University of Alberta

Coordinator Women's Health Curriculum

MED Family Medicine

Competition No.  -    A108631865
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine, invites applications from academic family physicians, or community family physicians interested in academia, to lead further development of the Department’s Women’s Health Curriculum.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health education institutions.

Successful candidates will join a growing complement of academic family physicians that, in addition to their scholarly and research activities, provide classroom and office-based teaching as well as clinical sessions that model interdisciplinary team practice. Clinical practice will occur in a community clinic supported by Department resources and at facilities throughout the Edmonton region.

This position is a full-time, contingent, tenure-track faculty position. The academic salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, and will be supplemented with compensation for protected time from the Department’s Academic Alternate Relationship Plan.

Clinicians with a minimum of 4 years of family practice experience and interested in furthering the Department’s medical education programs in primary care obstetrics are specifically desired. The successful candidate will be an active advocate for family medicine’s place throughout the life cycle of women’s health delivery, and be able to influence peers from other disciplines. Evidence of teaching experience is essential.

Candidates must have an advanced degree awarded or in progress and submit clear evidence of scholarly accomplishments in research or teaching. Certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada or equivalent is required, and applicants must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta. The successful candidate must have or be eligible to obtain Alberta Health Services privileges for low-risk obstetrics at one or more Edmonton hospitals.

Details about the Department of Family Medicine can be found at

Interested individuals should submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae, along with the names and current addresses of three references to:

Dr. Lee A. Green, Professor and Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Alberta, 205 College Plaza, Edmonton, AB  T6G 2C8 Tel:  780.492.6611, Fax:  780.492-8191

To assist the University in complying with the mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application.  If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application. 

Applications will begin being reviewed on February 1st, 2017; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply


All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

The University of Alberta 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.