University of Alberta

FFS Position for Clinical Academic Rheumatologist

Alberta Health Services and the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100632524
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Clinical Academic Rheumatologist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital and Strathcona Community Hospital.  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 Division of Rheumatology provides world class innovative clinical care to patients with rheumatic disease in Edmonton and Northern Alberta.  Divisional members are strongly involved with medical education, research, and administrative portfolios.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. They will be eligible to be certification in rheumatology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.  As well, the incumbent will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Key accountabilities of the position will include, but will not be limited to health services delivery and fulfillment of the academic mission of rheumatology through medical education and administration.  The job description as it pertains to these areas may be individualized.

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.

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. Steven Katz
Associate Clinical Professor
Interim Divisional Director and Section Head, Division of Rheumatology
8-130K Clinical Sciences Building
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
P: 780-492-6030

F: 780-492-6088

Applications will begin being reviewed on April 20, 2017;  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  

Details about Alberta Health Services 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.