Academic Physician in Sleep Medicine and/or COPD, Division of Pulmonary Medicine
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Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept
Posted date April 30, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time

Description

This position is a part of the Association of the Academic Staff of the University of Alberta (AASUA).

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Position

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Medicine in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an academic physician in Sleep Medicine and/or COPD to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s 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 Pulmonary Medicine provides a wide range of quaternary and tertiary clinical services in Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy, and is home to the second largest lung transplant program in Canada averaging 60-80 transplants annually. The Division has a long-standing history of excellence and international reputation in clinical and research activities on airways disease.

Divisional members are active in the international research community in most fields of Pulmonary Medicine https://www.ualberta.ca/department-of-medicine/divisions/pulmonary-medicine/index.html.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Respiratory Medicine and/or Sleep Medicine with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and demonstrate a proven academic track record in Sleep Medicine and/or COPD.

Individuals interested in the education of trainees and a strong interest in research are encouraged to apply.

Key accountabilities of the successful candidate will include, but will not be limited to a significant ambulatory presence within the Divisional clinics (sleep medicine and/or COPD clinics) and within the general pulmonary clinics. The successful candidate is expected to be part of the inpatient and consult service at the UAH. The successful candidate may have a significant leadership role in establishing the new sleep lab and, ideally, a fellowship in sleep medicine at the University of Alberta.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicinewith the rank of Assistant, 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 letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interestsalong with three letters of reference.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Dr. Giovanni Ferrara

Director, Division of  

CSB 3-134, 11304-83 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3

E-mail: ferrara@ualberta.ca 

Applications will begin being reviewed on November 6, 2022; 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.

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 www.edmonton.ca.

Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at www.ualberta.ca.

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

At the University of Alberta, we are committed to creating an inclusive and accessible hiring process for all candidates. If you require accommodations to participate in the interview process, please let us know at the time of booking your interview and we will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, M├ętis 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.

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