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Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine , 22-NECHC-FAM-ACADEMIC-48 Full-time Job

3 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Alberta   16 views
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Due to impending retirements, the Department of Family Medicine in cooperationwith Alberta Heatlh Servicesis pleased to announce opportunities to join our team and contribute to the formation of the next generation of family physicians. We are seeking three practicing family physicians for full-time, tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. An AHS appointment will be granted if not already appointed and privileges may be required depending on the chosen site of practice.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, within the College of Health Sciences, at the University of Alberta, located in Edmonton, Alberta on Treaty Six territory, is one of Canadas premier health-education institutions. The Faculty is internationally recognized as among the worlds elite medical schools. The Departments mission is to teach the discipline of family medicine for the future of practice and the needs of society, and to produce scholarly work that improves the practices of family medicine and primary health care. We have the largest residency program in the Faculty, with more than 200 residents including enhanced skills programs, served by more than 30 tenure-track and over 400 actively teaching clinical faculty funded by an established and effective academic funding plan.

We welcome applicants from urban or rural communities and also have clinical practice locations available at our department teaching clinics in Edmonton including 2 AHS sites, the North East Community Health Centre and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic Family Medicine Clinics. Successful candidates will assume leadership positions contributing to one or more of the following areas:

Faculty Development

Resident Support

Rural Training

Urban Rotations

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Family Medicine, can be found on the Facultys Home Page at Details about Alberta Health Services and the City of Edmonton can be found at and

Interested candidates should submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae together with a 2-3 page letter of introduction outlining relevant research, education, level of involvement with family medicine education, and leadership experience. Names and contact details for three references should also be provided. While the posting will remain open until the positions are filled, we will begin reviewing applications on June 15th.

COVID-19 Immunization: Please provide proof of full immunization against COVID-19 in compliance with AHSs COVID Immunization Policy. 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.

Candidates must have obtained the College of Family Physicians of Canada Certification in Family Medicine or equivalent and must be eligible to work in Canada. The successful candidates will join a growing complement of academic family physicians who, in addition to their scholarly and research activities, provide classroom and office-based teaching that models interdisciplinary, medical-home team practice. An advanced degree awarded or in progress is preferred.

These positions are contingent, tenure-track appointments, reporting to the Department Chair and thence to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry. Salary for each position will be commensurate with education, experience and academic productivity. Total remuneration for this position derives from the Alberta Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (an alternate funding program).

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • Department: Family Medicine
  • Recruiting Organization: Other
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Posting Date: Jun 23, 2022
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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.