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Headache Neurologist

Full Time Practice
South Health Campus
2019-06-30  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 Clinical Neurosciences ( in the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary, invites applications for a neurologist to develop and lead the Headache Program. The Department of Clinical Neurosciences and Division of Neurology are committed to fostering diversity through cultivating an environment where people with a variety of backgrounds, genders, interests and talents feel welcome and included.

We are seeking a neurologist who will lead development of clinical services and academic programs related to headache (research and education). Participation in Division and Department academic activities, and in the General Neurology inpatient service rotation is expected.

For more information please contact Dr. Lara Cooke, Section Chief, Division of Neurology at

Qualifications include an MD, a specialist certificate in Neurology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, completion of a clinical headache fellowship, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.

We require a neurologist who has demonstrated that their primary clinical interest is in the field of headache and who has an interest and an academic record of success in an academic environment. Proven clinical excellence, a record of working well within a team, demonstrated organizational, leadership, collaboration and teaching skills are required.

The successful candidate will become a member of the Section of Neurology Academic Medicine and Health Services Program and must be eligible for an academic appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, and the Department of Clinical Neurosciences.

The ability to participate fully in the Calgary City-Wide call schedule is required.

This position will be funded by the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Neurology, Alberta Medical Health Services Plan (AMHSP), supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine.

AMHSP remuneration is expected to be in the range of $350,000-$460,000 per annum. The successful candidate will be a member of the University of Calgary Medical Group which provides billing services, transcription, academic clerical support, and offers opportunities for other academic opportunities including sabbaticals and travel grants. Specialist on call payments are expected to be in the range of $4,000-$10,000 per annum.

Applicants are to submit three letters of reference and curriculum vitae (in pdf format) to:

Dr. Rajiv Midha

Department Head

Foothills Medical Centre

Calgary, AB T2N 2T9


Fax: 403-270-7878


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to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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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