The Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Alberta is seeking candidates qualified for a tenure appointment as an Associate or full Professor to become the inaugural Endowed Chair, Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Research. The SCI Research Chair Endowment Fund has been established with generous contributions from community donors and is to be used to support spinal cord injury research.
The Endowed Chair will lead the development of an academic and practice-focused research program in spinal cord injury designed to enhance the existing body of scientific research in the field and develop new, innovative and evidence-based interventions that will help individuals living with SCI. The research process and the results will ensure that individuals and medical professionals in the SCI field can benefit from the findings, leading to longer lasting interventions and improved care. It is expected the Chair will work collaboratively with other research groups and centres, within the province, nationally and internationally, with a view to accelerating a cure for SCI.
Clinicians will hold a clinical appointment and would participate in clinical care of patients including those with spinal cord injury and basic scientists would be expected to collaborate effectively with clinicians and other basic scientists working within the area.
The position will include the following responsibilities:
The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:
Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry are found at www.ualberta.ca.
Interested candidates should submit by email a current curriculum vitae, three reference letters and a cover letter outlining their suitability for the Chair.
For a copy of the in-depth job description, please visit the Conroy Ross website at: http://www.conroyross.com/opportunities/endowed-chair-spinal-cord-injury-research/
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