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Hematologist with Clinical and Research Focus on CAR T-cell therapies Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   15 views
Job Details


Duties will include providing clinical care to patients with hematological malignancies. The successful candidate will be expected to focus 25% of their time on clinical care and 75% time on research related activities, as well as participate in teaching at the University of Calgary in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate clinical and academic programs.

Applicants must have clinical experience in malignant hematology, with particular expertise in CAR T-cell and other immune-cell therapies. The successful candidate must also present evidence of an established, externally funded (at the level of Tri-Council or equivalent peer-reviewed National/International organization) research program focused on CAR T or other immune-cell therapies, and a strong publication record as evidenced by impactful peer-reviewed journal publication in the field. Evidence of successful teaching and graduate supervision is also required, along with evidence of collaborations with other researchers and academic engagement in related professional communities.

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.


Qualifications required include a MD, certification in Internal Medicine and sub-specialty certification in Hematology. An advanced research degree such as an MSc, MPH, PhD or equivalent research training is also required.

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: Internal Medicine
  • Specialty: Hematology
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
  • Compensation: This position will be funded through the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Department of Medicine Academic Medicine and Health Services Program. Remuneration will be in the range of $300,000 - $417,000 CAN per annum. The position includes an Academic Full Time equivalent appointment as an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary.Benefits will be available through the University of Calgary Group Benefits program.
  • Community Info:

    The position will have 75% protected time for research, which will be conducted at the University of Calgary Charbonneau Cancer Institute ( and/or Tom Baker Cancer Centers. These institutes/centers provide a rich environment in which the candidate can lead and collaborate in basic, translational and/or clinical research. A highly competitive startup package will be provided, and the candidate will be surrounded by a growing cohort of scientists and clinicians committed to developing next-generation immunotherapies for cancer patients.

    The University of Calgary is Canadas leading next-generation university a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in Canadas most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canadas top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit

  • Posting Date: Aug 19, 2022
  • Closing Date: Oct 31, 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.
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