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MS Clinic Leader Full-time Job

1 month ago   Doctor / Physician   Calgary   7 views
Job Details

We are seeking a clinician-scientist to co-lead our world class MS program into the future. The successful candidate will oversee the clinical research activities and clinical direction of our large, multidisciplinary MS program and drive our agenda of global leadership in MS care and foundational, translational, clinical and epidemiologic research. The selected candidate will co-lead the HBIs multiple sclerosis team and extend its international prominence (

We are seeking a neurologist who has demonstrated that their primary clinical interest is in the field of MS neurology and research. They will have demonstrated a record of high research productivity and success in an academic environment, having developed a program of investigator-originated research in MS (in foundational science, translational neuroscience, clinical or health-systems). Proven clinical excellence, academic productivity, a record of working well within a team, demonstrated organizational, academic leadership, collaboration and teaching skills are required. We anticipate that the successful candidate will drive academic research in health systems, epidemiology, clinical trials or basic and translational neuroscience in MS, and develop and implement a strategic plan for care delivery and leading bench to bedside research in MS in Calgary.

Excellent facilities for clinical and basic neuroscience, health outcomes research and state-of-the-art clinical and research infrastructure, provide an environment conducive to leading-edge research. The Multiple Sclerosis Program in Calgary provides care to the 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta and leads several programs of funded research. HBI and the Cumming School of Medicine and Department of Clinical Neurosciences will provide attractive start-up support, research space, and analytics facilities to equip the recruited candidate for success.

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Qualifications include an MD, a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (or equivalent), a minimum of two years of research and fellowship training, seven years as an independent investigator, and eligibility for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Applicants at the Associate Professor level must present evidence of an established, externally funded (at the level of Tri-Council or equivalent peer reviewed National/International organization) research program, a strong publication record as evidenced by continuous publication in high ranking journals, including as senior or first author. Applicants must show evidence of successful teaching and/or graduate supervision, and evidence of established academic engagement in professional and other communities.

Applicants at the Professor level must provide evidence of a continuous, externally funded (at the level of Tri-Council or equivalent peer reviewed National/International organization) and well-established research program, outstanding academic publication record as evidence by continuous publication in high impact journals or leading in the field, demonstrated ability to lead research teams, outstanding teaching and graduate supervision record, and evidence of academic service and/or leadership.

Participation in Division, Department and Institute academic activities, and in the General Neurology inpatient service rotation (including weekends and some evening call) is expected. This position will be a clinician leader/clinician scientist role, with 65% time protected for research and program leadership. Salary support will be through the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Section of Neurology, Alberta Medical Health Services Plan, supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine.

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
  • Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
  • Compensation: Remuneration will be through the AMHSP which is an academic salary plan. Approximate starting salary for a physician with RCPSC Fellowship and two years of fellowship training would be $380K (base salary plus Schedule of Medical Benefits Top-Up)Specialist On Call: There is a small stipend for specialists on call over and above the salary arrangement.The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see
  • Posting Date: Aug 18, 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.
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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