Qualifications include an MD, Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in Spinal Surgery, along with eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta.
It is expected that the successful candidate will have additional training in clinical or basic research and actively develop and lead a research program focused on initiating new clinical research projects and clinical trials. A strong background in clinical epidemiology is particularly valuable. The candidate will support enrolment of our ongoing national spinal surgery registry and supervise student, resident and spinal surgery fellows with their research efforts.
There is a strong academic vision in the Calgary Spine Program, including a commitment to education, outcomes research and the development of research protocols related to clinical outcomes and/or medical education. The successful candidate will be expected to have an appointment with the Cumming School of Medicine, University of Calgary. Academic rank will be commensurate with experience and academic credentials.
Must read, write and speak English.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority.