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Academic Position in Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine

Job ID: 20097

Updated: February 13, 2020

Location: Foothills Campus

Position Description

The Department of Medicine (http://www.departmentofmedicine.com), in partnership with the McCaig Institue for Bone and Joint Health in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services (http://www.albertahealthservices.ca) invites applications for a pre-tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.

Qualifications required include a MD, certification in Internal Medicine, eligibility for regular or special licensure in the Province of Alberta, sub-specialty certification in Rheumatology and well documented interest as evidenced by a proven track record of publications in the area of clinical epidemiology of immune related rheumatic disease. The candidate will have completed or is working towards a Masters in Public Health.  The candidate must show evidence of a proven record of excellence in research as demonstrated by scholarly publications and the ability to compete successfully for funding. At the Assistant Professor level, this will entail the publication of at least 12-15 peer reviewed papers, with the majority as 1st or senior author.  The candidate is expected to adhere to the Alberta Health Services Bylaws and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Code of Conduct.

The successful candidate will be involved in research activities and would participate in teaching at the University of Calgary in undergraduate and postgraduate clinical and academic programs. The position will have 75% protected time for research.

Duties will include providing clinical care at the inpatient and outpatient Rheumatology Service.

Members of the Department of Medicine enjoy an attractive remuneration and benefits package through the University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Academic Medicine and Health Services Program. Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary, including the South Health Campus acute care facility. AHS serves 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta, Southeastern British Columbia and Southwestern Saskatchewan.  The Department provides academic and clinical services in an integrated manner across all of the hospital sites and in several ambulatory care settings. Please visit our website at: www.departmentofmedicine.com.

The Cumming School of Medicine seeks to recruit and retain a diverse and inclusive workforce that will contribute to creating the future of health. We are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests, and talents feel welcome and supported.

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit an application online via University of Calgary Careers webpage using the ‘Apply Now’ link.

Please be aware that the application process allows for a maximum of four attachments. Your four application attachments should be organized to contain the following (you are encouraged to merge documents to reduce the number of attachments):

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae (must document your experience in clinical epidemiology of immune related rheumatic disease)
  • Clinical and Research interest statement, including funded projects (not to exceed 2 pages)
  • The names and contact information for three referees

Questions about this position may be directed to:

Dr. Paul MacMullan

Section Chief, Section of Rheumatology
Department of Medicine, University of Calgary

c/o Ellen Lee (Administrative Support)
Email:
elllee@ucalgary.ca
 

Application Deadline: March 20, 2020

The University of Calgary recognizes that a diverse staff/faculty benefits and enriches the work, learning and research experiences of the entire campus and greater community. We are committed to removing barriers that have been historically encountered by some people in our society. We strive to recruit individuals who will further enhance our diversity and will support their academic and professional success while they are here. 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)

 

Additional Information

To learn more about academic opportunities at the University of Calgary and all we have to offer, view our Academic Careers website. For more information about the Cumming School of Medicine visit Careers in the Cumming School of Medicine.

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 be recognized as 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. The University of Calgary inspires and supports discovery, creativity and innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit ucalgary.ca.
 
About Calgary, Alberta

Calgary is one of the world's cleanest cities and has been named one of the world's most livable cities for years. 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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