University of Alberta

International Medical Graduate Academic Coordinator

Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Department of Family Medicine

Competition No.  -    A108633167
Closing Date  -    Will remain open until filled.

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Family Medicine, is seeking a family physician to be academic coordinator of training for International Medical Graduates (IMG’s).

Reporting to the Postgraduate Medical Education Program Director, the Coordinator assists in resident support, selection of candidates, and acts as a liaison for IMG residents in the family medicine residency training program and during the externship period, representing the interests of IMG trainees within the department. The position also takes a key role in facilitating faculty development related to the training of IMG’s.

Required qualifications for the position are MD with certification by the College of Family Physicians of Canada as well as an interest in IMG education and advocacy. MD applicants must be licensed within the province of Alberta and should have or be eligible for a clinical appointment with the Department of Family Medicine.

This position is 0.2 FTE, at an average of 2 half-days per week. The term of the appointment is two-years with annual reviews.

This position is available immediately.

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. John Chmelicek
Director, Postgraduate Medical Education Program
Department of Family Medicine Medicine
University of Alberta
205 College Plaza
Edmonton, AB, T6G 2C8

Applications will be reviewed from July 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

Apply Online

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

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.