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Clinical Assistant Professor

Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2021-07-27  Time: 23:59
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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The Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, invites applications for a position as a physician gastroenterologist in the Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology. It is expected that the incumbent will be appointed to a full-time Clinical Faculty position at the Foothills Medical Centre in the Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary.

Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary, including the new 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.

Qualifications include an MD, FRCPC Gastroenterology (or equivalent sub-specialist certification), and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience. Remuneration will be based on a fee-for- service model as a member of the University of Calgary Medical Group.

The successful candidate must have a strong background in all aspects of gastroenterology, and there is the expectation that he/she will participate in the general gastroenterology program at the University of Calgary. The successful candidate will be a key member of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Clinic and therefore should have a strong track record of clinical expertise in caring for and managing patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in an ambulatory care setting. This requires at least 18 months of post-gastroenterology fellowship advanced specialized training in the management of IBD (IBD fellowship). This training will include at least 6 months of training in intestinal bowel ultrasound. In addition, candidates will have advanced training in specialized IBD endoscopy including chromoendoscopy, dysplasia surveillance, removal or flat dysplastic lesions. Moreover, the candidate should also show demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching, and will be expected to participate in the undergraduate as well as postgraduate teaching activities of the Section and Department.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.

Fee for Service

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

For complete details on the AMA benefits, please see

Mark Swain

Professor and Head, Section of Gastroenterology

TRW Building, 6th Floor,3280 Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, AB, T2N 4Z6


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to by 27-Jul-2021

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