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Job title: Academic Infectious Disease Physician

Company: University of Alberta

Job description: DescriptionThe University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, in partnership with Alberta Health Services, invites applications for an Academic Infectious Disease Physician 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 Infectious Diseases has over 30 Faculty members and provides clinical services to all acute care facilities in Edmonton, and consultative services to Northern Alberta as well as western NWT and parts of BC. There are established specialty programs in HIV/AIDS, Transplant Infectious Diseases, Viral Hepatitis, Outpatient Parenteral Antimicrobial Therapy (OPAT), Infection Prevention and Control and Antimicrobial Stewardship as well as close relationships with Provincial and regional microbiology laboratories, and regional Public Health. The Division boasts one of the longest running and most highly regarded Canadian postgraduate training programs in Infectious Diseases. It has a long history of conducting clinical trials with dedicated Clinical Trial Unit infrastructure, and members of the Division are actively engaged across clinical, translational and basic science research.The successful candidate will be an MD with certification in Infectious Diseases 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 demonstrated a successful record of accomplishment in research, and/or have formal research training with associated productivity.Key accountabilities of the Academic Infectious Diseases Physician will include, but will not be limited to, clinical practice of Infectious Diseases, teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate medical trainees, including Infectious Diseases subspecialty residents, and the development of an internationally recognized research program. Clinical practice (minimum 20% effort) may include, but not be limited to, inpatient ID consultation, ambulatory care and equitable participation in ID after hours call. Individual areas of clinical interest may be incorporated into the role. The successful applicant will have a major research focus, dedicating at least 40% of their time to research in Infectious Diseases with alignment to the existing strengths of the Division ( ) and Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. The following are regarded as an asset, but not required, for those with a clinical research focus: training/experience in Clinical Trials methodology, Health Economics, or Health Services Research. In collaboration with the Li Ka Shing Institute of Virology (https://www.ualberta.ca/li-ka-shing-institute-virology/index.html ) there are exceptional opportunities for applicants with a basic/translational research focus.The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Medicine, with the rank of Assistant or Associate 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 a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, grants and publications, along with three letters of reference.FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACTDr. Karen DoucetteDivisional Director, Infectious DiseasesAddress:Ph: 780-492-5936 E-mail: karen.doucette@ualberta.caApplications will begin being reviewed on 2 weeks after ad posted); 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 .As part of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program requirements, the university must conduct recruitment efforts to hire Canadians and permanent residents before offering a job to a temporary foreign worker. To ensure we remain in compliance with these regulations, please include the appropriate statement in your application “I am a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident” or “I am not a Canadian Citizen/Permanent Resident”.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, Métis 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.

Location: Northwest Territories – Edmonton, AB

Job date: Wed, 27 Mar 2024 08:54:42 GMT