Assistant/ Associate Professor – Pediatric Oncology Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry – Department of Pediatrics and Alberta Health Services (open until filled)

 

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, in partnership with Alberta Health Services (AHS) invites applicants to apply for a contingent tenure-track position of Assistant/Associate Professor with clinical activities focused as a Pediatric Oncologist within the Division of Pediatric Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care and Environmental Health (iHOPE) in the Department of Pediatrics.

Qualifications:

 The successful applicant will join nine academic pediatric hematologists/oncologists and four basic scientists within the division providing a full spectrum of clinical hematology and oncology services. In addition to clinical care, the division is active in teaching at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and has a fully accredited Pediatric Hematology/Oncology subspecialty-training program through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. We have an active basic and clinical science program, collaborating locally, nationally and internationally.

Depending upon the qualifications and experience of the applicant, this position will be comprised of clinical service (maximum 50%) with the remainder of time allocated to academic pursuits: either teaching and/or research. Research can be in any area within Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. Contributions to education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels are expected from all faculty.

Interested applicants should either be clinician-investigators or clinician-scientists, must hold an MD as well as an advanced degree (Masters’ or PhD or equivalent), must have completed a subspecialty residency in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, and be certified or eligible to become a fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (Pediatric Hematology/Oncology). See the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for more information on various routes of credentialing (http://www.royalcollege.ca/public/credentials/routes).

The University of Alberta Medical School is one of the top 50 teaching and research universities in the world. Home to 39,000 students and 15,000 faculty and staff, the university has an annual budget of $1.8 billion and attracts more than $480 million in sponsored research revenue.

Compensation:

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. For qualified candidates with a wet bench research focus, start-up funds and laboratory space will be provided. ($284,994.07 to $338,994.07)

 

Interested applicants should forward their curriculum vitae and a letter of application to:

Dr. David Eisenstat
Professor and Division Director
Pediatric Immunology, Hematology/Oncology, Palliative Care and Environmental Health (iHOPE)
Room 3-518, 11405-87 Avenue
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy
Edmonton, AB T6G 1C9
Ph: 780-248-5522
Fx: 888-775-9068
Email:david.eisenstat@albertahealthservices.ca

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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.

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