The Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry at the University of Alberta, and Alberta Health Services – Edmonton Zone, are accepting applications for an academic Urologist with training in Renal Transplantation Urology. The successful applicant will be based primarily at the University of Alberta Hospital with a flexible start date of approximately July 1, 2021.
The Division of Urology is a national leader with surgical areas of expertise that include the entire breadth of the urologic spectrum: general urology, urologic oncology, reconstructive urology, endourology, pediatric urology, female urology, and transplantation. Division members have access to three da Vinci surgical robots, as well as the Kipnes Urology Centre (KUC), a state-of-the-art ambulatory urologic facility. KUC’s facilities include lithotripsy, cystoscopy and urodynamics, and a prostate cancer survivorship clinic. In addition to other general and subspecialty urology clinics, there are clinics dedicated to acute stone disease, and a multidisciplinary clinic dedicated to advanced prostate cancer. The clinical focus of the recruit will be on evaluation and management of living renal donors and renal transplant recipients from living, DCD and NDD donors. The individual will take part in renal transplant call in addition to some general urology call.
The position will have a job description that includes a commitment to clinical care delivery, education, and research. The successful candidate will care for surgical inpatients and outpatients, as well as participate in the on-call rotation supporting the University of Alberta Hospital and the Edmonton Zone. Remuneration will be on a fee-for service basis with billing directly to Alberta Health.
Participation in the undergraduate and post-graduate surgery curricula at the University of Alberta will also be a key component of the position. The successful candidate will receive a special continuing academic appointment with the Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, at an appropriate rank. Opportunities for further academic advancement may also be considered in future.