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Medical Geneticist/Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical Genetics
Full Time Practice
Stollery Children's Hospital
2018-09-21  Time: 23:59
AHS is recruiting for this position.
This position is eligible for AHS sponsorship. The successful applicant will be granted AHS sponsorship support for a CPSA Practice Readiness Assessment, if required.

Medical Geneticist/Clinical Assistant Professor

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a clinical position with AHS Child Health (Division of Clinical Genetics) and the Department of Medical Genetics.

The successful applicant will join an academic medical genetics clinic providing a full spectrum of clinical genetics services. In addition to clinical care, the clinic is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The Department of Medical Genetics has an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally. This position will be comprised of 70 % clinical service.

Interested applicants must hold an MD and have completed residency in Medical Genetics or related disciplines; he/she should be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, or the Canadian College of Medical Genetics. See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information . The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA).

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry has been internationally recognized as among the world’s top 50 medical schools and as one of Canada’s premiere health-education institutions and is located in Edmonton.

Remuneration for this position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and will be based on the income scale of a competitive and highly successful academic alternate funding plan.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae along with the names of three references to:

Dr. Michael Walter, Professor and Chair

Department of Medical Genetics

8-39 Medical Sciences Building,

University of Alberta,

Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2H7

Fax: (780) 492-1998


The competition will remain open until the position is filled.

This position is Sponsorship Eligible.

Department information is available on Details about the University of Alberta and the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry can be found on the Faculty’s homepage at More about AHS and the City of Edmonton can be found at and

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

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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