three letters of reference to:   

For more information, please contact:

Branko Braam, M.D., PhD                                       or           Mark Courtney, M.D.
Interim Director, Division of Nephrology                                 Chair of the recruitment committee                                        
of Alberta, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
CSB 11-112R
Edmonton, AB  T6G 2G3

Applications will begin being reviewed on March 10, 2017; 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 (within your cover letter). If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application (within the cover letter).

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 can be found at

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.