University of Alberta

Assistant Professor - Pediatric Endocrinology

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

Competition No.  -    A100828118
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applications for a contingent tenure-track Assistant Professor position within the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology in the Department of Pediatrics.

The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world.  The University of Alberta  serves 39,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff. Founded a century ago, the University has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and attracts more than $480 million in sponsored research revenue.

The successful applicant will join four academic Pediatric Endocrinologists providing a full spectrum of clinical Endocrinology and Diabetes services.  Patient services are provided at the Stollery Children’s Hospital (tertiary centre) which serves central and northern Alberta, northern BC and Saskatchewan, Yukon, Nunavut and Northwest Territories, as well as at regional hospitals in the city of Edmonton.  Our division values its collegial dedicated team at the Pediatric Diabetes Education Center as well as its very experienced Endocrinology nursing staff. In addition to clinical care, the division participates actively in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Endocrinology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

This position will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits.  Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes.  Edmonton boasts the world class Alberta Diabetes Institute where basic and clinical research occurs in collaboration with faculties across the University of Alberta, as well as national and international researchers.

Interested applicants must hold a Medical Doctor Degree, or equivalent; must have completed subspecialty training in Pediatric Endocrinology and are certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Endocrinology Certification) or equivalent. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing http://www.royalcollege.ca/portal/page/portal/rc/credentials/start/routes. Applicants must also be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and will be advantageously considered if they have completed additional research training.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Dr. Rose Girgis
Divisional Director, Pediatric Endocrinology
Room 4-507, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Ph: (780)248-5482
Fx: 1-888-775-8879
Email: rgirgis@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 hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.

How to Apply

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Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.