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Endocrine Surgeon

General Surgery
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2020-02-29  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
Position located in: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Departments of Surgery and Oncology, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and University of Calgary in partnership with the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute invite applications for a Contingent Term academic position at the Assistant Professor level. The successful applicant will have their primary appointment in the Department of Surgery with a joint appointment in the Department of Oncology.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate academic excellence in clinical research, quality improvement, or education. They must have a proven track record of excellence in research as demonstrated by publications (at least five) in high impact peer-reviewed journals, presentations at academic meetings and the ability to demonstrate successful competition for peer-reviewed funding at the national level. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will become a member of The Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute in the Cumming School of Medicine. Contributions to trainee supervision, mentorship and teaching will be expected.

Applicants should include how their research aligns with the University of Calgary’s Eyes High Strategy ( and the Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute’s cancer research framework ( cancer-research-framework.png) in their research interest statement and teaching philosophy.

The successful individual will have an appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Sections of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology with a joint appointment in the Department of Oncology. The successful candidate will be expected to take full call within the Section of General Surgery.

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, have an active, or eligible to obtain, a Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in General Surgery with clinical fellowship training in Endocrine Surgery, or Surgical Oncology with a focus on Endocrine Surgery, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

The AMA, through the Continuing Medical Education (CME) program, reimburses eligible physicians for costs incurred with regard to the maintenance and enhancement of knowledge, skills and competency.

The annual allotment of $2656 carries forward for three years but expires on March 31 of the fourth year if not used.

Dr. Anthony MacLean, Section Chief, Section of General Surgery

Applicants are to submit the following:

· cover letter

· curriculum vitae

· Research Interest Statement and Teaching Philosophy [not to exceed 2 pages each]

· three letters of reference

All applicants are to apply on the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine website at the following address by February 29, 2020:

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