University of Alberta

Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Infectious Disease

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

Competition No.  -    A100828766
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor with an emphasis on Transplant Infectious Diseases within the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases in the Department of Pediatrics.

The successful applicant will join five academic pediatric infectious diseases physicians providing a full spectrum of clinical services. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Infectious Diseases subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally including a large solid organ transplant program.

This position is a 0.8 full time equivalent, and will be comprised of approximately 60% clinical service and 40% academic pursuits with the latter being a combination of teaching and/or research. The clinical service component will include transplant protocol development and maintenance. Research will primarily be in the field of Transplant Infectious Diseases. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Infectious Diseases, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Infectious Diseases). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes). They must also have further formal training in Transplant Infectious Diseases or have extensive experience in the field.

The University of Alberta Medical School 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 in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.

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. Joan Robinson
Divisional Director
Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Room 3-588D, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Ph: 780-248-5540
Fx: 1-800-790-1176

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.