University of Alberta

Burn & Plastic Surgeon

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

Competition No.  -    A100732996
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

 

The Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and the Clinical Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services, Edmonton Zone is accepting applications for the position of an academic Burn & Plastic Surgeon in the Division of Plastic Surgery and the Firefighters’ Burn Treatment Unit. The primary practice site for this position has been identified as the University of Alberta Hospital.

The Division of Plastic Surgery currently consists of 17 Plastic Surgeons and provides service to the City of Edmonton and surrounding communities. The Division provides specialized care in all aspects of Plastic Surgery including trauma and burn care. The Division of Plastic Surgery has a busy and comprehensive training program in Plastic Surgery.

The successful applicants will have job descriptions which will include a commitment to clinical care delivery, education and research. The position will be recruited at a level depending on the qualifications of the applicant.

The successful applicant will have opportunity to practice the full spectrum of Plastic Surgery in a busy tertiary care institution; working cooperatively with a multi-disciplinary team. It is anticipated that the applicant will have demonstrated training and expertise in the complete care of the burn patient with skills including wound care management and intensive care training. A commitment to research and teaching is expected.

The applicant must have obtained Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons registration in Plastic Surgery. Applicants must have completed a Fellowship in Burn Care, and must be eligible for licensure in the Province of Alberta. Training in intensive care would be an asset. Preference will be given to applicants who hold a Masters Degree or PhD in a related research field, with wound healing as an academic area of interest.

The successful applicant will be appointed to the Department of Surgery, University of Alberta.

Consideration of applications will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should arrange to have a current curriculum vitae, a letter of intent and names of three references forwarded to:

Dr. J. Olson, Division Director
Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
2D3.82 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
8440-112 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7
e-mail: jolson@ualberta.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 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.

How to Apply

 Mail     
Dr. J. Olson, Division Director
Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery
2D3.82 Walter Mackenzie Health Sciences Centre
8440-112 Street Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7

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