AMHSP Academic Position for Transplant Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology
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Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept
Posted date February 29, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time

Description

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for Academic positions in Nephrology to be based at the University of Alberta.

This competition will be used to fill two Transplant Nephrologist positions. 

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 39,000 students with more 15,000 faculty and staff.  

The Division of Nephrology and Immunology at the University of Alberta provides care to a large group of patients with chronic and end-stage kidney disease and has a large adherence area. The division strives for clinical excellence and always is improving care delivery for our patients. The Division is also research-intensive. Research spans the spectrum from fundamental and translational work through epidemiology and care implementation research in general nephrology and transplantation immunology. The Division considers education a high priority and provides leadership to the educational and administrative activities of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Alberta Health Services.

The successful candidates will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Nephrology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or equivalent, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have specialized training around transplantation and preferably demonstratable interest in supporting research, quality improvement or education in that area.

Key accountabilities for the one position will include but are not limited to: inpatient kidney transplant service, inpatient nephrology and consult service, and outpatient service in kidney transplantation and general nephrology. Key research accountabilities will include performing all aspects of a successful research program in the area of transplant nephrology, including grant writing, performing research projects and training researchers. In addition, the successful candidate will participate in divisional and departmental educational and administrative activities.

Key accountabilities for the second position will include but are not limited to: inpatient kidney transplant service, inpatient nephrology and consult service, and outpatient service in kidney transplantation and general nephrology. In addition, it is expected that the candidate supports and participates in clinical improvements programs related to transplant. 

The successful candidates will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in the Department of Medicine, 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 and Health Services Program (AMHSP), which offers a very competitive remuneration package. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.  

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT

Dr. Jacques Romney

Interim Divisional Director, Nephrology
University of Alberta, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
CSB 11-107
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3  

Applications will begin being reviewed on March 14, 2024; however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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.

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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