University of Alberta

Clinical-AMHSP Position Pulmonary/Sleep Medicine Physician

MED Medicine Department

Competition No.  -    A100634094
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for a Pulmonary/Sleep Medicine Physician to be based at the University of Alberta 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 University is currently home to more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. 

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Internal and Pulmonary Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and additional training in Sleep Medicine. Additional training and/or experience in clinical research is an asset.

The Division of Pulmonary Medicine consists of a team of three PhD, Fourteen MD full-time academic faculty, and five MD clinical members, offering a wide range of clinical programs in Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy. Division members have dedicated asthma, COPD, bronchiectasis, interstitial lung disease, and pleural effusion clinics. The Division also offers General Pulmonary Ambulatory, Consultation, Inpatient Hospital, Tuberculosis, Adult Cystic Fibrosis, Sleep Disorders, Pulmonary Hypertension, and Interventional Pulmonary Medicine Services. The Division’s Lung Transplant Service cares for the largest Lung Transplant population in Canada. The Division has two full time and one part time allergists, and offers a wide array of Adult Allergy Services. Provision of Excellent Patient Care, Education at all levels of the Medical Education continuum, and Basic/Clinical Research are key priorities of the Division.

Key accountabilities of the Respiratory/Sleep Physician will include, but will not be limited to participating in the Division’s clinical roster (including inpatient ward, consultation, and bronchoscopy services), participating in the University of Alberta's Sleep Center and associated duties (sleep clinics, interpretation of sleep studies, etc.), establishing a General Pulmonary Medicine ambulatory clinic, teaching learners at the undergraduate, residency, and/or subspecialty trainee levels, supporting clinical research/innovation work within the division. As an academic institution, a keen research interest in clinical sleep or pulmonary medicine is expected. 

The successful candidate will be offered a clinical ARP position in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.  

Remuneration for this position is based on the Clinical 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, clinical/teaching/research training, and research interests, along with three letters of reference.   

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Ronald W. Damant MD, FRCPC
Professor and Interim Director
Division of Pulmonary Medicine, University of Alberta
3-125 Clinical Sciences Building
11350 – 83 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
Telephone: 780-492-4554
Fax: 780-492-4483
Email: rdamant@ualberta.ca

Applications will begin being reviewed two weeks after ad posted; 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.

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 and Covenant Health can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

How to Apply

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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.

The University of Alberta is 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.