AMHSP Position with University Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment, Division of Rheumatology
Competition 565

Department Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Medicine Dept
Posted date March 20, 2024
Closing date Will remain open until filled.
Position Type Full Time


The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for a Rheumatologist to be based at the University of Alberta Hospital/Kaye Edmonton Clinic.  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 Rheumatology at the University of Alberta is focused on ensuring excellence in clinical practice, research and teaching.  It currently provides clinical services to all acute care facilities in Edmonton Zone, and consultative service to Northern Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, and the Northwest Territories.  The educational program in Rheumatology spans all levels of medical education from medical students through comprehensive fellowship programs with the Rheumatology Residents uniformly achieving a high success rate in national (RCPSC) examinations.  The division has a broad research program, with current foci including but limited to lupus, vasculitis, connective tissue disease, ankylosing spondylitis, osteoporosis and medical education.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. The incumbent will be eligible for certification in Rheumatology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada.  As well, they will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA)

The successful candidate will primarily hold a clinical role, but is encouraged to and will be provided dedicated time for a unique clinical niche in an area of expertise. The candidate will also be expected to have a role in trainee education.  

The successful candidate will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Alternative Relationship Plan (AMHSP). Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested applicants are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, etc.  to:

Dr. Steven Katz MD FRCPC

Director, Division of Rheumatology

Section Chief, Rheumatology, Edmonton Zone

8 – 130 Clinical Sciences Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3

Applications will begin being reviewed on April 3, 2024; 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

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

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

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.