Qualifications include an MD, specialist certification in Neurology, a clinical MS Fellowship, eligibility for medical licensure in the Province of Alberta, translational research training, and demonstrated commitment to research in areas related to pathogenesis and disease mechanisms in multiple sclerosis. The ability to establish an independent research program as demonstrated by a portfolio of scholarly work is also required. At the Assistant Professor level, this will entail the publication of at least 30 peer reviewed papers, with the majority as 1st or senior author and success in obtaining competitive funding for either salary support or research projects.
Excellent facilities for clinical and basic neuroscience, health outcomes research and state-of-the-art clinical and research infrastructure, provide an environment conducive to leading-edge research. The Multiple Sclerosis Program in Calgary provides care to the 1.8 million residents of Southern Alberta and is involved in funded research. HBI and the Cumming School of Medicine and Department of Clinical Neurosciences will provide attractive start-up support, laboratory space, and analytics facilities to equip the recruited candidate for success.
While duties include providing clinical service in the Section of Neurology with clinical teaching, substantial time will be protected for research. Salary support will be through the Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Division of Neurology, Alberta Medical Health Services Plan, supported by Alberta Health, Alberta Health Services and the Cumming School of Medicine.
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.