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Surgeon Scientist

Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2020-01-31  Time: 23:59
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 Surgery, Alberta Health Services-Calgary Zone and University of Calgary, invites applications for a Contingent Term academic position at the Assistant Professor level.

The successful individual will have an appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery and may be offered joint appointments with other departments, including the Department of Community Health Sciences and/or the Department of Oncology. They will be expected to become an active member of at least one of the research institutes in the Cumming School of Medicine, undertake graduate supervision, be successful in external national funding competitions, including CIHR, and make a significant contribution to the wider research culture of the department and Cumming School of Medicine. An established relationship with at least one of the Cumming School of Medicine’s research institutes will be an advantage.

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, an active surgical Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. The successful candidate will have an established academic interest in research in addition to clinical practice. The successful candidate will practice at one of the four adult hospitals in Calgary (Foothills Medical Centre, Peter Lougheed Centre, Rockyview General Hospital and South Health Campus) and/or at the Alberta Children’s Hospital.

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. Sean Grondin Head, Department of 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 January 31, 2020:

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Please submit one application for each position desired as copies of applications will not be submitted for multiple postings on your behalf. Applications must include skills and ability for the position, since selection is based on information provided in the application. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for applying with the AHS!

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