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Academic Gastroenterologist (19-UAH-MED-GAS-02) Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   13 views
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Academic Gastroenterologist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the worlds top 50 medical schools and as one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The University is currently home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff.

The University of Alberta also leads the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP), is home to the Northern Alberta Clinical Trials and Research Centre (NACTRC), a state of the art infrastructure for clinical trials and the Canadian National Institute for Nanotechnology (NINT).

The Division of Gastroenterology currently has 21 MD members and is one of the largest gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, motility and nutrition centers in Canada. It manages leading-edge clinical, basic and translational research programs involving 45 graduate and undergraduate students; over 3 million dollars in basic and clinical research funding annually and has developed the Centres of Excellence for Gastrointestinal Inflammation and Immunity Research (CEGIIR) and Gastrointestinal and Liver Disease Research (GILDR). As a major tertiary academic referral centre, the Division of Gastroenterology at the University of Alberta Hospital has a highly specialized consultation and advanced therapeutic endoscopy facility conducting some 25.000 endoscopies annually, an abdominal ultrasound lab with full PACS integration two state-of-the-art inpatient units, a state of the art outpatient research and consultation clinic (Zeidler Ledcore Centre) staffed with highly skilled digestive disease specialist physicians, nurses and scientists.

The qualified individual will have extensive experience in nutrition or neurogastroenterology and motility or therapeutic endoscopy or inflammatory bowel diseases or upper gastrointestinal tract disorders, including but not limited to successful completion of an advanced fellowship in a major academic centre in this area. Moreover, proven experience in conducting research studies, a strong track record in publishing original research studies and international academic recognition are key requirements. The position will involve a significant, contractually specified portion protected time for research with the remainder spent on clinical work, teaching and administration.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and a structured curriculum vitae to:

Daniel C. Baumgart, MD, PhD, MBA, FRCP (London), AGAFProfessor and Director, Division of Gastroenterology130 University Campus NWUniversity of AlbertaEdmonton, AB T6G 2X8

Applications will begin being reviewed on January 1st 2020, however; the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as The City of Festivals. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, and abundance of outdoor activities in the surrounding parks, lakes, forests and close by Rocky Mountains, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit https://www.travelalberta.com/ca/places-to-go/northern-alberta/edmonton/

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Facultys Home Page at www.ualberta.ca

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca

In accordance with Alberta Health Services' Immunization of Workers for COVID-19 Policy, new hires will be required to be fully immunized against COVID-19 prior to their first day of practice.Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Gastroenterology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, or be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Gastroenterology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is based on the the Academic medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.
  • Posting Date: Mar 30, 2022
Company Description
Albertas health care system is one of the best in the world and physicians in Alberta experience a variety of challenging and rewarding opportunities while also enjoying a high standard of living. Whether you are interested in practicing in a large hospital in an urban centre or a small community clinic in a rural area, Alberta offers plenty of choices to suit your skills and interests.
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