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Academic Pediatric Physiatrist Full-time Job

3 weeks ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   9 views
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The Department of Clinical Neurosciences (http://www.ucalgary.ca/dcns/)at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, in partnership with the Alberta Childrens Hospital Research institute (ACHRI) and the Hotchkiss Brain Institute (HBI) invites applications for a position at the rank of Assistant Professor.

Qualifications include an MD, Canadian Royal College specialist certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, graduate level research training with a PhD degree relevant to the research direction below and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

The successful candidate will join the Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Calgary. They will be expected to provide exceptional clinical care with a focus on pediatric rehabilitation. The position will be based at the Alberta Childrens Hospital and will have considerable time protected for academic activity. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a research and innovation program focused on advancing the understanding and treatment of childhood neuromotor disorders. The preferred candidate must provide evidence of obtaining peer reviewed research funding and strong track record of scholarly activity, with 17 or more peer-reviewed publications. The candidate will also be expected to participate in teaching of medical students, residents, clinical and research fellows, and graduate students. The successful candidate is expected to start their position between April 1 and September 30, 2023.

Salary support will be through an Academic Medicine Health Services Plan (AMHSP) supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine.

The Section of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation benefits from affiliation with both the Hotchkiss Brain Institute and the Alberta Children's Hospital Research Institute at the University of Calgary. Both will engage the appropriate clinician scientist applicant.

Located in Canadas most enterprising city, the traditional territory of the peoples of Treaty 7 and Region 3 of the Mtis Nation of Alberta, the University of Calgary (UCalgary) is a global and innovative intellectual hub for teaching and learning, research and scholarship, and community engagement. UCalgary ranks fifth among Canadas top research universities in Research Infosource Inc.s latest Top 50 Research Universities list released on Jan. 25, 2022. UCalgary is the youngest university to have reached the top five.

UCalgary has more than 6,500 graduate students and 28,500 undergraduate students, more than 1,800 academic staff (continuing, contingent term or limited term appointment), more than 1,300 sessionals, and more than 3,200 non-academic staff, in 14 Faculties, across five campuses. The vibrant and research-intensive environment at UCalgary is home to 146 research chairs (75 Canada Research Chairs), and more than 50 research institutes and centres. UCalgary has the fastest growth rate in attracting research funding among the 10 largest universities in Canada.

The universitys new Framework for Growth establishes principles and focus areas for the University of Calgary over the coming decade. It will ignite our entrepreneurial spirit to turn challenges into opportunities to improve the world around us. It will help to meet our academic and research ambitions and strengthen our community engagement in one of Canadas most diverse cities, whose exciting future is unfolding rapidly, and where scientific disciplines will play a major role. Built around three big ideas (transdisciplinary scholarship, integration with our community and future-focused program delivery), the Framework will distinguish the university and drive growth.

To learn more about this vision please see:https://www.ucalgary.ca/president/growth

Calgary is one of the worlds cleanest cities and has been named one of the worlds most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

The University of Calgary recognizes that candidates have varying career paths and that career interruptions can be part of an excellent academic record. Candidates are encouraged but not required to provide any relevant information about their experience and/or career interruptions to allow for a fair assessment of their application. Selection committees have been instructed to give careful consideration to, and be sensitive to the impact of career interruptions, when assessing the candidates research productivity.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the Apply Now link.

Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Research interest statement (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • Leadership statement including equity, diversity and inclusion considerations (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • The names and contact information for three (3) referees. Reference letters will not be required unless the applicant is short-listed for a visit/interview.

For more information please contact: Dr. Sean Dukelow, spdukelo@ucalgary.ca

Application deadline: Feb 10, 2023

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website (http://careers.ucalgary.ca/). For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine (http://medicine.careers.ucalgary.ca/)

The University of Calgary strongly recommends all faculty and staff are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

The University of Calgary has launched an institution-wide Indigenous Strategy in line with the foundational goals of Eyes High, committing to creating a rich, vibrant, and culturally competent campus that welcomes and supports Indigenous Peoples, encourages Indigenous community partnerships, is inclusive of Indigenous perspectives in all that we do.

As an equitable and inclusive employer, the University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. In particular, we encourage members of the designated groups (women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible/racialized minorities, and diverse sexual orientation and gender identities) to apply. To ensure a fair and equitable assessment, we offer accommodation at any stage during the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities. Questions regarding [diversity] EDI at UCalgary can be sent to the Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (equity@ucalgary.ca) and requests for accommodations can be sent to Human Resources (hrhire@ucalgary.ca).

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

Were passionate about what we do. Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff, and physicians promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across the Calgary Zone. We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Minimal qualifications include an MD, with Canadian Royal College specialist certification in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, PhD in related field. The preferred candidate must provide evidence of obtaining peer reviewed research funding and strong track record of scholarly activity, with 17 or more peer-reviewed publications

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Clinical Neurosciences
  • Specialty: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Salary will be according to the existing Academic Medicine Health Services Plan (AMHSP) supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine. AMHSP grid and ranges from $324,000 to $430,000 annually.Specialist On Call: Sharing call duties with other physicians covering the inpatient neurorehabilitation unit. The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see www.albertadoctors.org
  • Community Info:

    Calgary is one of the worlds cleanest cities and has been named one of the worlds most livable cities for years. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.

  • Posting Date: Jan 4, 2023
  • Closing Date: Feb 10, 2023
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.