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Medical Oncology

Medical Oncology
Full Time Practice
1
Calgary
Tom Baker Cancer Centre
4832
2020-07-02
2020-07-31  Time: 23:59
2020-10-01
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.
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The Department of Oncology, Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary in conjunction with Cancer Control, Alberta Health Services, invite applications for a full-time clinician/clinician scientist within the discipline of Medical Oncology at the Clinical Assistant Professor level or higher. 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 will join a team of 26 Medical Oncologists.

Special training and/or a record of academic success in areas such as epidemiology, clinical trials, investigational new drug development, translational research and/or health services research would be desirable.

The Tom Baker Cancer Centre, a component of a provincial program of cancer control 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. Radiation services for southern Alberta are provided at TBCC by 21 Radiation Oncologists, and facilities include 9 linear accelerators, CT simulation, intensity modulated radiotherapy, brachytherapy, and stereotactic capabilities. The Provincial Bone Marrow Transplant program is also delivered in Calgary. Postgraduate training programs in Medical Oncology and other oncology disciplines (Radiation, 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 groups, (such as the CCTG and N.R.G. (N.S.A.B.P., R.T.O.G., G.O.G.)), and industry trials. Integration with the University of Calgary’s 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.

Named a cultural capital of Canada and one of the best places to live in the world, Calgary is a city of leaders - in business, community, philanthropy and volunteerism. Calgarians benefit from historically one the strongest economy in the nation 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.

You must have an MD degree and Canadian specialist certification in Medical Oncology, or the equivalent. You must be eligible for licensure as a specialist by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and for appointment to the medical staff of AHS. Special training and/or a record of academic success in areas such as epidemiology, clinical trials, investigational new drug development, translational research and/or health services research would be desirable.

The successful applicant will be expected to obtain an appointment within the Department of Oncology at the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens or those with permanent resident status.

Remuneration will depend on clinical experience and comply with the agreement between Cancer Control Alberta, Alberta Health Services and the Alberta Medical Association. Compensation Grid Compensation range is between $318,086 (level 1 ) and $457,875 (level4). Medical Oncologists may be either AHS employees or independent contractors.


Dr. Daniel Heng, MD, MPH, FRCPC

Division Head, Medical Oncology, University of Calgary, Section Chief, Medical Oncology, Cancer Control - Alberta Health Services

Tom Baker Cancer Centre

1331 29 St NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2

Phone: (403) 521-3347

Fax: (403) 283-1651

Email: daniel.heng@ahs.ca

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Dr. Daniel Heng at Daniel.Heng@ahs.ca by 31 July 2020.



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