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Director, Division of Hematology (23-UAH-MED-HEM-DD-ZSC-30) Full-time Job

1 week ago   Doctor / Physician   Edmonton   5 views
Job Details

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, in partnership with Alberta Health Services and Covenant Health, invites applications for aDirector, Division of Hematology 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 Hematology consists of approximately 20 hematologists encompassing several hospitals. The Division provides comprehensive care for adult patients with a wide variety of benign and malignant hematologic disorders.It is the primary hematology referral center for central and northern Alberta and Northwest Territories, with a catchment area of over 2 million people.There is a strong emphasis on undergraduate and postgraduate teaching as well as research within the Division, and ample support is provided to clinical investigators, researchers and educators.

The Division Director will provide leadership and mentoring for junior staff and will work to promote education, research and quality improvement initiatives within the Division.The successful candidate will also be appointed as Hematology Section Chief and will be responsible for coordinating clinical hematology activities across the Edmonton Zone.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, with the rank of Associate or Full Professor, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement and offers a comprehensive benefits package. Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their qualifications, experience and research/education interests.


Dr Narmin Kassam.

Chair, Department of Medicine


Applications will begin being reviewed 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 (within the cover letter).


How to Apply

Apply Online

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Mtis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Hematology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, and will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA). The candidate will have a proven track record of accomplishment in education and/or research, as well as strong leadership skills.

Additional Information
  • Position Classification: Full-time
  • FTE: 1
  • Department: Medicine
  • Specialty: Hematology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: No
  • Compensation: Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine & Health Services Program (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: May 18, 2023
  • Posting Status: Open until a suitable candidate is found
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