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Academic Rheumatologist

Full Time Practice
Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre (Primary), FMC, PLC, RGH, SHC
2017-09-01  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
AHS Sponsorship for CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment is not offered for this position.

The Department of Medicine, University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services, Calgary, invites applications for a position as a Physician rheumatologist in the Section of Rheumatology. It is expected that the incumbent will be appointed to a full-time Clinical Faculty position at the Richmond Road Diagnostic and Treatment Centre in the Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine at the University of Calgary.

The successful candidate must have a strong background in all aspects of rheumatology, and there is the expectation that he/she will participate in the general rheumatology program at the University of Calgary. The successful candidate will have demonstrated clinical expertise in the comprehensive management of patients with musculoskeletal disease in an ambulatory care setting. Preference will be given to applicants who have completed at least one year of additional training relevant to the practice of academic rheumatology, including but not limited to medical education and/or clinical/basic research. Accordingly, this position will include protected time for scholarly activities to ensure a rewarding and fulfilling career. Excellence in teaching is a must as candidate will be expected to lead programs in the undergraduate as well as postgraduate teaching activities within the Section and Department.

January 1, 2018 would be the ideal start date for this appointment, but a later start will be considered. The closing date for applications is September 1, 2017.

Qualifications include an MD, FRCPC Rheumatology (or equivalent sub-specialist certification), and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. Academic appointment ranking will be based on qualifications and experience. Remuneration will be through an attractive remuneration and benefits package through the University of Calgary-Alberta Health Services Alternate Relationship Plan.

The candidate must be eligible for Licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta.

Must read, write and speak English.

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

An attractive remuneration package will be offered through the Alternate Relationship Plan

The Practitioner is responsible for purchasing health and insurance benefits.

Continuing Medical Education reimburses physicians for eligible continuing medical education costs. Each eligible Practitioner receives a $2,656 annual allotment which can be carried forward for three years.

Please submit curriculum vitae, cover letter, a teaching dossier, a statement of research and/or educational interests, and the names of three referees by September 1, 2017 to:

Dianne Mosher, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine

Section Chief, Section of Rheumatology

3330 Hospital Dr NW

Calgary, AB T2N 4N1


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