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Clinical Academic General Nephrologist (23-UAH-MED-NEPH-33) Full-time Job

2 months ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton Zone   6 views
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Clinical Academic General Nephrologist 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 more than 38,000 students with more than 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Nephrology and Immunology at the University of Albert is a research-intensive Division.Research spans the spectrum from fundamental and translational research through epidemiology and health services research in general nephrology and transplantation immunology. The Division also considers education a high priority and provides leadership to the educational and administrative activities of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Alberta Health Services.

Key clinical accountabilities of the Clinical Academic General Nephrologist, Nephrology will include all aspects of clinical care delivery in nephrology and could include patient general nephrology clinics in Edmonton and Rural Northern Alberta, inpatient/consult service, home dialysis, and satellite hemodialysis coverage.Key research accountabilities can include performing all aspects of a successful research program in the area of nephrology, including grant writing, performing research projects and training researchers. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in divisional and departmental educational and administrative activities. Specifically, for this position we are looking for an individual with a proven interest in medical education.

The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, etc. along with three letters of reference to Dr. Branko Braam, Divisional Director, Nephrology:

Dr. Branko Braam

Divisional Director, Nephrology

University of Alberta, Department of Medicine

Division of Nephrology

CSB 11-107

Edmonton, ABT6G 2G3


Applications will begin being reviewed on 2 weeks after ad posted; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of theImmigration and Refugee Protection Act(R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

How to Apply

Apply Online

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight MST of the closing date.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit.We are committed to the principle of equity in employment.We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons.


The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Nephrology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). Formal research or educational training (e.g., M.Sc. or Ph.D.) would be strongly preferred.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Nephrology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
  • Community Info:

    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, our energetic city has something for everyone.For further details about our vibrant city, please visit

    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

    Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

  • Posting Date: Jul 10, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
  • Target Start Date: Aug 1, 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.
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