Orthopaedic Arthroplasty/Trauma Surgeon

Orthopaedic Arthroplasty/Trauma Surgeon 

The Department of Surgery, Alberta Health Services – Calgary Zone and University of Calgary, Section of Orthopaedic Surgery invite applications for an orthopaedic surgeon with fellowship training in both arthroplasty and trauma. 

Qualifications include an MD or equivalent, an active Fellowship in the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) in Orthopaedic Surgery with additional fellowship training in both Arthroplasty and Trauma, and eligibility for licensure in the Province of Alberta. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a significant academic interest in teaching and research in addition to clinical practice. 

A major clinical focus in Hip and Knee Reconstruction is required. The practice is at the South Health Campus in the Calgary Zone.  The successful candidate will participate in a call schedule and treat single-limb trauma at South Health Campus.  The successful candidate will be expected to participate in Research. Duties will include recruiting and entering patients into on-going clinical trials; supervising students, residents and fellows with their research efforts; initiating new clinical research projects in association with other members of the Divisions of Trauma and Hip and Knee Reconstruction. 

The successful candidate will act as a preceptor for students, clinical clerks, residents and fellows, and support undergraduate, graduate and post-graduate teaching. Participation in committees with administrative, clinical, educational, research or other mandates is required.  

The successful candidate will have an appointment with the University of Calgary, Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Section of Orthopaedics.  In accordance with Canadian Immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada. The University of Calgary and Alberta Health Services are committed to employment equity. 

Please send a letter of application, three references and your curriculum vitae in PDF format by June 8th, 2018 to: 

Dr. Kevin Hildebrand, MD, FRCSC, CCPE

Section Head, Orthopaedic Surgery

Health Research Innovation Building

3280 Hospital Dr. NW, Rm. 3A10

Calgary, AB, T2N-4Z6      Canada

Email: hildadm@ucalgary.ca

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