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Clinician Scientist

Critical Care Medicine
Full Time Practice
Foothills Medical Centre
2019-05-15  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: Calgary Zone To learn more about this zone
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The Department of Critical Care Medicine, Cumming School of Medicine, Alberta Health Services Calgary Zone in conjunction with the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases at the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, invite applications for a Contingent Term full-time Academic Clinician Scientist at the Assistant Professor level, with interest and research expertise in Critical Care Medicine related to Biomedical, Clinical or Health Services Research.

The position is designed to recruit an independent researcher and collaborative Clinician Scientist to complement the Department of Critical Care Medicine’s successful and growing teams of clinician researchers. The successful candidate will have 50% of their time protected for research with an opportunity to increase protected time to 75%. Start-up funds will be available to support a qualified candidate commensurate with requirements. The position provides opportunities for membership in the Snyder Institute for Chronic Diseases and the O’Brien Institute for Public Health. Alberta Health Services has implemented Strategic Clinical Networks to foster collaboration between researchers, clinicians and decision-makers across the Province and a clinical information system and data warehouse called eCritical Alberta to facilitate research initiatives. This information system serves all neonatal, pediatric and adult intensive care units in the Province and is an enormous asset for the successful candidate.

Alberta Health Services operates five teaching hospitals in the city of Calgary. The Department of Critical Care Medicine provides academic and clinical services in an integrated manner across all of the hospital sites. The Department has clinical and operational responsibility for all 80 adult ICU beds in the City of Calgary, which provide opportunity for the development and evaluation of diagnostic, therapeutic and health service delivery innovations to improve patient care and health.

The University of Calgary’s strategic research plan includes a health focus while the Cumming School of Medicine’s strategic research plan includes a focus of Precision Health. The Department has active multi-disciplinary and inter-professional biomedical, clinical and health services research groups with established research infrastructure and opportunities for supervision of clinical trainees and graduate students, collaboration and mentorship.

Qualifications include an MD, adult critical care medicine specialty training, a minimum of two years of formal research training, and a record of academic research achievements as demonstrated by peer reviewed publications (with at least 12 peer reviewed publications to date, with the candidate being either first or senior author on approximately half of these) and research funding awards. The selected candidate will be expected to compete for external funding award including Tri-Council operating grants.

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.

Fee for Service.

Potential AARP in future.

Dr. Tom Stelfox

Department Head

FMC-McCaig Tower,

3134 Hospital Drive NW

Calgary, AB, T2N 5A1

Phone: 403-944-3413

Fax: 403-283-9994


Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to Scott Banks, Department Manager, By 15-May-2019

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