University of Alberta

Clinical Researcher - Rheumatology

Department of Medicine

Competition No.  -    A100635908
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 Researcher to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta has been ranked amongst the top 100 teaching and research universities in the world serving over 37,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. The university has an annual budget in excess of $1 billion and attracts significant external funding.  The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry is one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions and has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools. 

The successful candidate will be an MD with subspecialty training in rheumatology, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and a mid-career researcher with a track record of success in clinical research.  Individuals interested in the education of trainees and a strong interest in research in the areas of Vasculitis, Systemic Sclerosis and/or Systemic Lupus Erythematosus are encouraged to apply, as the recruitment of this position is intended to expand the clinical research program in these areas within the Division of Rheumatology.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine.  Academic rank will be based on experience and qualifications.  Remuneration will be on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (A-ARP), which offers a very competitive remuneration package with excellent benefits.

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

Dr. Jan Willem Cohen Tervaert

Division Director and Zone Clinical Department Section Chief, Rheumatology

Applications will begin being reviewed on June 11, 2018 however; the competition will remain open until the suitable candidate is found.

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 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.