Academic Transplant Nephrologist, Division of Nephrology

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Department of Medicine
Competition No.:
A100639358D1
Closing Date: Jun 01, 2022

The University of Alberta, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology in partnership with Alberta Health Services invites applications for an Academic position in Nephrology 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 University is currently home to 39,000 students with more 15,000 faculty and staff.

The Division of Nephrology and Immunology at the University of Alberta is a research intensive Division currently with 9 CIHR funded investigators. Research spans the spectrum from fundamental and translational work through epidemiology and health services research in general nephrology and transplantation immunology. The Division considers education a high priority and provides leadership to the educational and administrative activities of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, and Alberta Health Services.

The successful candidate will be an MD (or equivalent) with certification in Nephrology with the Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada or equivalent, be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta (CPSA) and have specialized training in the area of research in transplantation.

Key accountabilities for the one position will include, but are not limited to: conducting transplantation research, inpatient kidney transplant service, inpatient nephrology and consult service, and outpatient service in kidney transplantation and general nephrology.

In the letter of interest, applicants need to indicate their interest to take on the role as Director of Renal Transplant Services, which can be part of this position.

The successful candidate will be offered a contingent tenured or tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, in the Department of Medicine, which is in accordance with the University of Alberta Faculty Agreement, and offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Remuneration for this position is based on the Academic Medicine and Health Services Program (AMHSP), which offers a very competitive remuneration package. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Interested candidates are asked to submit online a letter of intent and curriculum vitae outlining their education, qualifications, experience, research interests, along with three letters of reference.

For more information please contact:
Dr. Branko Braam
Divisional Director, Nephrology
University of Alberta, Department of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
CSB 11-107
Edmonton, AB T6G 2G3
E-mail: branko.braam@ualberta.ca

Applications will begin being reviewed May 4th, 2022; however, the competition will remain open until June 1st, 2022.

To assist the University in complying with mandatory reporting requirements of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (R203(3) (e)), please include the first digit of your Canadian Social Insurance Number in your application. If you do not have a Canadian Social Insurance Number, please indicate this in your application.

The City of Edmonton, with a growing population of over one million, is the cosmopolitan capital of Alberta known as “The City of Festivals”. With an abundance of services, a beautiful river valley, a multitude of community activities and attractive and financially reasonable living accommodation options, our energetic city has something for everyone. For further details about our vibrant city, please visit www.edmonton.ca.

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 www.ualberta.ca.

Details about Alberta Health Services can be found at www.albertahealthservices.ca.

Note: Online applications are accepted until midnight Mountain Standard Time of the closing date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. If suitable Canadian citizens or permanent residents cannot be found, other individuals will be considered. The University of Alberta is committed to an equitable, diverse, and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from all qualified persons. We encourage women; First Nations, Métis and Inuit persons; members of visible minority groups; persons with disabilities; persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity and expression; and all those who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas and the University to apply.

COVID-19 Vaccination: Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 in compliance with the University’s COVID-19 Vaccination Directive. Fully Vaccinated means a status an individual achieves 14 days after having received the recommended number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada or the World Health Organization, and requires the individual to maintain the recommended number and type of vaccine doses as updated and required by Health Canada thereafter.