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JOB POSTING: Clinical Trials Unit Manager at BC Children’s hem/onc – available immediately.

For a detailed job description, pay scale, and to apply, go to www.staffcareers.ubc.ca/26811

Qualifications: Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline. Post-graduate degree in related discipline or equivalent professional designation preferred. Certified Clinical Research Professional through SoCRA or ACRP preferred. Minimum of three years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional qualifications listed in posting.

Job Summary: To oversee clinical trials unit operations and ensure the highest ethical and regulatory standards are followed while conducting clinical trials at BC Children’s Hospital.

This position is the functional interface between the Director/Principal Investigators in the Division of Oncology/Hematology/BMT and the Clinical Trials Unit (CTU). This position will be the providing vision and will be responsible for developing and strategically planning programs from conception to completion as well as managing clinical multi-research, multi-disciplinary projects the operational clinical trials manager within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT and Childhood Cancer and Blood Research Cluster.

The individual will be accountable for the execution of clinical protocols within the allocated budget, personnel resources and timelines and will bring operational knowledge to the translation of clinical research protocols into practice. The individual will contribute to the leadership of the department by providing guidance and direction to colleagues to ensure the successful achievement of the department goals and milestones. The individual will also maintain a high level of current knowledge in clinical trials in order to provide expertise to different parts of the Clinical Research Support Group.

In addition to areas of the hospital, outpatient visits are performed in the clinical offices, and research recording and communication occurs with the research office. Attendance at clinical rounds and study meetings occur frequently and travel to international conferences and study meetings may occur. The manager attends study and other meetings along with or on behalf of the Director and Research Program Manager.

 

 

JOB POSTING: Research Program Manager at UBC/BC Children’s Hospital (open until filled, immediate start available)

The University of British Columbia, Department of Pediatrics, located at BCCH is seeking a Research Program Manager to provide strategic direction of the and MCCCRP and CCBR Group at the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute in close collaboration with the program director, Dr. Kirk Schultz. You will be responsible for the overall planning, development, management, coordination, and communication for a large multiple-project clinical research program and laboratory research program; facilitation and management of research grants; writing reports and presentations for various stakeholders; developing drafts of manuscripts for publication; management of human
resources and financial administration; and contributing to the development of future research and programmatic activities.

The successful candidate will hold a Post-graduate degree or equivalent professional designation, a MSc or PhD is preferred. 4 years or equivalent combination of education and experience is required including experience in conducting clinical and laboratory research. Experience in financial management and human resource management is preferred. Experience with project management for multiple-site projects, research grants and contracts an asset.

Review of applications will commence immediately. Interested applicants should submit a letter and their curriculum vitae to:

Kirk R. Schultz, MD, FCAHS
Director, Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer Research Program
Professor of Pediatrics, UBC
BC Children’s Hospital and Research Institute
4480 Oak Street, Rm. B315
Vancouver, BC V6H 3V4

e-mail: kschultz@mail.ubc.ca

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is as soon as possible.  For a complete job description, please see pediatrics.med.ubc.ca/about/careers or med-fom-pediatrics.sites.olt.ubc.ca/files/2013/11/Research-Program-Manager.pdf


The University of British Columbia (UBC) is Canada’s third largest university and consistently ranks among the 40 best universities in the world. Primarily situated in Vancouver, UBC is a research-intensive university and has an economic impact of $4 billion to the provincial economy. The UBC Faculty of Medicine educates health professional and life sciences students at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, and pursues research – in the laboratory, in clinical settings and at the population and public policy level – to improve the health of people worldwide.

BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) cares for the province’s most acutely ill or injured children and youth and pediatric patients with chronic medical disorders, and provides developmental and rehabilitation services to children and youth throughout BC. BCCH offers a wide range of health services and specialized health programs, is a leading acute care teaching facility, and conducts research to advance health and care through the BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, in partnership with the UBC. The pediatric residency program and 16 pediatric subspecialty training programs are accredited by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

The Michael Cuccione Childhood Cancer research program (MCCCRP) is a program focused on improving the efficacy and safety of the treatment of childhood, adolescent, and young adult cancers. It focuses on developing targeted interventions including drug and immune therapies that include cell therapies including blood and marrow transplantation. Moreover there is a major focus on improving the safety of current therapies to lead to a minimum amount of late effects. The Childhood and Cancer and Blood (CCBR) group includes the MCCCRP as well as research focused on all blood disorders including transplantation and cell therapies for non-cancer diseases. The program is provincial in its scope and provides national and international leadership. The MCCCRP included 10 clinical trials PIs and 6 laboratory based PIs. The clinical trials program includes 7 clinical fellows, 10 CRAs and RNs with 3 managers as part of the program structure and the laboratory based program includes 40 trainees, RAs, post-doctoral fellows, and project coordinators. The CCBR include an additional 15 PIs involved in blood and cancer research. The approximate annual operating budget is $2M.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Academic position in Clinical Paediatric Hematoloty-Oncology at Children’s Hospital/Western University (London, ON)

Department of Paediatrics, Western University, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

 

The Department of Paediatrics, Children’s Hospital, London Health Sciences Centre and Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, is seeking a fully certified Paediatric Haematologist-Oncologist to join our established Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology. The Division of Paediatric Haematology-Oncology provides comprehensive haematology and oncology care for the children of southwestern Ontario population of about 2 million.

Western University delivers an academic experience second to none.  Western challenges the best and brightest faculty, staff and students to commit to the highest global standards.  Our research excellence expands knowledge and drives discovery with real-world application.  Western attracts individuals with a broad worldview, seeking to study, influence and lead in the international community.  Since 1878, The Western Experience has combined academic excellence with life-long opportunities for intellectual, social and cultural growth in order to better serve our communities.  Western is a research-intensive institution with a wide range of academic and professional programs (see http://www.uwo.ca/ to learn more).  Western’s Recruitment and Retention Office is available to assist in the transition of successful applicants and their families.

Candidates for this position must have an MD or equivalent degree and must be eligible for licensing in the Province of Ontario.  Subspecialty certification in Paediatric Haematology-Oncology from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent is required.  Additional training in patient safety and management of adverse events during therapy is desired.  The successful candidate will be a Clinician Teacher, and hold a full-time Limited Term Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, or a Continuing Clinical Academic appointment at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending upon qualifications and experience at the time of appointment.  Successful candidates will have a keen interest in academic medicine, the ability to collaborate effectively with all other members of the health care team and office staff, and will be expected to participate in team-based health care and teaching, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Compensation for this position will be primarily composed of an alternative funding plan and academic salary. The anticipated start date for this position is to be negotiated.

Please submit your application, including curriculum vitae, Letter of Interest/Statement of Academic Qualifications, and names and contact information of three references to:

Michael Rieder, MD, PhD, FRCPC
Professor of Paediatrics, Interim Chair/Chief, Department of Paediatrics
800 Commissioners Road East, London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5W9
Email: mrieder@uwo.ca

 Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Review of applications will begin on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.  Please ensure that the form http://uwo.ca/facultyrelations/physicians/Application_FullTime_Clinical.pdf is included in your application.

Business Addresses:

  • Western University, 1151 Richmond Street N., London, Ontario N6A 5B8, www.uwo.ca
  • London Health Sciences Centre, 800 Commissioners Road East, London Ontario, N6A 5W9, www.lhsc.on.ca
  • St. Joseph’s Health Care London, 268 Grosvenor Street, London, Ontario, N6A 4V2, www.sjhc.london.on.ca

 

Positions are subject to budget approval. Applicants should have fluent written and oral communication skills in English. The University invites applications from all qualified individuals. Western is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression.

 In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact Jill O’Dowda at jodowda@uwo.ca or 519-685-8129.

JOB POSTING: Full Time Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist Montreal Children’s Hospital (applications due June 1, 2017)

The Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology of the Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University Health Centre is seeking a full-time clinician for an academic appointment commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The individual would become part of an experienced and cohesive group caring for a broad range of patients within the specialty.  An interest in benign and malignant hematology as well as a record of clinical research would be an asset.  Candidates must have completed a fellowship in pediatric hematology/oncology and be board certified or eligible by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent body.   Due to regulations of the Collège des Médecins du Québec candidates who completed their medical school training outside of North America, France, or Belgium will not be considered. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.  The MUHC is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences including aboriginal people, visible minorities, and those with disabilities.

Interested individuals should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and the names and addresses of three referees by June 1, 2017 to:    

Dr. David Mitchell
Division Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, Montreal Children’s Hospital
Email: david.mitchell@muhc.mcgill.ca

1001 Blvd Décarie, Room B05.2024, Montréal, Québec, Canada H4A 3J1

About the Division and Montreal Children’s Hospital

The MCH is a full service academic pediatric hospital that has had international influence in the care of children for over 110 years.  In 2015 it relocated to a brand new and very unique facility that is comprised of separate pediatric and adult hospitals, a Shriners Hospital, cancer centre, and basic research institute on one site.  All facilities are attached, facilitating collaboration between the pediatric and adult as well as the clinical and research sectors.  The division of hematology/oncology is located within the pediatric hospital with dedicated and adjacent inpatient and outpatient units.  The division sees 100 new oncology cases annually and a full range of benign hematology patients including 200 with sickle cell disease, is FACT certified for hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, and is very active in clinical, basic, and translational research.

About Montreal

Greater Montreal is a city of 4 million people with a very multicultural and cosmopolitan flavor.  French and English are the dominant languages and ability to communicate in both would be an asset.  It is renowned for its summer festivals, excellent selection of restaurants, proximity to world class skiing, and the opportunity for a high standard of living with the cost of real estate considerably lower than many other major metropolitan areas in Canada and United States.

 

 

Pediatric Hematologist Physician Department of Pediatrics, Saskatoon Health Region

Position profile – Saskatoon Health Region is seeking applications for Pediatric Hematology short term locums between January and December 2017. The position will include clinical duties comprised of a mixture of inpatient consultative hematology service and ambulatory care.  The duration of the locum is flexible, though a minimum one week commitment is required.

Location of practice – Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, SK.

Qualifications / Requirements of the position – Interested applicants must hold an MD, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan, and be a certified fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in Pediatrics. Preference will be given to applicants who are Royal College certified in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, although applicants in their final year of an accredited Canadian fellowship program will also be accepted.

The City – Saskatoon ShinesWith hours of sunshine and a population of 255,000+, Saskatoon is the largest city in Saskatchewan, offering entertainment including world class events, festivals and attractions, strong arts and music focus, and a short drive to the northern lake country.  Saskatoon has more golf courses and restaurants per capita than anywhere in North America and is noted for its outstanding walking and biking trails along the riverbank.  Excellent educational facilities such as the University of Saskatchewan, home of the Canadian Light Source synchrotron draw the best minds from around the world creating a youthful vitality and cultural richness evident in every neighbourhood.  What’s more – everything is within 20 minutes of home.

To Apply – Saskatoon Health Region supports a shared commitment to a Representative Workforce that is respectful and inclusive of all staff and clients and welcomes applications from those who will contribute to the diversity of our community.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Interested applicants contact David Stammers at david.stammers@usask.ca

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

In order to comply with Federal laws, the University is required to gather statistical information on how many applicants for each job vacancy are Canadian citizens/permanent residents of Canada. When submitting your application, please indicate in your cover letter or resume your status by answering the following question: Are you a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada? Applications without this information will be deemed incomplete. Please note that if you are not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident of Canada, you are not required to indicate your citizenship.

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.

JOB POSTING: Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at BC Children’s Hospital (applications accepted to 31-Jan-2017)

The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Hematology, Oncology, Bone and Marrow Transplantation has an outstanding opportunity for a Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist to join our well established team at BCCH.

Responsibilities encompass patient care, teaching, clinical and/or laboratory research. Applicants must have passed or be eligible for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada examinations in pediatrics, and will have completed a recognized training program in pediatric hematology/oncology. Additional training and/or an established track record in clinical oncology and/or bone marrow transplantation is preferred as well as additional expertise in hematology or HSCT.

The successful candidate will be appointed at the appropriate Clinical Faculty rank at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine. Academic rank and clinical salary will be based on qualifications and experience.

The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017.

DIVISION OF PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY, ONCOLOGY, AND BONE MARROW TRANSPLANTATION

Pediatric Hematologist-Oncologist
Regular Full Time Position

DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA
BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
VANCOUVER, B.C. CANADA
Applications will be accepted until the 31st of January 2017. Interested individuals should submit their most current CV, cover letter and names of three references as soon as possible to:

Caron Strahlendorf. MB.BCh., FCP, FRCPC
Head, Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology/BMT
BC Children’s Hospital
e-mail: cstrahlendorf@cw.bc.ca

https://ca.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=7a989a1390f01228&q=pediatrics&l=Vancouver,+BC&tk=1b5872ap9b8tmcuh&from=web

C17 is searching for a new Children’s Oncology Group Senior Medical Officer (click for information on signing bonus)

Are you, or someone you know, a pediatric hem/onc MD with a keen interest in exploring clinical trial regulation and oversight in Canada?  C17 is searching for our next COG SMO – the perfect way to get your regulatory fix.  In addition, the successful candidate would act as SMO for select trials in addition to COG, according to their expertise.  Time commitment is generally 3-4 hours/week, plus attendance at COG meetings.

SIGNING BONUS: Successful candidate would receive training from the C17 office and the outgoing SMO

For more information, to apply or to nominate a co-worker, please contact your local C17 peds hem/onc division head, COG PI, DVL PI or the C17 office.

JOB POSTING: Assistant/ Associate Professor in Pediatric Oncology – Stollery Children’s Hospital/Department of Pediatrics (University of Alberta) in Edmonton Alberta

Full job posting and application instructions: http://www.doctorjobsalberta.com/Jobs.Edmonton.Assistant–Associate-Professor—Pediatric-Oncology.16-STO-PED-HEMONC-01.aspx

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.

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).

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)

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.

JOB POSTING: Clinical Research Associate C17-PROFYLE

Job Classification:  Clinical Research Associate
Department: C17 – Terry Fox PROFYLE
Location:  Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA)
Estimated FTE:  0.6 – 1.0 FTE Temporary until 31 March 2017
Hours of Work: Flexible
Salary:  $25-30/hour based on experience

 

The Terry Fox PROFYLE program is a collaborative platform being established in pediatric research centres across Canada to molecularly profile the genome of tumours in young Canadian cancer patients. The C17 Council (C17) represents all Hematology and Oncology Programs at children’s cancer centres across Canada, and will be hosting the PROFYLE CRA in their Edmonton office and will provide some guidance. The PROFYLE CRA will assist in the establishment of the fundamental components of clinical trial aspect of the Terry Fox PROFYLE program.

Duties:

  1. Develop a generic protocol for the PROFYLE clinical trial, including:
    • Research and help write Protocol background
    • Create a suite of clinical trial protocols that may be utilized
    • Establish an appropriate SAE, ADR, SUSAR reporting framework
    • Modify the C17 monitoring program for PROFYLE
    • Create templates for QI labelling
    • Write Informed Consent and Assent documents
  2. Identify appropriate drugs to be considered for PROFYLE, including:
    • Identify source and cost of drugs, including available generics
    • Help network with pharmaceutical companies and contacts
    • Search and identify protocols for N of 1, Phase I/II pediatric and adult studies currently open, find treatment protocols, basket trials
  3. Liaise with Health Canada:
    • Establish BGTD and TPD contacts
    • Start pre-CTA discussions and arrange a pre-CTA meeting, if needed
    • Submit Clinical Trial Application (CTA) to Health Canada for generic protocol with up to 10 pre-approved clinical trials treatment plans
  4. Modify the C17 Terms of Reference, personnel and reporting templates for PROFYLE DSMC
  5. Study Start-Up:
    • Identification of study start-up process and requirements
    • Provide study documents and tools
    • Create training slide deck
  6. Advocacy:
    • Understand issues of access and payment for research drugs. SAP access,                          compassionate use supply
  7. Create a clinical trial node budget for PROFYLE

 

Applications may be forwarded to:

Kathy Brodeur-Robb, Executive Director, C17 Council
Emailed to: kathy.brodeur-robb@albertahealthservices.ca