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Assistant/Associate Professor – Emergency Medicine

Emergency Medicine
Full Time Practice
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2020-05-27  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: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent tenure track position of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine.


The successful applicant will be offered a full-time position (1.0 FTE) with the University of Alberta. This position will be comprised of approximate 40% clinical service (including clinical teaching) and 60% academic pursuits: for example, teaching, research and administrative duties. All faculty members are expected to contribute to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the University of Alberta is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world, serving 39,000 students with more than 15,00 faculty and staff. Founded over a century ago, the University has an annual budget in excess of $1.7 billion and attracts more than $500 million in sponsored research revenue.

The Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health education institutions. The Department of Emergency Medicine currently has four academic faculty, 37 residents, and 190 clinical faculty members working clinically at eight hospitals across the Edmonton Zone. These include the Grey Nuns Community Hospital, the Misericordia Community Hospital, the Royal Alexandra Hospital/Northeast Community Health Centre, the Stollery Children’s Hospital, the Strathcona Community Hospital, the Sturgeon Community Hospital, the University of Alberta Hospital, and the Westview Health Centre. The Department’s mission statement is “to optimize and advance the provision of emergency medical care through excellence in research, education, and community service.”

In addition, the Department of Emergency Medicine houses two residency training programs: the 5-year fellowship training program in Emergency Medicine from the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (CPSA; ~ 6 annually) and the 1-year certification program in Emergency Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada (CFPC), jointly administered with the Department of Family Medicine (~ 6 annually). Both provide ample opportunities for staff to supervise learners conducting research and educational activities. Graduate training affiliation is available through the Department of Medicine, the School of Public Health, or other Departments.

AHS is Canada’s first and largest province-wide, fully-integrated health system, responsible for delivering health services to the over 4 million people living in Alberta, as well as to some residents of Saskatchewan, B.C. and the Northwest Territories. The Department of Emergency Medicine works closely clinically with AHS in the provision of patient services in the Edmonton Zone, as well as provincially through the Emergency Strategic Clinical Network (ESCN).

Interested applicants must hold an MD with a preference for additional training (masters or PhD) and must have completed training in Emergency Medicine (FRCPC-EM, CCFP-EM or with equivalent Emergency Medicine specialist training or certification). In addition, the successful applicant must have additional advanced research (e.g., MPH, MSc, PhD) or educational (e.g., Med, PhD) training and research experience. The successful applicant must also be eligible for license with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) if planning to practice clinically, or have been licensed elsewhere in the past (in the event that clinical practice is not desirable).

Interested individuals should submit up-to-date curriculum vitae, along with the names and current addresses of three references by December 11, 2019; however, competition will remain open until the position is filled.

Dr. William Sevcik, Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Alberta

750 University Terrace

Edmonton, AB T6G 2C8

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

The University of Alberta and AHS are committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons, We encourage women; First Nations, Metis 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.

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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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