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Clinical Endocrinologist in the Division of Endocrinology

Endocrinology & Metabolism
Full Time Practice
University of Alberta Hospital / Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
2019-03-22  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: Edmonton Zone To learn more about this zone
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The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for a Clinical Endocrinologist to be based at the University of Alberta. Located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the Faculty has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premier health-education institutions.

The Division of Endocrinology comprises of a group of 16 endocrinologists in a tertiary care facility which serves over 1.5 million people, including the world’s largest islet transplant program, and one of the largest Pituitary Clinics in Canada. The Division has excellent clinical facilities, a Royal College approved resident training program and easy access to dynamic testing and the full range of diagnostic and therapeutic services.

The successful candidate will have an MD degree, or equivalent. They will be eligible for certification as a Specialist in Endocrinology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada. As well, he or she will be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have an interest and expertise in the endocrine management of transgender individuals.

Key accountabilities of the Clinical Endocrinologist will include, but will not be limited to providing specialist endocrine care to inpatients and out-patients (including a share of the call schedule) referred to the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism; providing teaching for and supervision of residents and students; and playing an active role in the Edmonton Zone Section of Endocrinology and Metabolism. The successful candidate will be expected to work as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop and deliver integrated care for transgender individuals in collaboration with the Gender Program, and deliver specialist care for patients with diabetes within the Edmonton Zone (at the Royal Alexandra Hospital). Clinical activities will be agreed upon in advance with the division director.

The successful applicant will be expected to apply for a Clinical Academic Colleague Appointment in the Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, which will be considered under a separate process through the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry.

Remuneration will be based on the Fee-for-Service (FFS) schedule.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, personal aptitudes and interpersonal skills, along with three letters of reference to:

Dr. Peter Senior

Division Director, Endocrinology and Metabolism

9-114 Clinical Sciences Building, 11350 83 Avenue NW

Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2G


Applications will begin being reviewed on Mar 22, 2019 (Note: 2 weeks after ad posted); however, the competition will remain open until the position is filled.

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Details about the University of Alberta, the Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry and the Department of Medicine can be found on the Faculty’s Home Page at

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at

How to Apply

Apply Online

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

The University of Alberta and Alberta Health Services hire on the basis of merit. We are committed to the principle of equity in employment. We welcome diversity and encourage applications from all qualified women and men, including persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and Aboriginal persons

AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve, and is committed
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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