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Academic Scientist, Hematology, Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 12124

Updated: February 9, 2017

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

The Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in conjunction with the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute and Cancer Control, Alberta Health Services invite applications for a full-time contingent term academic clinician scientist in Hematology-Oncology at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The successful applicant will become a member of a multidisciplinary cancer program located at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and the Foothills Hospital site of the Calgary Zone and their laboratory program will be located within the Charbonneau Cancer Institute at the University of Calgary. Applicants with training and experience in cancer genomics applied to multiple myeloma are encouraged to apply.   

The Tom Baker Cancer Centre (TBCC), an academic cancer centre, is part of the provincial Cancer Control program and is the tertiary referral centre and the main cancer treatment, research and education facility for southern Alberta.  Approximately 7,000 new patients are seen each year at the Centre in state-of-the-art facilities. The Provincial Bone Marrow Transplant program is located at the Tom Baker Cancer Centre and Foothills Hospital.  Postgraduate training programs in Hematology-Oncology and other oncology disciplines (Radiation, Medical, Gynecological, Surgical, Hematology, and Palliative Care) are fully accredited by the RCPSC. The TBCC has a very active clinical research program, including in-house investigator lead, cooperative group N.R.G. (N.S.A.B.P., R.T.O.G., G.O.G.) and industry-sponsored trials. Integration with the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute enables a strong translational and basic research focus.

The Calgary Health Zone comprises four teaching hospitals situated in the City of Calgary, and serves residents of Southern Alberta, and portions of British Columbia and Saskatchewan. The Department of Oncology is part of the Cumming School of Medicine and to help accommodate growth both in clinical service delivery and comprehensive cancer care (research and education) Alberta Health Services is currently undergoing functional planning for a new, free-standing cancer centre to be situated on the Foothills Hospital footprint. The successful applicant will have an opportunity to help shape this exciting new initiative.

Qualifications at the Assistant Professor level include a MD or equivalent with less than five years training or experience in laboratory/translational research in multiple myeloma Hematology and commensurate evidence of success in grant application, other research funding and success in other research funding and publication of peer-reviewed articles as well as in teaching and graduate supervision, evidence of established academic engagement in professional and other communities.

Qualifications at the Associate Professor level include a MD or equivalent with five to ten years’ experience in laboratory/translational research in multiple myeloma Hematology and commensurate evidence of success in grant application, other research funding and success in other research funding and publication of peer-reviewed articles as well as in teaching and graduate supervision, evidence of established academic engagement in professional and other communities.

Please submit a curriculum vita, a statement of career goals and the names of three referees by March 17, 2017 to:

Peter Duggan, MD, FRCPC
Section Chief, Section of Hematology and Hematologic Malignancies, Department of Oncology
1331 29 Street NW
Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N2
403 521 3141 (phone) 403 944 2331(fax)
Email:  peter.duggan@ahs.ca

The University of Calgary believes that a respectful workplace, equal opportunity and building a diverse workforce contribute to the richness of the environment for teaching, learning and research, and provide faculty, staff, students and the public with a university that reflects the society it serves. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. In this connection, at the time of your application, please answer the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? (Yes/No)

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About the University of Calgary

The University of Calgary is Canada’s leading next-generation university – a living, growing and youthful institution that embraces change and opportunity with a can-do attitude. Located in the nation’s most enterprising city, the university is making tremendous progress on its Eyes High journey to become one of Canada’s top five research universities, grounded in innovative learning and teaching and fully integrated with the community it both serves and leads. Ranked as the top young university in Canada and North America, the University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.

 

About Calgary, Alberta

Ranked the 5th most livable city in the world, Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and one of the best cities in Canada to raise a family. Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from a growing number of world-class dining and cultural events and enjoy more days of sunshine per year than any other major Canadian city. Calgary is less than an hour's drive from the majestic Rocky Mountains and boasts the most extensive urban pathway and bikeway network in North America.  

 

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