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Academic Hepatologist (20-UAH-MED-GAS-60) Full-time Job

4 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   12 views
Job Details

Alberta Health Services in partnership with The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology invites applications for a Hepatologist with a special focus on liver cancer to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital and Cross Cancer Institute.

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 co-leads the Canadian National Transplant Research Program (CNTRP) and has several CNTRP funded co-investigators performing liver transplant related research. Within our multidisciplinary transplant program some 100 liver transplantations alone are performed annually.

The Division of Gastroenterology currently has 24 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) for basic research and a very busy Clinical and Translational Research Unit. 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, two state-of-the-art in-patient units, a first of its kind in Canada outpatient research and consultation clinic (Zeidler Ledcor Centre) staffed with highly skilled gastroenterologists, hepatologists, specialized nurses and scientists.

The successful candidate will significantly enhance the clinical services and research productivity in our Division. Therefore, proven experience in conducting research and a strong publication record will be key requirements. The position will involve at least 40% of 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 ourFrequently Asked Questionsfor 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 individual will have done extra training in hepatology and hepatic oncology, with experience in prescribing systemic therapies for liver cancer to ensure eligibility.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Surgery
  • Specialty: Ophthalmology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.You may refer to the Alberta Medical Association for more information on further incentives for members.
  • Community Info: Medicine Hat is a community of 65,671 + with a drawing population of 110,000 located in the southeast corner of Alberta, and is an excellent year-round destination for all ages. The city of Medicine Hat strives to achieve its vision to be a "Community of Choice"; a place where people choose to live, work, play, and raise a family. Medicine Hat has the lowest combined tax rate in Canada, the lowest utility rates in Alberta, and an enviable climate. Known as the "Oasis of the Prairies", Medicine Hat is Canada's sunniest city.www.medicinehat.cawww.mhc.ab.ca
  • 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.
General Practitioners and Family Physicians are licensed health care professionals and are educated in the general practice, with opportunities to focus their practice in specialized areas.
Specialist physicians are trained and certified to provide patient care within a specific discipline. They also act as consultants to other physicians; perform surgery and supervise surgical procedures; and may conduct research on the nature, cause and development of diseases.