Alberta Health Services Department of Addictions & Mental Health, in partnership with the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Psychiatry, at the University of Alberta (http://psychiatry.med.ualberta.ca/) are inviting applications for an Academic Medicine and Health Service Program (AMHSP) position for a psychiatry Clinician Educator or Clinician Investigator. The Department of Psychiatry has been approved by Alberta Health as a new AMHSP program which is jointly overseen by Alberta Health Services and the University of Alberta. These contingent tenure track professorship positions present an exciting opportunity to establish a viable academic medicine career path outside of traditional tenure track University positions and are ideally suited to clinicians who also value education, research, quality, and leadership as a part of their professional identity.
The candidate(s) selected for this position will be referred to the AMHSP Arrangement Management Committee to finalize yearly individual service agreement jointly approved by the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and Addiction and Mental Health, Alberta Health Services.
Candidates must have an MD, preference will be given to MD/PhD in an area relevant to psychiatric research and must have at least two years of appropriate experience relevant to clinical translational research in psychiatry. Preference will be given to clinician scientists who are working in addictions and/or child & adolescent psychiatry or other under-serviced, high clinical priority areas of importance to Alberta Health Services (AHS). The successful candidates will be expected to work at least 0.2-0.4 clinical FTE with AHS.
University of Alberta appointments are targeted at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor. All candidates should have an excellent emerging record of research accomplishment, including success in competing for external awards at the provincial or national level, and the ability to mentor research trainees effectively.
- Position Classification: Full-time
- FTE: 1
- Department: Addiction & Mental Health
- Specialty: Psychiatry
- Secondary Specialty: Addiction Medicine
- Recruiting Organization: Alberta Health Services
- Sponsorship Eligible: Yes
- Compensation: Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of the Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP).
- Posting Date: Apr 13, 2022
- Closing Date: Sep 24, 2022
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